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The basic unit of structure and function in a living thing...
cell
forms the outside boundary of the cell...
cell membrane
the large structure inside the cell membrane...
nucleus
the area between the cell membrane and the nucleus...
cytoplasm
a group of similar cells tht perform the same function...
(4 kinds: muscle, nerve, connective and epithelial)
tissue
tissue that can contract or shorten - it makes body parts move
muscle tissue
tissue that carries messages back & forth between the brain & other parts of the body
nerve tissue
tissue that provides support for your body and connects all its parts (ex.= bones, fat, & blood)
connective tissue
tissue that covers the surfaces of your body, inside & out
epithelial tissue
a structure that is composed of different kinds of tissue (ex.= heart, brain, stomach, lungs)
organ
a group of organs that work together to perform a major function (ex.=circulatory system)
organ system
process where an organism's internal environment is kept stable in spite of changes in the external environment
homeostasis
the reaction of your body & mind to threatening, challenging, or disturbing events
stress
gives a burst of energy & causes changes in your body to prepare you to take quick action
adrenaline