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Transports needed materials to body cells and removes wastes
Cardiovascular system
supports and protects the body; works with muscles to enable movements
Skeletal System
enables body to move
Muscular system
protects the body, keeps water inside, and helps sense the extermal enviornment
skin
breaks down food and absorbs the broken-down material
digestive
creates offspring; determines male and female characteristics
reproductive
produces chemicals called hormones that help control homeostasis
endocrine
processes information from body's enviornment; directs most body functions
nervous
oxygen in- carbon dioxcide out
repiratory
removes wastes; helps regulate water in body
excretory
fights diseases
immune
parts that work together
system
group of cells perform same function
tissue
group of tissues perfom same function
organ
group of organs perfom same function
organ system
windpipe
trachea
structure that oxygen moves from air into the blood
alveolus
muscle invovled with breathing
diaphram
in small intesting to absorb nutrients from food, which blood then carries throughout body
villi
balance: stable
equilibrium
internal enviornment kept stable in times of change in the external enviornment
homeostasis
controls body temperature and gluclose
negative feedback
endocrine system: effects activity of tissue or organ
hormone
from higher concentration to lower concentration
diffusion
diffusion of water
osmosis
living/non-living in an enviornment
ecosystem
role in enviornment
niche
struggle to survive
competition
process hunt and kill animals
predation
the killer
predator
the hunted
prey
close relationships between animals where at least one benefits
symbiosis
both benefit
mutualism
one benefits
commensalism
one helped/ other not harmed or helped
parasitism
lives on or in another animal
parasite
the animal a parasite lives in
host
True/False: The cardiovascular system brings waste carbon dioxcide in the blood to the lungs
True
True/False: Gluclose is a hormone that regulates the body's production of insulin
True
True/False: A group of organs that work together to perform a specific function is a connective tissue.
False: organ system
The (blank) adjust the amount of water in the blood by changing the concentration of water excreted in urine
kidneys
Shivering is an example of (blank).
Natural selection