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The chest and abdomen are separated by the muscle wall called the?
Diaphragm
epiglottis, diaphragm, trachea
A balanced, stable environment within the body would be called?
hemeostasis
stroke, hormones, homeostasis
Muscles responsible for the movements of the body are the?
Skeletal muscles
smooth muscles, cardiac muscles, skeletal muscles
What is the principle organs of the respriatory system?
Lungs
kidneys, adrenal glands, lungs
The long muscular tube which includes many digestive functions and runs throughout the body is the the?
alimentary canal
alimentary canal, esophagus, diaphragm
Human growth hormones is released by the?
pituitary gland
thyroid gland, pituitary gland, adrenal glands
The small flap of skin that prevents food from entering the trachea is the?
epiglottis
diaphragm, epiglottis, pharynx
The rate at which the body metabolizes food is controlled by hormones released from the?
thyroid gland
thyroid gland, pituitary gland, adrenal glands
A passageway that carries air to the lungs is called the?
trachea
epiglottis, trachea, diaphragm
The portion of the digestive tract responsible for waste functions is the?
large intestine
esophagus, small intestine, large intestine
What is often referred to as the throat?
pharynx
pharynx, epiglottis, trachea
What exists when two or more tissues are grouped together to perform a particular funciton?
organ
alimentary canal, organ, adrenal gland
"Chemical messengers" released by the glands of the endocrine system?
hormones
platelets, hormones, plasma
Similar cells organized into specialized groups to carry out particular functions could be called?
tissues
platelets, ormones, tissues
What cleanses the blood of impurities and sends it back to the blood system?
Kidneys
these beans are red
The basic building blocks of the body are called?
cells
veins, cells, capillaries
What releases hormones when we are under certain types of stress?
adrenal glands
kidneys, pituitary glands, adrenal glands
What component in the blood that fights germs, viruses and disease?
white blood cells
think what color are your ty kwon do pants?
What are the smallest blood vessels found in the body?
capillaries
small like a catapillar
What blood vessels carry oxygenated blood Away from the heart?
Arteries
A in away
What is the liquid portion of the blood called?
plasma
What disease involves hardening of the arteries?
Arterio Sclerosis
The force placed against the inside walls of your blood vessels?
high blood pressure
force = pressure
A severe restriction of blood flow to part of the brain.
stroke
The portion of the bood that cuases clotting?
platelets
A component of the blood responsible for carrying oxygen?
red blood cells
Blood vessels that carry oxygen-depleted blood back to the heart?
veins
What cleasnes the blood of impurities and send it back to the blood stream?
kidneys
these beans are red

bean shaped organs
A process by which food is broken down and made useful for the body?
digestion
Where does most of the digestion and absorption of nutrients occurs?
small intestine
What is the passageway that carries food to the stomach called?
esophagus
What muscles are found in your digestive system and your blood vessels?
Smooth muscles
What is the heart muscle called?
Cardiac muscle