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1

Functions of the skeletal system

give body its shape
protect vital organs
allow for movement
storing minerals

2

what cells carry oxygen

red blood cells

3

what parts of the vertebrae are fused

Sacral & Coccyx

4

RRHEA

discharge

5

RRHAGIA

excessive discharge

6

ECTOMY

cutting out

7

OSTOMY

creation of an opening

8

Cell make

tissue

9

tissues make

organs

10

organs make

organ systems

11

hemiplegia

paralysis of one side of the body

12

unilateral

one sided

13

thoracentesis

puncture and draining of th pleural space

14

tissue structure that lies between muscle and dermal layer of skin

fatty tissue

15

another name for involuntary muscles

smooth

16

the serous layer of tissue that surrounds the abdominal organs

peritoneal layer

17

what part of the brain is responsible for control of the body's vital functions

brain stem

18

syspathetic nervous system will do what when stimulated

increase heart rate

19

which part of the nervous system directly and indirectly controls the size of the blod vsls

sympathetic

20

besides assisting in the breakdown of glucose for use by cells, insulin also helps to

convert glucose into glycogen for storage

21

spinal cord is apart of what nervous system

central

22

the reason for C shaped rings to support the trachea from collaping because

negative pressure during inhalation

23

name of tissue that covers outside of the lungs

visceral pleura

24

in the pancreas, glucagon is secreted for the purpose of

breakdown of glycogen

25

systolic blood pressure is measured as a reflection of the

left ventricular performance

26

which organ assists in the breakdown of fats

pancreas

27

blood vsls, nerves, sweat glands are found in the

dermis

28

central nervous system includs (2)

spinal cord and brain