Body_Basics09 - HNF150 Prof Alaimo BODY BASICS ON YOUR OWN Definition of Cells = A Cell membrane B Microvilli C Nuclear membrane D Mitochondria E

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HNF150      SPRING 2009 Prof. Alaimo Learning Notes BODY BASICS ON YOUR OWN Definition of Cells  A. Cell membrane B. Microvilli C. Nuclear membrane D. Mitochondria E. Nucleus The body’s cells need (3): 1. Energy 2. Oxygen 3. Water Definition of Tissues = muscles, bones, blood Definition of Organs = heart, brain, liver SYSTEMS OF THE BODY A.  Circulatory and Lymphatic System 2 Types of  BODY FLUIDS:  1) Blood and 2) Lymph Functions (2): Supply tissues with energy, oxygen, and nutrients. Also carry away  waste materials. Arteries  = carry blood containing fresh oxygen from heart to tissues Veins  = carry blood with carbon dioxide from tissues to heart Red Blood Cell  = carry oxygen to cells Lymphatic  = has own separate vessels 1
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HNF150      SPRING 2009 Prof. Alaimo Learning Notes Extracellular fluid = fluid residing outside the cells that transports materials to and  from the cells. Adequate circulation requires (3): Fluid, cardiovascular fitness, good nutrition B.  Hormonal System = changes conditions that demand responses from  the body organs Hormones = chemical messengers Glands = monitors a condition and produces one or more hormones to regulate  it. Examples:
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2009 for the course HNF 150 taught by Professor Thurston during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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Body_Basics09 - HNF150 Prof Alaimo BODY BASICS ON YOUR OWN Definition of Cells = A Cell membrane B Microvilli C Nuclear membrane D Mitochondria E

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