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IMG_0202 - GLOSSARY(G-U system Sea urogenital(U-G A gamete...

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(G-U) system Sea urogenital (U-G) A gamete or any precursor cell destined a gamete, Any ofthree tissue layers of an embryo: mesoderm, or endoderm. (jess-TAY-shun) Pregnancy. organ specialized for secretion or o$ in some cases a single cell, such as a cell, (GIEE-u1, GLY-ul) Any ofthe six types cells of the nervous system astrocltes, microglia, and in the CNS; Schwann cells and satellite the PNS); constitute most of the bulk nervous system and perform various and supportive roles for the neurons. I neuroglia, u capsule (glo-MERR-youJur) A e-walled capsule around each glomerulus kidney; receives glomerular filtrate and into the proximal convoluted tubule. Also glomerular filtrate, which is processed to form the urine. A monosaccharide (CrHnOJ also known granulocl'te (GRAN-you-lo-site) Any of three tyPes of leukocltes (neutrophils, eosinophils, or basophils) with prominent cytoplasmic granules. (fig, 19,1) granuloea celle Cells that form a stratified cuboidal epithelium lining an ovarian follicie; source of steroid sex hormones. (fig, 26,15) gray mctter A zone or layer of tissue in the central nervous system where the neuron cell bodies, dendrites, and synapses are found; forms the core ofthe spinal cord, nuclei ofthe brainstem, basal nuclei ofthe cerebrum, cerebral cortex, and cerebellar cortex. (fig, 15.4) great toe The large mediai toe; also called the hallux, great vessels The largest ofthe blood vessels attached directly to the heart; the superior and inferior venae cavae, pulmonary trunk, and aorta, gross anatomy Bodily structue that can be observed without magnifi cation. ground subetance The clear, featureless material in which the fibers and cells ofa connective tissue are embedded; includes the liquid plasma of the biood, tissue gel ofareolar tissue, and calcified tissue ofbone. guard hairs Coarse, stiffhairs that prevent insects, debris, or other foreign matter from entering the ear, nose, or eye; also called vibrissae.
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