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    Immune System Function

    Definition:

    IMMUNITY - Body's ability to resist harmful foreign materials TARGETS - Pathogens including bacteria and viruses EFFECTOR CELLS - The Leukocytes

    • Immunity Chapter
    • 36 terms
    • Vocabulary for Immunity Chapter. Find, create, and access flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Ingestion

    Definition:

    Intake of food

    • Digestion Chatper
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    • Vocabulary for Digestion Chatper. Find, create, and access flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Functions of CV System

    Definition:

    - Transports nutries, gases, metabolic wastes and hormones. - Defense through hemostasis, phagocytosis and immune response. - Homeostasis through the regulation of temperature, fluid/salt/ pH balance.

    • Blood Chapter
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    • Vocabulary for Blood Chapter. Find, create, and access flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Reproduction

    Definition:

    • Creation of an offspring with genetic material from 2 parents. It creates diversity and is important for the survival and evolution of the species.

    • Reproduction Chapter
    • 27 terms
    • Vocabulary for Reproduction Chapter. Find, create, and access Biology, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Respiration

    Definition:

    EXTERNAL -ventilation of lungs -exchange of gases between air and blood (blood and tissue fluid, too) INTERNAL - use of O2 in cellular metabolism

    • Respiration Chapter
    • 26 terms
    • Vocabulary for Respiration Chapter. Find, create, and access Biology, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Describe the anatomical positioning of the heart.

    Definition:

    The heart is located behind the sternum in the pericardium. This cavity allows the heart to expand freely. The apex (or the inferior, outward facing part of the heart) sticks out past the sternum and can be felt on the left side of the chest.

    • Heart Chapter
    • 18 terms
    • Vocabulary for Heart Chapter. Find, create, and access Heart And Blood Flow, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Weight - Lose? Gain?

    Definition:

    - Determined by body's energy balance. - Gain weight if intake exceeds output - Lose weight if outake exceeds input

    • Nutrition Chapter
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    • Vocabulary for Nutrition Chapter. Find, create, and access Biology, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Carbohydrate Metabolism - What happens to carbs? - What are their purpose?

    Definition:

    - Most carbs are burned as fuel within a few hours of absorption through glucose catabolism. - Their purpose is to transfer energy from glucose to ATP.

    • Metabolism Chapter
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    • Vocabulary for Metabolism Chapter. Find, create, and access Biology, flashcards with Course Hero.

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