Flashcards - Human & Animal Body Systems & Development

Flashcards - Human & Animal Body Systems & Development
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hamstrings
In human anatomy, a hamstring is one of the three posterior thigh muscles
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antagonist
An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institution, or concept that stands in or represents opposition against which the protagonist must contend
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agonist
An agonist is a chemical that binds to a receptor and activates the receptor to produce a biological response
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the carpals
The carpal bones are the eight small bones that make up the wrist that connects the hand to the forearm
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short bone
Short bones are designated as those bones that are as wide as they are long
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long bone
The long bones are those that are longer than they are wide
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organs
In biology, an organ or viscus is a collection of tissues joined in a structural unit to serve a common function
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organs
In biology, an organ or viscus is a collection of tissues joined in a structural unit to serve a common function
long bone
The long bones are those that are longer than they are wide
short bone
Short bones are designated as those bones that are as wide as they are long
the carpals
The carpal bones are the eight small bones that make up the wrist that connects the hand to the forearm
agonist
An agonist is a chemical that binds to a receptor and activates the receptor to produce a biological response
antagonist
An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institution, or concept that stands in or represents opposition against which the protagonist must contend
hamstrings
In human anatomy, a hamstring is one of the three posterior thigh muscles
tendon
A tendon or sinew is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone and is capable of withstanding tension
permanent teeth
Permanent teeth or adult teeth are the second set of teeth formed in diphyodont mammals
primary teeth
Deciduous teeth are now more commonly known as primary teeth
canines
In mammalian oral anatomy, the canine teeth, also called cuspids, dog teeth, fangs, or eye teeth, are relatively long, pointed teeth
incisors
Incisors are the front teeth present in most heterodont mammals
molars
The molars or molar teeth are large, flat teeth at the back of the mouth
pulse
"Heart rate and pulse are the same" -In medicine, a pulse represents the tactile arterial palpation of the heartbeat by trained fingertips
puberty
Puberty is the process of physical changes through which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction

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