Flashcards - MTEL Adult Basic Education: Human Body Systems

Flashcards - MTEL Adult Basic Education: Human Body Systems
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spleen
The spleen is an organ found in virtually all vertebrates
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brain stem
The brainstem is the posterior part of the brain, adjoining and structurally continuous with the spinal cord
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phagocytes
Phagocytes are cells that protect the body by ingesting harmful foreign particles, bacteria, and dead or dying cells
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lungs
The lungs are the primary organs of respiration in humans and many other animals including a few fish and some snails
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lungs
The lungs are the primary organs of respiration in humans and many other animals including a few fish and some snails
phagocytes
Phagocytes are cells that protect the body by ingesting harmful foreign particles, bacteria, and dead or dying cells
brain stem
The brainstem is the posterior part of the brain, adjoining and structurally continuous with the spinal cord
spleen
The spleen is an organ found in virtually all vertebrates
vagina
The vagina is a muscular and tubular part of the female genital tract, which in humans extends from the vulva to the cervix
pepsin
Pepsin is an enzyme that breaks down proteins into smaller peptides
fats
Fat is one of the three main macronutrients, along with carbohydrate and protein
zymogens
A zymogen , also called a proenzyme , is an inactive precursor of an enzyme

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