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Flashcards - Praxis General Science: Human Body Systems

Flashcards - Praxis General Science: Human Body Systems
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stomach
The stomach is a muscular, hollow, dilated part of the gastrointestinal tract that functions as an important organ in the digestive system
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gallbladder
In vertebrates the gallbladder is a small organ where bile is stored and concentrated before it is released into the small intestine
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larynx
The larynx /ˈlærɪŋks/ , commonly called the voice box, is an organ in the neck of tetrapods involved in breathing, sound production, and protecting the trachea against food aspiration
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coelom
The coelom refers to the main body cavity in most multicellular animals and is positioned inside the body to surround and contain the digestive tract and other organs
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coelom
The coelom refers to the main body cavity in most multicellular animals and is positioned inside the body to surround and contain the digestive tract and other organs
larynx
The larynx /ˈlærɪŋks/ , commonly called the voice box, is an organ in the neck of tetrapods involved in breathing, sound production, and protecting the trachea against food aspiration
gallbladder
In vertebrates the gallbladder is a small organ where bile is stored and concentrated before it is released into the small intestine
stomach
The stomach is a muscular, hollow, dilated part of the gastrointestinal tract that functions as an important organ in the digestive system
autonomic nervous system
The autonomic nervous system is a division of the peripheral nervous system that influences the function of internal organs
brain stem
The brainstem is the posterior part of the brain, adjoining and structurally continuous with the spinal cord
olfactory bulbs
The olfactory bulb is a neural structure of the vertebrate forebrain involved in olfaction, or the sense of smell
antigen-presenting cells
An antigen-presenting cell or accessory cell is a cell that displays antigen complexed with major histocompatibility complexes on their surfaces; this process is known as antigen presentation

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