What is the gap between neurons called?
The ____ system interacts with and controls all the other organ systems in the body
Main control center of the body, includes brain and spine.
Nervous System vital organ
Main communication between brain and the rest of the body
Nervous System that receives information from the environment and transmits commands to organs and glands
Cluster of nerve cell bodies
Tissues of the nervous system
Provide structural support and protect neurons
Cells of the nervous system
Neurons are made up of three parts: Cell Body, Dendrites, and ____
Type of neuron that transmits impulses from sensory organ to CNS
Type of neuron that transmits impulses from PNS to CNS
Type of neuron that transmits impulse from CNS to muscles and glands
Sensory organ that uses electromagnetic receptors
Chemical signals that carry messages across synapse
study of tissues
Middle germ layer, gives rise to connective tissue, blood, muscles
Sweat gland that secretes viscous fluid into hair follicle. Does not become active until puberty.
Natural occurring molecules.Takes up a large part of cartilage. Absorbs water, blocks enzymes that break down cartilage and provides building bricks for producing more cartilage.
Cells found in cartilage connective tissue. Produce and maintain the cartilage matrix.
Cells that lie in the substances of a fully formed bone.
Chief structural unit of compact bone.
Microscopic tubes found in the outermost region bone. Allows blood vessels and nerves to travel through them.
Identifying features of cardiac muscle, microscopic. Support synchronized contraction of the cardiac tissue.
Through compromising a single layer of cells, has its cells nuclei positioned in a manner suggested of stratified epithelia.
Visual features shaped like stripes found in the skeletal muscle.
Material In between a eukaryotic organisms cell.
Fine hairlike projections from cells like thrones in the respiratory tract that sweep in unison and sweep away fluids.
Makes things like sweat, tears, saliva, etc. and releases them though a body surface opening.
White blood cell that ingests foreign material.
Produced in the cytoplasm of a cell and released by rupture in the plasma membrane.
Term used to classify exocrine and their secretions.
Protein that coils and recoils like a spring within the elastic fibers of connective tissue. Accounts for elasticity in the skin, blood vessels, hear, lungs, intestions, tendons and ligaments.
Single layer of flat cells that are in contact with the basal lamina of the epithelium. Often permeable and occurs where small molecules need to pass quickly through membranes.
fight or flight
flight or flight
fight or flight
The primary organ of the Respiratory system
produces the voice, prevents food and beverages from entering the trachea, and regulates the volume of air that enters and leaves the lungs
A system of the body used in breathing and include organs like the lungs, trachea and pharynx
The Passageways that connect your windpipe to your lungs
tube composed of cartilaginous rings and supporting tissue that connects the lung bronchi and the larynx; provides a route for air to enter and exit the lung
small, grape-like sac that performs gas exchange in the lungs
opening between the vocal folds through which air passes when producing speech
Plural form of cilium; lining of the epithelium
piece of elastic cartilage that swings to close the trachea during swallowing
located between the nasal conchae and the esophagus and trachea
The top layer of skin
The middle layer of skin
The bottom layer of skin
Provides padding and cushion
Most superficial layer of the epidermis
Originates basal cell carcinoma
Discharges an oily lipid secretion into hair follicles and onto the skin
Bundle of smooth muscle cells that extends from the papillary dermis to the connective tissues that surround the hair follicles
neurons that carry messages of feeling around the body
carries blood through tissues and organs