PSIO week 113 cards

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Define Tissues

groups of cells that work together to perform a particular function

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define organs

structures that are composed of two or more different types of tissues. They have specific functions and recognizable shapes

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System

related organs with a common function

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Organism

living individual

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metabolism

sum of all chemical processes that occur in the body

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catabolism

breakdown of complex chemical substances into similar components

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anabolism

building up of complex chemical substances from smaller, simpler components

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homeostasis

equilibrium balance in the body's internal environment due to the constant interaction of the body's many regulatory processes

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interstitial fluid

ECF that fills narrow spaces between cells of tissues

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lymph

ECF within lymphatic vessels

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cerebrospinal fluid

ECF around the brain and spinal cord

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synovial fluid

ECF in the joints

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