Unit 5 Human Body and Finals Study Guide (Vocabulary (White Blood Cells-…
Unit 5 Human Body and Finals Study Guide
One important function is absorbing oxygen.
Dub- The refilling of the blood.
Lub- The small push for the blood.
White Blood Cells- Attack diseases and protect your body.
Digestive System- The system in our body that breaks down nutrients.
Capillaries- Connect veins and arteries.
Respiratory System- The system that helps us to breathe.
Veins- Carry blood to the heart.
Urinary System- The system that helps us to get rid of waste by urinating.
Bladder- Where urine is stored.
Arteries- The blood vessel that takes blood away from the heart.
Nervous System- The system that includes your brain and spinal cords
Chemical Digestion- The digestion that breaks down food and nutrients chemically.
Example, your stomach acids break down the food by being chemical. It breaks down the food into nutrients.
Mechanical Digestion- The digestion that starts to break down the food mechanically.
For example, the mouth/teeth chew the food into small bits so it can later be dissolved into nutrients.
Lub is the top number on blood pressure and Dub is the number on the bottom.