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Vertebrate body organization

Cells
Tissues
Organs
Organ systems
Organism

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Embryonic term layer tissues

Endoderm
Mesoderm
Ectoderm

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Vertebrate tissues

Muscle
Nerve
Epithelial
Connective

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What do epithelial tissues do

Provide permeable barrier
Protect from dehydration or mechanical damage
Provide sensory surfaces

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Stratified means

More than one layer of epithelial cells to

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What do epithelial cells cover

Structures and line walls of body cavities

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A vascular means

Relatively thin

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What is epidermis protection provided by what water proofing protein

Keratin

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What is a osteocyte

Living bone cell found in lacunae within a extra cellular matrix of collagen fibers

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Major tissue that contracts

Muscle

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Tissue specialized to conduct electrical signals

Nervous

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Tissue attached to basal lamina or basement membrane

Epithelial

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Where would you most likely find collagen

Connective tissue

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Large percentage of body fluids are located in

Intracellulsr compartment

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What do endocrine glands do

Secrete hormones that travel through blood stream

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Where do connective tissue originate

Mesoderm germ layer

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Pns

Nerves and ganglia

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Central nervous system

Brain and spinal cord

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Negative feedback

Minimizes change
Want to restore to zero

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Positive feedback

Promotes change
Rapid change is needed

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4 primary tissue in adult vertebrates

Epithelial
Connective
Muscle
Nerve

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What does hypothalamus control

Body temperature

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Basal lamina definition

Thin extracellular layer that lies underneath epithelial cells & separates them from tissue

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Dorsal body cavity forms

Within skull and vertebrate

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Ventral body cavity

bounded by rib cage and vertebral column

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Thoracic cavity

Heart and lungs

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Pericardial cavity

Around the heart

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Simple cuboidal epithelium

Lines kidneys and several glabds

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4 organ systems that regulate and maintain body chemistry. DCRU

Digestive
Circulatory
Respiratory
Urinary

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Negative feedback step 1

Stimulus or change in body