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Science lesson 2 vocab

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mamacup's version from 2016-08-24 02:04

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tissueany of the distinct types of material of which animals or plants are made, consisting of specialized cells and their products
organa part of an organism that is typically self-contained and has a specific vital function, such as the heart or liver in humans
organ system a group of organs that work together to perform one or more functions. Each does a particular job in the body, and is made up of certain tissues
digestive system a group of organs working together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed the entire body
epithelial tissuecovered and line tissue
muscle tissuecontracts and relaxes to move your skeleton
connective tissuethe bone and cartilage of your skeleton
nervous tissuefound in the brain, spinal cord, nerves
peristalsisthe wavelike contraction of muscles in the organ of the digestive system
villithe small intestine is lined with finger-like bumps
esophagusa long tube that leads to the stomach
small intestinechemicals produced there, along with chemicals from the pancreas and the gallbladder complete digestion
plasmathe liquid part of blood
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