Wordlist: Internal system - List 2

 

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    • nerve, nerves[nɜː(r)v](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an enclosed, cable-like bundle of peripheral axons (the long, slender projections of neurons)
    • Example:
      • A nerve provides a common pathway for the electrochemical nerve impulses.
    • nervous system, nervous systems(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an organ system that coordinates the activities of muscles, monitors organs, constructs and processes data received from the senses, and initiates actions
    • Example:
      • The nervous system is a very complex system in the body.
    • appendix, appendixes[əˈpɛn.dɪks](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a blind-ended tube connected to the cecum, located near the junction of the small intestine and the large intestine, without known function
    • Example:
      • The most common explanation for the appendix's existence in humans is that it's a vestigial structure which has lost its original function.
    • caecum, caeca['si:kəm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a blind pouch connected to the large intestine between the ileum and the colon
    • Example:
      • Some people need to have their caecum removed.
      • Synonym(s):
        blind gut
  • cell
    • cell, cells[sɛl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the functional basic unit of life
    • Example:
      • The cell is the smallest unit of life that is classified as a living thing, and is often called the building block of life.
    • tissue, tissues[ˈtɪʃu](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a group of similar cells that function together to do a specific job
    • Example:
      • Organs are formed by the functional grouping together of multiple tissues.
  • tonsil
    • tonsil, tonsils[ˈtansəl̴](noun)
    • Definition:
      • either of a pair of small masses of lymphoid tissue that lie on each side of the throat and that help protect the body against infection
    • Example:
      • An infection of the tonsils is called tonsillitis.
    • varicose vein, varicose veins(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an abnormally swollen or dilated vein
    • Example:
      • Many women have varicose veins.
  • stomach
    • stomach, stomachs[ˈstʌmək](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an organ that stores food in the process of digestion
    • Example:
      • He went home because he had a stomach ache.
  • rib
    • rib, ribs[ɹɪb](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of a series of long curved bones occurring in 12 pairs in humans and other animals and extending from the spine to or toward the sternum
    • Example:
      • In most vertebrates, ribs surround the chest.
  • skeleton
    • skeleton, skeletons[ˈskelitn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the system made up of bones that provides support to an organism
    • Example:
      • The average adult human skeleton has around 206 bones.
  • bone
    • bone, bones[boʊn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a composite material consisting largely of calcium phosphate and collagen and making up the skeleton of most vertebrates
    • Example:
      • Bones provide a frame to keep the body supported.
 

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        cell
        the functional basic unit of life
        stomach
        an organ that stores food in the process of digestion
        appendix
        a blind-ended tube connected to the cecum, located near the junction of the small intestine and the large intestine, without known function
        nervous system
        an organ system that coordinates the activities of muscles, monitors organs, constructs and processes data received from the senses, and initiates actions
        skeleton
        the system made up of bones that provides support to an organism
        tonsil
        either of a pair of small masses of lymphoid tissue that lie on each side of the throat and that help protect the body against infection
        caecum
        a blind pouch connected to the large intestine between the ileum and the colon
        tissue
        a group of similar cells that function together to do a specific job
        bone
        a composite material consisting largely of calcium phosphate and collagen and making up the skeleton of most vertebrates
        rib
        any of a series of long curved bones occurring in 12 pairs in humans and other animals and extending from the spine to or toward the sternum
        nerve
        an enclosed, cable-like bundle of peripheral axons (the long, slender projections of neurons)
        varicose vein
        an abnormally swollen or dilated vein
         
         
         

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        rib
        any of a series of long curved bones occurring in 12 pairs in humans and other animals and extending from the spine to or toward the sternum
        skeleton
        the system made up of bones that provides support to an organism
        bone
        a composite material consisting largely of calcium phosphate and collagen and making up the skeleton of most vertebrates
        cell
        the functional basic unit of life
        stomach
        an organ that stores food in the process of digestion
        tonsils
        either of a pair of small masses of lymphoid tissue that lie on each side of the throat and that help protect the body against infection
         
         
         
         
         

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