... body systems:
Skeletal system ( Human skeleton )
... is an important part of physiology and considers how organ systems in animals such as the nervous , immune , endocrine , respiratory and circulatory
systems function and interact. The study of these systems is shared with the medically oriented disciplines of neurology , immunology and the ...
... arteries . It diffuses its oxygen by passing through tiny blood vessels called capillaries . It then returns to the heart through the veins .
system for a more detailed description of this circulation.
Blood also transports metabolic waste products, drugs and other foreign chemicals to ...
... organs elsewhere in a body and brains react to hormones produced elsewhere in the body. In mammals, most of these hormones are released into the circulatory
system by a structure called the pituitary gland .
It is hypothesized that developed brains derive consciousness from interaction among ...
Barotropic vorticity equation
Bipolar junction transistor
Fick's law of diffusion
... of the phylum Arthropoda , a phylum of segmented animals with paired, jointed appendages and a hard exoskeleton made of chitin . They have an open circulatory
system with a dorsal heart, hemocoel occupies most of the body cavity, and coelom is reduced.
The insect respires by means of air-filled ...
... to the lungs (from an older edition of Gray's Anatomy )
The lung is an organ belonging to the respiratory system and interfacing to the circulatory
system of air-breathing vertebrates . Its function is to exchange oxygen from air with carbon dioxide from blood . The process in which this ...
Memory B cell
... Memory B cells are B cells that although activated by the immune system, they are stored inside the circulatory
system for later use, for long periods of time, possibly a whole lifetime.
Like other cells such as helper T cells , killer T cells , and plasma ...
... but only the endotherms (birds and mammals) can maintain a stable body temperature by using their nervous , endocrine , respiratory and circulatory
The heat of the body is generated by the chemical changesthose of oxidationundergone not by any particular substance or in any one place, ...