Biomedical Study guide

Autopsy
An examination of the body after death usually with suc dissection as will expose the vital organs for determinating the cause of the death.

Biomedical Science
The application of the principles of the natural sciences, especially biology and phsyology, to clinical medicine.

CardioVascular Systemand
The transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxygen and nutrients to the body and carrying away carbon dioxide and other wastes; composed of the heart, blood vessels, and blood.

Cell
The smallest structural unit of living matter capable of functioning independently.

Coroner
The presiding officer of a special court, a medical officer of law reponsible for investigating deaths, particulary those happening under unusual circumstances.

Digestive System
The group of organs that break down foods into chemical components that the body can absorb and use for ensergy, and bulding and reparing cells and tissues.

Documentacion
The act of creating citations to identify resources used in writting a work.

Endocrine System
The internal system of chemical communication involving hormones, ductles glands that secrete hormones and the receptors on target cells that respond to the hormones.

Forensic Science
The application of scientific knowledge to questions of civil and criminal law.

Medical Examiner
A phisician who performs an autopsy when death may be accidental or violent.(HE or she may also serve in some jurisdictions as the coroner.

Organ
Colletion of tissues which performs a particular function or set of functions in animal’s body. The hearh, brain, and skin are three organs found in most animals. Organs are compound of tissues, and may be organized into larger organ systems.

Plagiarize
To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own. To use (another’s prduction) without crediting the source. To commit literary theft or to present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source.

Outline
A condensation of a subject or argument into its main points.