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5.1.2. Vocabulary development. Organs.

5.1.2. Vocabulary development. Organs.

Match the beginnings and endings of sentences. 

The definitions are adapted from: Bob McDuell and Graham Booth: Science Survival Guide, Key Stage3 (2003)

Keith Kelly: Science(2004), MacMillan. 


  1. are composed of cells that produce enzymes to help with the digestion of food. 
  2. controls all activities in the human body.
  3. help getting oxygen into the blood and removing carbon dioxide.
  4. is the centre of the circulatory system, it controls the flow of blood rich in oxygen from the lungs to the body, and blood rich in CO2 from the body to the lings. 
  5. is the organ that has several roles, for example detoxification and the production of biochemicals necessary for digestion.
  6. is the organ where food is mixed with gastric juices.
  7. is the place where fats are broken down and food chemicals are absorbed into the blood.
  8. remove waste materials from the blood and control the level of water and salts in the blood.
  9. is a blood filter. It plays a key role in connection with red blood cells  and the immune system. 
  10. stores bile before it is released into the small intestine.
  11. collects urine produced by the kidneys.

1. The brain

2. The heart

3. The small intestine

4. The stomach

5. The kidneys

6. The liver

7. The lungs

8. The pancreas

9. The spleen

10. The gallbladder

The urinary bladder

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