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the bodys continuous ability to respond to changes in the enviroment and to maintain relative constancy in the internal enviroment

homeostasis

the regions frequently used by health professionals to locate pain or tumors divide the abdomen into four basic areas called________.

quadrants

which of the following organs or structures does NOT lie within the mediastinum?
aorta, liver, esophagus, trachea

liver

a lengthwise plane running from front to back that divides the body into right and left sides is called

sagittal

a study of the functions of living organisms and their parts

physiology

the thoracic portion on the ventral body cavity is separated from the abdominopelvic portion by what muscle?

diaphragm

an organization of varying numbers and kinds of organs arranged together to perform a complex function

system

the plane that divides superior from inferior is known as the ________plane

transverse

which is the following structures does NOT lie within the abdominal cavity?
(spleen, most of the small intestime, urinary bladder, stomach)

urinary bladder

which of the follow is an example of an upper abdominal region?
(right iliac region, left hypochondriac region, left lumbar region, hypogastric region)

left hypochondriac region

the dorsal body cavity contains components of what system?

nervous

what organ is NOT found in the pelvic cavity?
(bladder, stomach, rectum, colon)

stomach

many cells acting together to perform a common function exists at the ____________level of organization

tissue

a plane that divides the body into ___________and ____________portions is a coronal plane

anterior and posterior

if you reference point is "nearest the trunmk of the body" rather than "farthest from the trunk of the body", where does the elbow lie in relation to the wrist?

proximal

when the body is erect

anatomical position

the buttocks are oftem used as intramuscular injection sites. what is that region also called?

gluteal

in the human body, the chest region,
(can be reffered to as the thoracic cavity, is a component of the ventral body cavity, contains the mediastinum, all the above)

all the above

which of the following is not a component of the axial subdivision of the body?
(upper extremity, neck, trunk, head)

upper extremity

the synonym for medial is:

midline

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