Structure that can be observed with the naked eye is called _________.
The word root homeo- means
The simplest structures considered to be alive are ________.
Which of the following is not a human organ system?
________ means studying anatomy by touch.
the prefix hetero- means ________.
cutting and separating tissues to reveal structural relationships is called ________.
The tendency of the body to maintain stable internal conditions is called _________.
A/an _______ is the simplest body structure to be composed of two or more types of tissue.
The technique for listening to the sounds of the heart valves is ________.
A ring-shaped section of the small intestine would be a ________ section.
The tarsal region is ________ to the popliteal region.
The greater omentum is _______ to the small intestine.
A ________ line passes through the sternum, umbilicus, and mons pubis.
The ______ region is immediately medial to the coxal region.
The forearm is said to be ______ when the palms are facing forward.
The superficial layer of the pleura is called the _______ pleura.
The right and left pleural cavities are separated by a thick wall called the _______.
The back of the neck is the _______ region.
The manus is more commonly known as the _______ and the pes is more commonly known as the _______.
The cranial cavity is lined by membranes called the ________,
Organs that lie within the abdominal cavity but not within the peritoneal cavity are said to have a _______ position.
The sternal region is ________ to the pertoral region.
The pelvic cavity can be described as _______ to the abdominal cavity in position.
The anterior pit of the elbow is the ______ region, and the corresponding (but posterior) pit of the knee is the ______ fossa.
Listening to the natural sounds made by the body, such as heart and lung sounds, is called _________.
Histology is the study of _________.
microscopic examination of tissue specimens
Situs inversus and horseshoe kidney are examples of __________.
A mass of similar cells that forms a discrete region of our body is a(n) ___________.
The study of structure is __________.
The study of function is __________.
_________ is a type of examination of the human body by simply looking at the bodies surface appearance.
___________ means feeling a structure with the hands.
____________ is where the examiner taps on the body, feels for abnormal resistance, and listens to the emitted sound for signs of abnormalities.
________ and _________ both mean "cutting apart".
The study of more than one species in order to gain insight into similarities and differences is called ______________.
____________ refers to the fine detail, down to the molecular level, revealed by the electron microscope.
Hierarchy of Complexity
organism - organ system - organs - tissues - cells - organelles - molecules - atoms
What are the 11 organ systems?
integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, urinary, digestive, and reproductive.
An _______ is a structure composed of two or more tissue types that work together to carry out a particular function.
A ______ is a mass of similar cells and cell products that forms a discrete region of an organ and performs a specific function.
What are the 4 primary classes of tissue?
epithelial, nervous, muscular, and connective tissue.
The theory that a large, complex system such as the human body can be understood by studying its simpler components is called _________.
The theory that there are "emergent properties" of the whole organism that cannot be predicted from the properties of its separate parts is _________.
The normal arrangement of internal organs is called ____________.
Approximately 1 in 8000 people are born with an abnormality called _____________ where the organs of the thoracic and abdominal cavities are reversed between right and left.
A selective right-left reversal of the heart is called ____________.
In __________ a single organ occupies an atypical position - for example, a kidney located low in the pelvic cavity instead of high in the abdominal cavity.