one of the seven bones that form the ankle and heel
toward the attached end of a limb or the origin of a structure
system cansisting of lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, and other lymphiod organs and tissues; drains excess tissue fluid from the extracellular space and privides a site for immune surveillance.
group of similar cells ( and their intercellular substance) specialized to perform a specific funcion; primay tissue types of the body are epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissue.
away from the attatched end of a limb or the origin of a structure.
portion of the body between the diaphragm and the pelvis.
frontal section (coronal)
longitudinal (vertical) plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts.
group of organs that work together to perform a vital body function. ( nervous system)
pertaining to the skull.
body system that includes internal organs that secrete hormones.
(1) cell or nerve ending of a sensory neuron specialized to respond to particular types of stimuli. (2) molecule that binds specifically with other molecules; such as neurotransmitters, homones, antigens.
front of an organism, organ, or part; the ventral surface.
organ system consisting of the skeletal muscles of the body and their connective tissue attachments.
organ specialized to secrete or excrete substances for further use in the body or for elimination.
structural and functional unit of living organisms; contains an nucleus and a variety or organelles enclosed by a limiting membrane.
part of the body formed of two or more tissues and adapted to carry out a specific function; such as the stomach.
pertaining to the arm.
study of the structure of living organisms.
transverse section ( horizontal)
plane running from right to left, dividing the body into superior and inferior parts.
ability to respond to a stimulus.
system primarily responsible for water, electrolyte, and acid-base balance and removal of nitrogenous wastes.
elimination of waste products from the body.
living animal (plant), which represents the sum total of all its organ systems working together to maintain life.
pertaining to the grion region.
refers to the neck or the necklike portion of an organ or structure.
refers to the chest.
state of body equilibrium or stable internal environment of the body.
longitudinal (vertical) plane that divides the body or any of its parts into right and left portions.
away from the midline of the body.
negative feedback mechanisms (nfm)
most common of homeostatic control mechanisms. the net effect is that the output of the system shuts off the original stimulus or reduces its intensity.
pertaining to the cheek.
one of the eight bones of the wrist.
organ, gland, or muscle capable of being activated by nerve endings.
smallest part of an element; indivisible by ordinary chemical means.
positive feedback mechanisms (pfm)
feedback that tends to cause the level of a variable to change in the same direction as an initial change. such as child birth.
pertaining to the front; anterior.
midsagittal section ( median)
specific sagittal plane that lies exactly in the midline.
toward the midline of the body.
study of the function of living organisms.
system of protection and support composed primarily of bone and cartilage.
region of the diencephalon forming the floor of the thrid ventricle of the brain.
inferion ( caudal)
pertaining to a position near the tail end of the long axis of the body.
( skin ) forms the external body covering; protects deeper tissue from injury.
blood vessels transport blood, which carries oxygen, carbon, nutrients, wastes. heart.
keeps blood constantly supplied with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide; the gaseous exchanges occur though the walls of the sacs of the lungs.
breaks food down into absorbable units that enter the blood for distribution to body cells; indigestible foodstuffs are eliminated as feces,
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respiratory, urinary, nervous, muscular, reproductive, skeletal, lymphatic, integumentary, digestive, endocrine, cardiovascular.