cavity along the posterior side of the body made of the cranial cavity and the spinal cavity
situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone
situated nearest to point of attachment or origin
space below the chest containing organs such as the liver, stomach, gallbladder, and intestines; also called the abdomen
the smallest unit of living matter
Below; at a lower level
tissue covers internal and external surfaces of body
pleura that covers the lungs
serous membranes of the thoracic cavity
Horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower portions
study of body structure
two types of chemicals that make up the body
inorganic and organic
fills internal spaces, provides structural support for other tissues, transports materials within the body, and stores energy reserves
the system that makes food absorbable into the body
removes waste products from blood and maintains water balance within body
standing erect, facing forward, arms at sides, palms forward, legs parallel, toes pointed foward
stable internal conditions
study of how the body functions
the physiology of disordered function; the study of how disease affects normal body processes.
front of elbow
back of the headorbital
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