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Base of Support
Foundation on which a body rests or stands; when a person is standing, the feet and the space between them
study of the laws of physics, specifically the laws of mechanics, as they apply to living bodies at rest and in motion
muscles that are found in the four extremities and that are designed for movement; biceps femoris
Drop in blood pressure when a person stands up quickly from a sitting or supine position
muscles that support the torso and are designed to provide postural stability; latissimus dorsi
substance or structure not naturally present but of which an authentic image appears on a radiograph
absence of gas from part or the whole of the lungs as a result of failure of expansion or reabsorption of gas from the alveoli
slowness of the heartbeat as evidenced by slowing of the pulse rate to less than 60 beats per minute
pertaining to dilation, or a period of dilatation, of the heart, especially of the ventricles
constancy in the internal environment of the body, naturally maintained by adaptive responses that promote healthy survival
increased amounts of fluid within the pleural cavity, usually the result of inflammation
pertaining to contraction, or a period of contraction, of the heart (myocardium), especially that of the ventricles
rapidity of the heart action, usually defined as a heart rate greater than 100 beats per minute
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