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Anatomy: Acronyms and Mnemonics

Useful terms to help remember lists, groups, etc relating to Human Anatomy
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PASSIFS
This acronym lists the seven FUNCTIONS of epithelium
SCRAPS
This acronym lists the six general CHARACTERISTICS of epithelium
LENS RIM CRUD
This mnemonic is made with the first letter of all eleven ORGAN SYSTEMS.
Protection, Absorption, Secretion, Sensation, Ion Transport, Fluid Filtration, Slippery Surface
PASSIFS (Epithelium Functions)
Specialized Contacts, Cellularity, Regeneration, Avascular but innervated, Polarity, Support by Connective Tissue
SCRAPS (Characteristics of Epithelium)
Lymphatic, Endocrine, Nervous, Skeletal, Reproductive, Integumentary, Muscular, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Urinary, Digestive
LENS RIM CRUD (Organ Systems of the Body)
MAD PEST
This acronym lists the seven FUNCTIONS of connective tissue
Motion, Attachment, Defense, Protection, Energy Storage, Support, Transport
MAD PEST (Connective Tissue Functions)
Proper Dense Irregular Regular Elastic Loose Areolar Adipose Reticular Support Cartilage Hyaline Elastic Fibrocartilage Bone Fluid Lymph Blood
PDIRE LAAR SCHEFB FluB (List of Connective Tissues)
PDIRE LAAR SCHEFB FluB
Acronym for all connective tissue types
Come, Let's Get Sun Burned
Acronym for the layers of the epidermis (thick skin, superficial to deep)
Corneum, Lucidum, Granulosum, Spinosum, Basale
Come, Let's Get Sun Burned (Thick Skin, superficial to deep)
Some Men Prefer Mini Skirts, But Can't Find Enough Skin
Acronym for the functions of bone
Support, Movement, Protection, Mineral Storage, Blood Cell Formation, Energy Storage
Some Men Prefer Mini Skirts, But Can't Find Enough Skin (Functions of Bones)
Vomer, Auditory Ossicles, Inferior Nasal Concha, Nasal, Mandible, Maxillae, Palantine, Lacrimal, Zygomatic
VAIN MM PLZ (Facial Bones)
VAIN MM PLZ
Acronym for the facial bones
Parietal, Ethmoid, Sphenoid, Temporal, Occipital, Frontal
PEST OF (Cranial Bones)
PEST OF
Acronym for the cranial bones