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Anatomy chapter 1
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the study of the structure of individual body organs and their relationships to one another
the study of the functions of body structures
toward the head
study of cells
detect and react to stimuli
toward the tail
structural change in the body
contains spinal cord
study of tissues
a state in which the organ systems of the body function together to maintain a constant internal environment.
the nine areas in the abdominopelvic cavity formed by two transverse planes and two sagittal planes.
the four areas of the abdominopelvic cavity formed by passing one vertical and one horizontal plane through the umbilicus (navel).
using the hands to detect organs, masses, or infiltration of a body part during a physical examination.
study of organs of one system
Cutting a midsagittal section through the body separates the?
right and left halves of the body.
Examination of the superficial anatomic markings and internal body structures as they relate to the covering skin is called?
What region corresponds to the forearm?
The state of maintaining a constant internal environment is called?
The ________ level of organization is composed of two or more tissue types that work together to perform a common function.
Which body cavity is located inferior to the diaphragm and superior to a horizontal line drawn between the superior edges of the hip bones?
The term used when referring to a body structure that is below, or t a lower level than, another structure?
Which medical imaging technique uses modified x-rays to prepare three-dimensional cross-sectional "slices" of the body?
computed tomography (CT)
The _______ region is the "front" of the knee.
The subdiscipline of anatomy that examines structures not readily seen by the unaided eye is?
The human body if organized in an increasingly complex series of interacting levels which are?
the chemical level, the cellular level, the tissue level, the organ level, the organ system level, and the organismal level.
All living organisms exhibit several common properties which are?
organization, metabolism, growth and development, responsiveness, adaptation, regulation, and reproduction.
Three planes describe the relationships among the parts of the three-dimensional human body, which are?
the coronal (or frontal) plane, the transverse (cross-sectional or horizontal) plane, and the midsagittal plane.
The posterior aspect has two enclosed cavities which are?
the cranial cavity and the vertebral canal
The ventral cavity consists of what two cavities?
thoracic cavity and abdominopelvic cavity
What does the thoracic cavity consist of?
mediastinum, pleural cavity, pericardial cavity, and diaphragm
What does the abdominopelvic cavity consist of?
abdominal cavity and pelvic cavity
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