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Anatomy Lab exam 1
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What is the scientific discipline that studies the function of body structures?
which approach to gross anatomy studies changes in structure during an individuals lifetime?
Which approach to gross anatomy studies all structures in a particular region as a single unit(e.g. all tissues of the knee)
which approach to gross anatomy studies superficial markings and related deeper tissues?
the simplest level of organization in the body is the___________ level, which is composed of;
chemical; atoms and molecules
large and complex molecules such as DNA and protein are known as;
what are 4 types of tissues in the human body?
epithelial, connective, muscle, nervous
What are the 3 types of muscle tissue?
skeletal, smooth, cardiac
what are the main functions of the integumentary system?
provide protection, regulate body temp, synthesizes vitamin D, prevent water loss, site of cutaneous receptors
What are the main functions of the skeletal system?
support & protection, site of hematopoiesis, stores calcium & phosphorus, allows for body movement
what are the main functions of the muscular system?
body movement, generates heat when muscles contract
what are the main functions of the nervous system?
coordination of body activities; detection of stimuli and formulation of responses to them
what are the main functions of the endocrine system?
secretes hormones which regulate body and cell growth, chemical levels, reproductive functions
what are the main functions of the digestive system?
absorbs nutrients and expels waste
the human body Is partitioned into what 2 main regions?
axial & appendicular
the posterior aspect of the body has what 2 enclosed cavities?
cranial & vertebral canal
thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities are lined with thin serous membranes which are composed of what 2 layers?
parietal & visceral
the median space in the thoracic cavity is called
the right and left sides of the thoracic cavity contain the lungs; they are lined by a 2 layered serous membrane called
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