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Which anatomical region refers to behind the knee? One word
Which of the following region is NOT visible in the anterior view of the anatomical position?
A plane that separates the two kidneys from each other is most likely a _____________ plane (one word answer)
In anatomical directional terms, the left foot and the left hand are ____________ to each other. One word.
Which anatomical region is directly proximal to the metacarpal region? One word.
The three serous MEMBRANES are the ____________, the pericardium, and peritoneum. One word.
What cavity is the mediastinum a part of? One word.
In anatomical directional terms, the carpal region is ________ to the antecubital region.
Which body system protects body organs and stores minerals?
In anatomical directional terms, the thoracic cavity is _________ to the abdominal cavity.
In anatomical directional terms, the cervical region is ________ to the sacral region.
What is the anatomical position of the cervical region with respect to the femoral region? One word.
In anatomical directional terms, the carpals are _________ to the phalanges.
The heart is located __________ to the diaphragm
The muscles are located _________ to the skin
The shoulder is _________ to the elbow
The thumb is _________ to the pinky finger
The metacarpals are ____________ to the carpals
The toes are __________ to the heel
Which body cavity is located inferior to the diaphragm and superior to a transverse section at the superior edges of the coxal regions?
- Abdominal cavity
- Pleural cavity
- Pelvic cavity
- Thoracic cavity
Name the serous cavity inferior to the diaphragm. One word
The _________ system protects and supports body organs, as well as provides a means for body movement
The ___________ is the structure that separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominopelvic cavity
The dorsal cavity is subdivided into what two cavities? What organs are included in this cavity?
- Cranial and vertebral
- Brain and spinal cord
The ventral cavity is the more _________ and ___________ of the closed body cavities. What two main divisions is it split into, and what organs does it include?
- Anterior and larger
- A superior thoracic cavity and an inferior abdominopelvic cavity
- Contains the visceral organs such as the lungs, heart, intestines, and kidneys
What three parts does the thoracic cavity have?
Pleural, mediastinum, and pericardial
What is the mediastinum cavity and what organs does it include?
- A central band of organs in the thoracic cavity
- Heart, as well as other major thoracic organs like the esophagus and trachea
What is the pleural cavity and what organs does it include?
- Has two lateral parts, each containing a lung that is surrounded by a pleural cavity
What is the pericardial cavity and what organs does it include?
It is within the mediastinum and surrounds the heart
What two parts does the abdominopelvic cavity have? What cavity are the organs surrounded by?
- Contains both the abdominal cavity and pelvic cavity
- Organs are surrounded by a peritoneal cavity
The abdominal cavity is the _________ part of the abdominopelvic cavity. What organs does it include?
- Contains the liver, stomach, kidneys, and other organs
The pelvic cavity is the _________ part of the abdominopelvic cavity. What organs does it include?
- Contains the bladder, some reproductive organs, and the rectum
What are the three serous cavities?
Pleural, pericardial, and peritoneal
Which organs are found in the right upper quadrant?
Which organs are found in the left upper quadrant?
Diaphragm, spleen, stomach, transverse colon of large intestine
Which organs are found in the right lower quadrant?
Ascending colon of large intestine, small intestine, cecum, appendix
Which organs are found in the left lower quadrant?
Descending colon of large intestine, initial part of sigmoid colon, urinary bladder
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