Human Body Systems PLTW Unit 1 review (part 1 of 1st semester final review)
making flashcards with the unit reviews my teacher made and passed out. hope this helps I know it looks like there is a lot but they're really short.
Terms in this set (65)
Anterior and Posterior
Anterior is to the front, posterior is at the rear of something
Inferior and Superior
inferior is the bottom half of your body, superior is the top half of your body
Medial and Lateral
Medial is in or pertaining to the middle, Lateral is in or pertaining to the side
Distal and Proximal
Distal is situated away from the point of origin, proximal is situated toward the point of origin
Superficial and Deep
Superficial means on the surface or close to the surface, Deep means away from the surface, or not near the surface
Ventral and Dorsal
Ventral pertains to the belly, Dorsal pertains to the back
anterior trunk inferior to the ribs
anterior surface to the elbow
in or pertaining to the head
relating to the heel bone or heel
fingers and toes
lateral part of the leg
of ore relating to the gluteous region
area where thigh meets the body trunk: groin
pertaining to the lower back
of or pertaining to the nose
of or pertaining to the occipital bone located on the back of your head
posterior surface of the elbow
of or pertaining to the mouth
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
this is my favorite word ever. it sounds like a candy or a rapper name. when in reality it really means the hollow in the back of your knee
area between the hips
shoulder blade region
pronounced thorasic btw. it means your chest
area of spine
the following are the bones you need to know which you probably already know but i'm putting em on here anyway.
mandible, maxilla, zygomatic process, frontal, occipital
Medial to the ribs and superficial to the heart
Deep from the scapula
this is a url to a picture of the sections of the spinal chord which will explain them better than i can. I tried to put the pic on here but I dont wanna upgrade my account right now.
the bones proximal to the joint between the ankle and fibula
the longer bones in the middle of your feet
the arm bone prioximal to the body
leg bone proximal to the body
Primary bone used to identify gender?
Pelvis is best but the skull is also a more qualifying factor than other bones
Primary bone used to identify ethnicity?
What bones would you use to determine age?
long bones can give an example of age. like the femur or tibia
What is a restriction enzyme and how do they recognize where to work
Restriction enzymes cut DNA strands where there is a specific code that the enzyme identifies with.
What is a palindrome
a region of DNA in which the sequence of nucleotides is identical with an inverted sequence in the complementary strand: GAATTC is a palindrome of CTTAAG.
What are biometrics and how do they work
biometrics are when a device detects a physical or unique trait with the use of technology and usually records it. Like in The Incredibles where elastigirl goes to Edna asking where Mr. Incredible is and she uses a hand print, code, and retina scanner to enter her lab.
the bones in your palm of your hand
the Front bone inferior to your patella
right behind the fibula
the long bone in your forearm on the side with your pinky
long bone in your forearm on the side of your thumb