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the body as a whole
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dorsal; cavity
cavity along the posterior side of the body made of the cranial cavity and the spinal cavity
distal
situated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone
proximal
situated nearest to point of attachment or origin
abdominal cavity
space below the chest containing organs such as the liver, stomach, gallbladder, and intestines; also called the abdomen
cell
the smallest unit of living matter
inferior
Below; at a lower level
epithelial
tissue covers internal and external surfaces of body
visceral pleura
pleura that covers the lungs
pleural membranes
serous membranes of the thoracic cavity
transverse plane
Horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower portions
anatomy
study of body structure
two types of chemicals that make up the body
inorganic and organic
connective tissue
fills internal spaces, provides structural support for other tissues, transports materials within the body, and stores energy reserves
digestive system
the system that makes food absorbable into the body
urinary system
removes waste products from blood and maintains water balance within body
volar
palm
anatomic position
standing erect, facing forward, arms at sides, palms forward, legs parallel, toes pointed foward
plantar
Sole of foot
homeostasis
stable internal conditions
physiology
study of how the body functions
pathophysiology
the physiology of disordered function; the study of how disease affects normal body processes.
antebrachial
forearm
antecubital
front of elbow
axillary
armpit
brachial
Upper arm
buccal
mouth
cardiac
heart
cervical
neck
cranial
head
cutaneous
skin
deltoid
shoulder
femoral
Thigh
frontal
forehead
gastric
stomach
gluteal
buttocks
hepatic
liver
nasal
nose
mammary
breast
lumbar
small of back
inguinal
groin
iliac
hip
occipital
back of the headorbital
orbital
eye
parietal
crown of head
patellar
kneecap
pectoral
chest
pulmonary
lungs
popliteal
back of knee
plantar
Sole of foot
perineal
pelvic floor
pedal
foot
umbilical
naval
temporal
Side of head
sternal
breastbone
scapular
shoulder blade
sacral
base of spine
renal
kidney