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Ch 1 Quiz Review A&P 101

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Anatomy
Study of the body structure
Physiology
Study of the chemical processes that take place to keep us alive.
Molecules
Cells; Tissue-organ system; organism
Organ
Skin is made up of epithelial tissue, neutral tissue, and connective tissue it is considered to be.
Cell
The smallest living unit in the body
Homeostasis
Unchanging internal environment
Clotting of blood
Example of positive feedback
Pelvic
Location of the reproductive organs are in this body region.
LUQ
The abdominal quadrant that contains the majority of the stomach
LUQ
The abdominal quadrant that contains the majoirty of the spleen
Body Supine
Arms at side, palms facing forward.
Coronal Plane
Anatomical position of someone lying on their back.
Sagital Plane
Imaginary line dividing the body into left and right parts.
Umbilical Region
Region around the belly
Buccal cavity
Cavity that contains the teeth and gums
Brain
Located in the dorsal body cavity
Antecubital
Anatomical name for elbow
Popliteal
Anatomical name for the back of knee
Brachial
Anatomical name for the arms
Crural
Anatomical name for the leg.
Surface of pericardial cavity
Parietal pericardial membrane forms
Ventral cavity
Mediastinum is located
Ascultation
Listening to the heart valves open and close with a stethoscope
Palpation
Taking a patient's pulse
Percussion
Taking two fingers on a patients back and using fingers on the other hand to thump the back.