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anatomy and physiology week 1
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toward the front of body, include thoracic cavity :lung,heart. and abdominopelvic cavity ( abdominal cavity :stomach, intestine, liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancre. and pelvic cavity: urinary bladder,rectum,internal part of reproductive system )
toward the back of body, include spinal cavity and cranial cavity
toward the mid-line of body
away the mid-line of body
close to the chosen point
away to the chosen point
close to the skull
close to the bottom of body
from front to back divide the body into left and right
from left to right divide the body into front and back
horizontally, divide the body into superior and inferior
the skin and associated body structures (hair,nail,sweat, oil glands)
206 bones and the joints between them
Also smooth muscle and cardiac muscle, which are part of other systems
includes muscles that are attached to bones.
Directs the body's responses to external and internal stimuli. Special sense organs help in this function.
Endocrine glands produce hormones which regulate body activities such as growth, food utilization within cells and reproduction.
heart and blood vessels make up the system that pumps blood to all body tissues
plays important role in immunity
Aid in fluid regulation
includes the lungs and the passages leading to and from the lungs (gas exchange)
include mouth, esophagus, stomach, intestine, liver, and pancreas
to rid the body of waste products and excess water
includes the external sex organs and all relates internal structures
Homeostasis, home=same, stasis=stay
maintaining of stable balance within the body.
Upright, facing front.
Palms forward, arms at the sides.
A molecule that carries energy
1. Reverses any upwards or downwards shifts.
2. Doesn't always decrease a response, it can also increase
3. It is basically an OPPOSITE response to a stimulus
extracellular and intracellular
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