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43 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Terms/Definitions
abdominal
acromial
antebrachial
antecubital
the region between the thigh and pelvis
the point of the shoulder
the forearm
the space in front of the elbow
abdominal
the region between the thigh and pelvis
acromial
the point of the shoulder
49 terms
Anatomy/Physiology terms and definitions
anatomy
physiology
gross anatomy
microscopic anatomy
studies the locations and structures of body parts
studies the functions of the body parts and events that occur…
digestive
cells and tissues
anatomy
studies the locations and structures of body parts
physiology
studies the functions of the body parts and events that occur…
16 terms
Anatomy and Physiology terms and definitions
Anatomy
Physiology
Histology
Cytology
study of structure of body
study of function of body
study of tissues in living organisim
study of cells
Anatomy
study of structure of body
Physiology
study of function of body
Anatomy and Physiology Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Ventral (anterior)
Dorsal (posterior)
Upper part of body structure
Below
Toward or at the front of the body
Toward or at the backside
Superior
Upper part of body structure
Inferior
Below
13 terms
Anatomy and Physiology: understanding terms and definitions
tomy
dors
append
peri
"cutting"
"back"
"to hang"
"around"
tomy
"cutting"
dors
"back"
17 terms
Anatomy and Physiology key terms and definitions
Biopsy
Cutaneous
Dermal
Dermatologist
removal of tissue for microscopic examination
pertaining to the skin
pertaining to the skin, especially the dermis
physician who specializes in the study and treatment of the s…
Biopsy
removal of tissue for microscopic examination
Cutaneous
pertaining to the skin
47 terms
Human Anatomy & Physiology Terms & Definitions
Anatomy
Physiology
Prone
Supine
the science of body structures and the relationship amongst s…
the science of body functions - how the body works
anterior surface facing inferior/posterior
anterior surface facing superior/anterior
Anatomy
the science of body structures and the relationship amongst s…
Physiology
the science of body functions - how the body works
30 terms
Anatomy and Physiology: Anatomical Terms
Humerus
Abdominal
Antebrachial
Antecubital
Upper arm bone
anterior body trunk region inferior to the ribs
forearm (the portion of the upper limb between the elbow and…
region anterior to the elbow; also known as the cubital regio…
Humerus
Upper arm bone
Abdominal
anterior body trunk region inferior to the ribs
37 terms
Anatomy & Physiology: definitions, positions, planes, & directional terms
Anatomy
Gross Anatomy
Surface Anatomy
Regional Anatomy
means "cutting open"; the study of the internal and external…
(macroscopic anatomy) involves the examination of relatively…
the study of the general form and superficial markings
focuses on the anatomical organization of specific areas of t…
Anatomy
means "cutting open"; the study of the internal and external…
Gross Anatomy
(macroscopic anatomy) involves the examination of relatively…
48 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Definitions
Biology
Anatomy
Physiology
Gross Anatomy
study of all forms of life
studies the shape and structure of an organism's body and rel…
studies the function of each body part
study of large and easily observable structures
Biology
study of all forms of life
Anatomy
studies the shape and structure of an organism's body and rel…
68 terms
Anatomy & Physiology: Terms and Definitions Ch. 1
anatomy
regional
systemic
macroscopic
form and structure
regions of the body
different body systems
what the naked eye can see
anatomy
form and structure
regional
regions of the body
28 terms
Anatomy and Physiology terms - set 1
Patellar
Pectoral
Pedal
Pelvic
Front of the knee
Chest
Foot
Pelvis
Patellar
Front of the knee
Pectoral
Chest
22 terms
Anatomy and Physiology terms - set 2
carpal
abdominal
acromial
antebrachial
carpal
abdominal
61 terms
Anatomy and Physiology (basic definitions)
which plane divides the body into supe…
which plane divides the body longitudi…
which plane divides the body into left…
which plane divides the body into any…
transverse plane
frontal plane
sagittal plane
oblique plane
which plane divides the body into supe…
transverse plane
which plane divides the body longitudi…
frontal plane
29 terms
Anatomy and Physiology- terms #1
ventral
dorsal
anterior
posterior
towards the front* or belly... Ex) The aorta is VENTRAL to the v…
towards the back or spine... Ex) The vertebral column is DORSAL…
towards the ventral side*... Ex) The sternum is ANTERIOR to the…
towards the dorsal side*... Ex) The esophagus is POSTERIOR to th…
ventral
towards the front* or belly... Ex) The aorta is VENTRAL to the v…
dorsal
towards the back or spine... Ex) The vertebral column is DORSAL…
21 terms
Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary System (Terms and Definitions)
______is the largest organ of the body…
The skin serves several purposes inclu…
disease-causing organisms
receptors that detect temperature, pai…
Skin
protecting, housing nerve receptors, secreting fluids, regula…
pathogens
sensory receptors
______is the largest organ of the body…
Skin
The skin serves several purposes inclu…
protecting, housing nerve receptors, secreting fluids, regula…
23 terms
Anatomy- Definition of Anatomy and Physiology
anatomy
gross, microscopic, developmental
gross anatomy
regional, surface, and systemic
the study of the structure of body parts and their relationsh…
what are the fields of anatomy
the study of large body parts able to be seen by the naked ey…
what are the branches of gross anatomy
anatomy
the study of the structure of body parts and their relationsh…
gross, microscopic, developmental
what are the fields of anatomy
13 terms
Anatomy and Physiology: Directional terms
Anterior
Vental
Posterior/Dorsal
Cranial/Cephalic
Front surface
Belly side
Back surface
Head
Anterior
Front surface
Vental
Belly side
11 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Ventral (anterior)
Dorsal (posterior)
Upper part of body structure
Below
Toward or at the front of the body
Toward or at the backside
Superior
Upper part of body structure
Inferior
Below
22 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Bone Terms
Epiphysis
Diapyhsis
Osteocytes
Osteoclasts
The end of a long bone
The middle of a long bone
Mature bone cells
Cells that dissolve or break bone
Epiphysis
The end of a long bone
Diapyhsis
The middle of a long bone
54 terms
Anatomy and Physiology directional terms
abdominal
antebracial
anticubital
auricular
forearm
anterior to the elbow
visible surface structures of the ear
abdominal
antebracial
forearm
11 terms
Module 1 Terms and Definitions (Intro to Anatomy and Physiology)
Gross anatomy
Microscopic anatomy
Physiology
Histology
The study of the macroscopic structures of an organism.
The study of the microscopic structures of an organism.
The study of the functions of an organism and its parts.
The study of tissues.
Gross anatomy
The study of the macroscopic structures of an organism.
Microscopic anatomy
The study of the microscopic structures of an organism.
37 terms
Intro to Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Effector
Positive Feedback
Negative Feedback
Homeostatic Imbalances
muscle or gland (or other organ) capable of being activated b…
feedback that tends to cause the level of a variable to chang…
the most common homeostatic control mechanism. The net effect…
occurs when the human body's internal environmental variables…
Effector
muscle or gland (or other organ) capable of being activated b…
Positive Feedback
feedback that tends to cause the level of a variable to chang…
62 terms
Med Terms - Respiratory System Anatomy and Physiology Definitions
Respiratory System (Respiratory Tract)
Upper Respiratory System
Lower Respiratory System
Cardiopulmonary
Consists of the right and left lungs and the air passageways…
Head and neck that includes the nose, nasal cavity, and phary…
Larynx (voice box) and trachea (windpipe) in the neck and the…
The connection between the heart and the respiratory system.
Respiratory System (Respiratory Tract)
Consists of the right and left lungs and the air passageways…
Upper Respiratory System
Head and neck that includes the nose, nasal cavity, and phary…
10 terms
Anatomy & Physiology Directional Terms
Anterior (or Ventral)
Posterior (or Dorsal)
Superior (or Cranial)
Inferior (or Caudal)
Describes the front or direction toward the front of the body.
Describes the back or direction toward to the back of the body.
Describes a position above or higher than another part of the…
Describes a position below or lower than another part of the…
Anterior (or Ventral)
Describes the front or direction toward the front of the body.
Posterior (or Dorsal)
Describes the back or direction toward to the back of the body.
51 terms
Intro to Anatomy & Physiology Terms
Anatomy
Physiology
atom
molecule
the branch of science that deals with the structure (morpholo…
the study of body functions (what they do and how they do it)
smallest particle of an element that has the properties of th…
particle composed of two or more joined atoms
Anatomy
the branch of science that deals with the structure (morpholo…
Physiology
the study of body functions (what they do and how they do it)
21 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Definitions
Anatomy
Physiology
Gross Anatomy
Regional Gross Anatomy
The study of the STRUCTURE of body parts and their relationsh…
The study of the FUNCTION of the body's structural machinery.
They study of the structures that can be examined without the…
The study of all the structures in one part of the body.
Anatomy
The study of the STRUCTURE of body parts and their relationsh…
Physiology
The study of the FUNCTION of the body's structural machinery.
13 terms
Anatomy and Physiology definitions
anatomy
gross anatomy
surface anatomy
regional anatomy
The study of internal and external structures and how they in…
____ is macroscopic anatomy (can be visualized with the naked…
___ refers to the general form and superficial markings (type…
____ is all the superficial and internal features of a body r…
anatomy
The study of internal and external structures and how they in…
gross anatomy
____ is macroscopic anatomy (can be visualized with the naked…
31 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Skin
Bone
Cells
Appendix
The largest organ of the body. It contains hair, sweat glands…
We have 206 of these. They support our muscles and protect th…
The smallest part of the body. Our bodies contain trillions o…
located between the large and small intestines. Sometimes it…
Skin
The largest organ of the body. It contains hair, sweat glands…
Bone
We have 206 of these. They support our muscles and protect th…
20 terms
Anatomy- Physiology Definitions and History
Gross anatomy
Microscopic anatomy
Ultrastructure
Comparative anatomy
Structure seen with naked eye
Seen with a microscope
Seen with electron microscope
Generalization and variation of structure in more than one sp…
Gross anatomy
Structure seen with naked eye
Microscopic anatomy
Seen with a microscope
23 terms
Anatomy and Physiology definitions
Abdominopelvic
Absorption
Anatomy
Appendicular
The space between the diaphragm and pelvis
Taking in of substances by cells or membranes
Branch of science dealing with the firm and structure of body…
Pertaining to upper and lower limbs
Abdominopelvic
The space between the diaphragm and pelvis
Absorption
Taking in of substances by cells or membranes
30 terms
Anatomy and Physiology terms
Superior.
Inferior.
Anterior.
Posterior.
Direction:To the head end of the body
Direction:Away from the head; lower body
Direction:Front of the body
Direction:Back of the body
Superior.
Direction:To the head end of the body
Inferior.
Direction:Away from the head; lower body
37 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
cranial cavity
vertebrae canal
Right and Left Pleural Cavity
mediastinum
where the brain is
the spinal column
lung cavities
(behind) the sternum and the pericardial cavity
cranial cavity
where the brain is
vertebrae canal
the spinal column
24 terms
Definitions for Anatomy and Physiology 1
gross anatomy
homeo
homeostasis
metabolism
Study of structures that can be seen with the naked eye, whet…
same... A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal s…
the ability of an organism to maintain relatively stable inte…
is a term that is used to describe all internal chemical reac…
gross anatomy
Study of structures that can be seen with the naked eye, whet…
homeo
same... A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal s…
29 terms
Anatomy and physiology skull terms
Frontal
Occipital
Parietal
Temporal
Frontal
Occipital
40 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Caudal
Cephalic
Proximal
Dorsal
Relating to or near the tailbone
Relating to or near the head
Nearer to the center of the body
Relating to the back surface, or situated behind
Caudal
Relating to or near the tailbone
Cephalic
Relating to or near the head
13 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Posterior Terms
Calcaneal
Gluteal
Olecranal
Sacral
heel
buttocks
elbow joint
between the hips
Calcaneal
heel
Gluteal
buttocks
50 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Exam - Definitions
Anatomy
physiology
gross anatomy
microscopic anatomy
study of the body structure
study of the function of the parts
General structure, seen with the naked eye
cannot be seen w/ the naked eye
Anatomy
study of the body structure
physiology
study of the function of the parts
37 terms
Anatomy and Physiology: Regional Terms
abdominal
acromial
antecubital
axillary
anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
point of sholder
anterior surface of elbow
armpit
abdominal
anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
acromial
point of sholder
11 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Ventral (anterior)
Dorsal (posterior)
Upper part of body structure
Below
Toward or at the front of the body
Toward or at the backside
Superior
Upper part of body structure
Inferior
Below
20 terms
Anatomy & Physiology - Definitions
Chamber of heart where blood first ent…
Valves that exist between atrium and v…
Refers to disease with unknown cause.
Abnormal growth, seen for example in e…
Atrium
AV-valves (Atrio-Ventricular valves)
Idiopathic
Vegetation
Chamber of heart where blood first ent…
Atrium
Valves that exist between atrium and v…
AV-valves (Atrio-Ventricular valves)
43 terms
Anatomy and physiology regional terms
Nasal
Oral
Cervical
Frontal
Nose
Mouth
Neck
Forehead
Nasal
Nose
Oral
Mouth
21 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Anatomy
Physiology
Gross Anatomy
Microscopic Anatomy
The study of the structure and shape of the body and its parts
The study of how the body and its parts function/work
Large structures that are easily observable
Very small structures seen only by a microscope
Anatomy
The study of the structure and shape of the body and its parts
Physiology
The study of how the body and its parts function/work
42 terms
Regional Terms - Anatomy and Physiology
abdominal
acromial
antecubital
axillary
Between thorax and pelvis
Point of shoulder
Anterior surface of elbow
Armpit
abdominal
Between thorax and pelvis
acromial
Point of shoulder
10 terms
Anatomy and Physiology I - Directional Terms
Anterior
Deep
Distal
Inferior
Toward the front of the body (e.g., the sternum is anterior t…
Away from the surface of the body (e.g., in kidney, the medul…
Farther from trunk or origin of a structure (e.g., the wrist…
Downward or below (e.g., the diaphragm is inferior to the hea…
Anterior
Toward the front of the body (e.g., the sternum is anterior t…
Deep
Away from the surface of the body (e.g., in kidney, the medul…
42 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Regional Terms
Abdominal
Antecubital
Axillary
Brachial
Anterior body trunk Inferior to ribs
Anterior surface of elbow
Arm pit
Arm
Abdominal
Anterior body trunk Inferior to ribs
Antecubital
Anterior surface of elbow
Human Anatomy and Physiology - Directional terms
Superior ( Cranial or Cephalad )
Inferior ( caudal - towards the tail )
Ventral ( anterior )
Dorsal ( posterior )
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body;…
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
Toward or at the front of the body; in front of ... eg. the bre…
toward or at the backside of the body; behind
Superior ( Cranial or Cephalad )
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body;…
Inferior ( caudal - towards the tail )
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
30 terms
Ch. 9 Anatomy and Physiology Terms
cilia
nasal septum
paranasal sinuses
pharynx (throat)
hairlike projections on the mucous membranes inside the nose…
divides right and left nasal cavaties
air-filled cavities in the bones of the face connecting to th…
space behind the mouth; passage for food from mouth to esopha…
cilia
hairlike projections on the mucous membranes inside the nose…
nasal septum
divides right and left nasal cavaties
48 terms
Honors Anatomy and Physiology Terms
Abdominal
Abduction
Adduction
Anatomical Position
Of, or relating to the abdomen, or abdomen muscle.
The movement of a limb or other body part away from the mid l…
It is the movement of a body part toward the body's mid line
Of, or relating to the bodily structure; of or relating to an…
Abdominal
Of, or relating to the abdomen, or abdomen muscle.
Abduction
The movement of a limb or other body part away from the mid l…
66 terms
Anatomy and Physiology Anatomical Terms
Abdominal
Acromial
Antebrachial
Antecubital
Anterior body trunk region inferior to the ribs
Point of the shoulder
Forearm
Anterior surface of the elbow
Abdominal
Anterior body trunk region inferior to the ribs
Acromial
Point of the shoulder
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