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Cells grouped together to perform a specialized function are known as a tissue.
Tissues arranged together to perform a special function are known as an organ.
Organs that together to perform the many functions of the body as a whole are called a system.
A semipermeable barrier that allows certain substances to pass through while blocking others.
Threadlike structures that control the functions of growth, repair, and reproduction for the body. *DNA
Chromosomes contain segments called genes that transmit hereditary chracteristics.
Surrounding the nucleus of the cell is the cytoplasm. The cytoplasm is a gel-like stubstance containing cell organs called organelles.
Organelles that provide the energy needed by the cell to carry on its essential functions.
organelles that contain various enzymes.
A change in the structure and orientation of cells, chracterized by a loss of differentiation and reversion to a more primitive form.
A developmental failure reading resulting in the absence of any organ or tissue.
Any abnormal development of tissues or organs.
Formation or growth.
Covers the internal and external organs of the body. Also lines the vessels, body cavities, glands, and body organs. *Heals the fastest.
If you were physically able to divide the body straight down the middle into equal halves this would be the midsagittal plane.
Vertical plane passing through the head and feet, and divides it into front and back.
Any of the planes cutting across the body into superior and inferior portions.
Right hypochondriac region
Upper right section of the abdomen. Right lob of the liver and gallbladder.
Located between the right and left hypochondriac regions. Right and left lobes of the liver and a major portion of the stomach.
Left Hypochondriac region
Upper left of the abdomen. Small protion of the stomach and large intestine.
Right Lumbar Region
Middle Right section of the abdomen. large and small intestines.
Middle section of the abdomen. Transverese colon and portions of the small intestine.
Left Lumbar regions
Located in the middle left section of the abdomen. Small intestines and colon.
Right inguinal Region
Lower right section of the abdomen. Small intestines and cecum
Located in the lower middle section of the abdomen. Bladder, small intestines, and appendix.
Left Inguinal Region
Lower left section of the abdomen. Portions of the colon and the small intestine.
Front or bely side of the body. This is subdivided into the thoracic, abdominal, and the pelvic cavity.
Contains the organs of the back side of the body is subdivided into the cranial cavity and spinal cavity.
Nearest point of attachment.
Farthest from point of attachment.
Away from the median.
Toward the median
A movement that allows the palms of the hands to turn upward or forward.
A movement that allows the palms of the hands to turn downward and backward.
Pertaining to the sole of the foot.
Pertaining to the back or posterior side of a part. In the foot its the top of the foot.