Physiology: organization of the human body
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contains the teeth and tongue
located within the nose and divided into right and left portions by the nasal septum.
contains the eyes and associated skeletal muscles and nerves
middle ear cavities
contains the middle ear and bones
which compartments containt the lungs?
the walls of the right and left thoracic compartments are lined with a membrane called:
the lungs themselves are lined with a membrance called
where is the heart located?
broadest portion of the mediastinum
what is the heart surrounded by?
what's the lining membrance of the abdominal pelvic cavity called?
body part is above another part or is closes to the head.
(thoracic cavity is superior to the abdominal cavity.)
- body part is below another body part or is toward the feet.
- (neck is inferior to the head.)
- towards the front
- (eyes are anterior to the brain.)
towards the back.
(the pharynx is posterior to the oral cavity.)
imaginary midline dividing the body into equal right and left halves.
(the nose is medial to the eyes)
means towards the side with respect to the imaginary midline
(ears are lateral to the eyes.)
body part that's closer to a point of attachment than another body part
(elbow is proximal to the wrist.)
- body part is farther from a point of attachment thatn another body part
- (fingers are distal to the wrist)
situated near the surface.
(epidermis is superficial layer of the skin.)
the heart is deeper than the skin.
lengthwise cut hat divides the body into right and left portions.
cut that divides the body into superior and inferior positions.
divides the body into anterior and posterior portions.
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