Physio: (PICS) Orientation of the body

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Physio: (PICS) Orientation of the body
2012-11-05 21:03:23
Physio PICS Orientation body

Physio: (PICS) Orientation of the body
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  1. which two parts does the dorsal cavity include? purpose of each?
    • the cranial cavity: houses the brain
    • and the vertebral cavity: contains the spinal cord. 
  2. What does the Ventral cavity consists of?
    thoracic cavity and an abdominopelvic cavity.  
  3. how is the thoracic cavity separated from the lower abdomino perlvic cavity?
    the diaphragm. 
  4. which structures are held in the thoracic cavity?
    heart and lungs.
  5. what's a mediastinum?
    separates the thoracic cavity into two compartments which contain the left and the right lung. the heart, esophagus, trachea and the thymus are also located within the mediastinum. 
  6. which visceras are located within the abdonimal cavity? (7)
    stomach, liver, spleen, gallbladder, kidneys and most of the small and large intestines. 
  7. the viscera within the perlvic cavity include: 
    terminal point of the large intestines, urinary bladder, internal reproductive systems. 
  8. the walls of the right and left thoracic compartments are lined with :
    parietal pleura 
  9. which membrane covers the lungs themselves?
    the visceral pleura
  10. which membrane is the heart covered with?
    the pericardial membrane.
  11. the linings surrounding the heart are:
    visceral pericardium, pericardial cavity, parietal pericardium
  12. the linings surrounding the lungs are:
    visceral pleura, pleural cavity, parietal cavity
  13. where's the suprasternal notch? apart of the...?
    • thorax
  14. where's the costal margin? apart of the...
  15. where's the medial and lateral epicondyle of the humerus?
  16. where's the olecranon process?
  17. where's the head of the ulna?
    bumb sticking out of your elbow when bent,
  18. where's the tibial tuberosity?