Anatomy Midterm Review (5)
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Why is homeostasis important?
Has the ability to maintain a relatively stable internal conditions, even though the outside worl changes continuosly
Examples of homeostasis
- Blood clotting (positive feedback)
- Body temperature
Enhances the stimulus
Shutting down stimulus
Divides body into anterior and posterior parts
Frontal (cornal) plane
Sagittal plane exactly in the middle (vertical)
Median plane (midsagittal)
Dividing the body into superior and inferior parts
Transversal (horizontal) plane
Right and left sides
Offset from the midline
Cells obtain nutrients and utilize them to make new living things and maintain functions
Which tepithelial tissue allows gases to be excahnged between the blood and air in the lungs?
Simple Squamos Epithelium
The skeletal system is still growing as long as there is cartilage left in the
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