Chapter 1

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Chapter 1
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Planes and locations of the body
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  1. Forearm
    Antebrachial Region
  2. Depressed area just in front of the elbow
    Antecubital Region
  3. Armpit
    Axillary
  4. Palm or sole
    Volar
  5. Around the naval or unblilicus
    Umbilical
  6. Chest
    Thoracic
  7. Side of skull
    Temporal
  8. Ankle
    Tarsal
  9. Area above clavicle
    Supraclavicular
  10. Area behind the knee
    Popliteal
  11. Sole of foot
    Plantar
  12. Between Anus & Genital
    Perineal
  13. Lower portion of torso
    Pelvic
  14. Foot
    Pedal
  15. palm of hand
    Palmar
  16. Back of elbow
    Olecranal
  17. Back of lower skull
    Occipital
  18. Breast
    Mammary
  19. Lower Back between ribs and pelvis
    Lumbar
  20. groin
    Inguinal
  21. Buttock
    Gluteal
  22. thigh
    Femoral
  23. upper cheek
    zygomatic
  24. eyes
    orbital (opthamic)
  25. mouth
    oral
  26. nose
    nasal
  27. forehead
    frontal
  28. face
    facial
  29. back
    dorsal
  30. fingers or toes
    digital
  31. skin
    cutaneous
  32. elbow (May also be used for forearm)
    cubital
  33. leg
    crural
  34. skull
    cranial
  35. neck
    cervical
  36. head
    cephalic
  37. wrist
    carpal
  38. cheek
    Buccal
  39. arm
    Brachial
  40. One of the most important characteristics of the body structure
    Organization
  41. A systematic approach to discovery
    The Scientific Method
  42. A reasonable guess based on a previous informal observation
    Hypothesis
  43. The smallest "living" units of structure and function on our body
    Cells
  44. A tissue is on an organization of many cells that act together to perform a common function
    Tissues
  45. A group of several different kinds of tissue arranged in a way that allows them to act as a unit to perform a special function
    organs
  46. An organization of varying numbers and kinds of organs that can work together to perform complex functions for the body
    Systems
  47. Discussions about the body, the way it moves, it's posture, or the relationship of one area to another assume that the body as a whole is in a specific position called the ________
    Anatomical position
  48. A body lying face upward
    Supine
  49. A body lying face downward
    Prone
  50.  means "toward the head"
    Superior
  51. means "lowwer" or "below"
    Inferior
  52. Means "front"
    Anterior
  53. Means "back" or in back of
    Posterior
  54. The testing process used with the scientific method
    Includes control and test group
    Experimentation
  55. A hypothesis that has gained a high level of confidence
    Theory or Law
  56. Mean "toward the midline of the body"
    Medial
  57. Means "toward the side of the body" or away from it's midline
    Lateral
  58. "Toward or nearest the trunk of the body" or "nearest the point of origin of one of its parts
    Proximal
  59. "away from or farthest from the trunk of the point of origin of a body part
    Distal
  60. Close to the surface
    Superficial
  61. A lengthwise plane running from front to back.  It divides the body or any of its parts into right and left sides
    Sagital
  62. the sagital plane that divides the body into two equal halves
    Midsagital Plane
  63. A lengthwise plane running from side to side and divides the body into anterior and posterior portions
    frontal plane
  64. A horizontal or crosswise plane that divides the body or any of its parts into upper and lower portions
    Transverse plane
  65. The large body cavity located in the trunk of the body
    Contains:  Thoracic cavity, peural cavities, Mediastinum, Diaphram, abdominal cavity, abdominopelvic cavity, and pelvic cavity
    Ventral Cavities
  66. Includes the cranial and spinal cavities
    Dorsal Body cavities
  67. Makes it easier to locate organs in the large abdominopelvic cavity
    Includes the right and left upper, and right and left lower quadrents
    Abdominopelvic Cavity Quadrants
  68. Space inside the skull that holds the brain
    Cranial Cavity

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