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________ is considered the oldest medical science
Anatomy is to ________ as physiology is to ________.
The analysis of the internal structure of individual cells is called
The study of the superficial and internal features in a specific area of the body is called ________ anatomy.
The study of the first two months of development is termed
Cardiovascular function is an example of
Organ physiology is to ________ as gross anatomy is to ________.
cell physiology; microscopic anatomy
Body levels in order from the most complex to the simplest?
organism, system, organ, tissue, cellular, molecular
Which organ system transports nutrients, metabolic wastes, gases, and defense cells?
The kidneys and ureters are organs of the ________ system.
Which organ system removes carbon dioxide from the bloodstream?
Skin, hair, and nails are associated with the ________ system.
When homeostatic mechanisms fail, an individual will experience the symptoms of ________.
When body temperature rises, a center in the brain initiates physiological changes to decrease the body temperature. This is an example of
This type of feedback exaggerates the effects of variations from normal.
If a response increases a disturbance, the control system is classified as a ________ feedback system.
The integrating center for the negative feedback loop that regulates body temperature is the
An anatomical term that means the same as ventral:
The wrist is ________ to the elbow.
Region that corresponds to the buttocks?
What plane divides the body into right and left parts?
A person lying on the bed and gazing at the ceiling is in the ________ position.
Terms of anatomical direction are used to describe
one body part in relation to another.
The common term for the carpal region is the ________
The two major divisions of the ventral body cavity are the
thoracic and abdominopelvic.
The serous membrane covering the stomach and most of the intestines is called the
The right pleural cavity contains:
Visceral pericardium is located
on the heart itself.
Identify a structure located within the mediastinum.