A&P Chapter 1

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  1. Term for wrist
    Carpus
  2. Term for walking upwright on two legs
    bipedal locomotion
  3. Term for Ear
    Auris
  4. Term for foot
    pedal
  5. Far from the surface, in the body's interior
    deep
  6. The correct order of complexity, from smallest to largest
    atoms, molecules, cells, tissues, organs, systems, organisms
  7. Characteristic of life; maintaining order, especially an outer boundary between inside and outside
    Organization
  8. Increase in size, usually by increasing numbers of cells
    Growth
  9. This modification increases surface area.
    folding
  10. closer to origin of a body part
    proximal
  11. term for hand
    manus
  12. highest - to - lowest acceptable levels for any parameter
    normal range
  13. Word roots meaning 'apart
    ana or diss
  14. Word root meaning 'moving toward'
    aff
  15. Meaning of "science"
    knowledge
  16. Method that starts with facts, then comes up with an explanation
    Inductive method
  17. Method that starts with a hypothesis, then sets out to test it by finding facts
    Deductive method
  18. Term for the way the human thumb allows for our good grip
    opposable thumb
  19. all animals with backbones
    vertebrates
  20. animals with hair who produce milk to feed their young
    mammals
  21. animals with opposable thumbs, forward-facing eyes, nails
    primates
  22. This term refers to the connection between structure and function
    complementarity
  23. Surface area increases as the dimension ____, volume increases as the dimension _____.
    squared - cubed
  24. True or false: all internal organs look the same and are always found in the same position
    FALSE: there is anatomical variation
  25. "A" or "ab" at the beginning of a word means...
    absent, not, without
  26. Processes that make and break down nutrients, using and releasing energy
    Metabolism
  27. Receiving and reacting to stimuli
    Responsiveness
  28. Change over time, from egg to adult
    Development
  29. Process of maturing of cells and tissues
    Differentiation
  30. Producing new individuals
    Reproduction
  31. Keeping the internal environment within normal operating conditions
    Homeostasis
  32. word root means "same."
    homeo
  33. This word root means "standing" or "stopping."
    "stasis
  34. term for something that can be measured
    Parameter
  35. Mid-point of acceptable range of a parameter
    normal value
  36. Normal range of human blood pH
    7.35 - 7.45
  37. Normal range of human blood glucose
    70 - 120 mg/dl
  38. This mechanism occurs when a stimulus results in an opposite response
    negative feedback
  39. In anatomy lab, students dissected the upper limb of a cadaver. This is an example of
    regional antatomy
  40. True or false: a negative feedback is a disease-causing or other harmful process.
    false
  41. In what type of section would you see both lungs, the heart, and the gall bladder, all in the same view
    Frontal
  42. In this system, a stimulus results in a response in the same direction.
    positive feedback
  43. This mechanism is shown in a graph with a line that changes direction.
  44. negative feedback
  45. Word root meaning ' moving away'
    eff
  46. Word roots meaning 'two' or 'twice'
    bi, di
  47. Word root meaning 'one'
    mono
  48. Word root meaning 'many'
    poly
  49. Front of body
  50. anterior or ventral
  51. Top of body
    superior or cephalad
  52. back of body
    dorsal or posterior
  53. bottom of body
    inferior or caudad
  54. midline of body
    medial
  55. either side of body
    lateral
  56. closer to origin of a body part
    proximal
  57. farther from origin of a body part
    distal
  58. close to the surface
    superficial
  59. term for head
    cephalon
  60. term for skull
    cranium
  61. term for face
    facial
  62. term for neck
    cervical
  63. term for rib
    costal
  64. term for armpit
  65. axilla
  66. term for arm
    brachium
  67. term for forearm
    antebrachium
  68. term for thigh
    femur
  69. term for leg
    crus
  70. term for forehead
    frons
  71. term for eye
    oculus
  72. term for ear
    auris
  73. term for cheek
    bucca
  74. term for nose
    nasus
  75. term for mouth
    oris
  76. term for chin
    mentis
  77. term for chest
    thoracis
  78. term for elbow's anterior surface
    antecubitus
  79. term for palm
    palma
  80. term for fingers or toes
    digits
  81. term for belly
    abdomen
  82. term for navel
    umbilicus
  83. term for hips
    pelvis
  84. term for groin
    inguen
  85. term for knee cap
    patella
  86. term for ankle
    tarsus
  87. term for point of shoulder
    acromion
  88. term for back of elbow
    olecranon
  89. term for lower back
    lumbus
  90. term for buttocks
    gluteus
  91. term for heel
    calcaneus
  92. The body cavity that contains heart, lungs, liver, and bladder is the ________body cavity
    ventral
  93. the body cavity that is contains the heart and both lungs and ends at the diaphragm is the ________body cavity.
    thoracic
  94. The body cavity that contains the liver, but not the heart, lungs, or bladder is the ________body cavity
    abdominal
  95. The body cavity that is located within the abdomen, and is the space enclosed between the visceral and parietal membranes, is the ________body cavity
    peritoneal
  96. The body cavity that contains the urinary bladder and rectum, but not the kidneys or liver, is the ________body cavity.
    pelvic
  97. The covering of a lung is called the
    visceral pleura
  98. The covering of the heart is called the
    visceral pericardium
  99. The covering of the liver is called the
    visceral peritoneum
  100. The lining of the rib cage is called the
    parietal pleura
  101. The lining of the sac around the heart is called the
    parietal pericardium
  102. The lining of the abdominal cavity is called the
    parietal peritoneum
  103. The covering of a kidney is called the
    retroperitoneal
  104. The kidneys, duodenum, pancreas, and adrenal glands are
    retroperitoneal

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