Anatomical position, medical terminology
The study of the structure of individual cells is called
The study of the general form and superficial markings of an organism is called ________ anatomy
The study of all of the superficial and internal features in a specific area of the body is called ________ anatomy.
The study of early developmental processes is termed
The study of the function of specific organ systems is called
The branch of physiology that deals with changes in function resulting from disease is called
Arrange the following list of levels of organization from the smallest level to the largest level.
4, 2, 1, 3, 6, 5
Support, protection of soft tissue, mineral storage, and blood formation are functions of the ________ system.
Locomotion and heat production are the functions of the ________ system
The internal transport of cells and dissolved substances is the function of the ________ system.
The kidneys and urinary bladder are organs of the ________ system.
The pituitary gland and thyroid gland are organs of the ________ system.
Defense against infection and disease is the function of the ________ system.
Lungs are to the respiratory system as the spleen is to which ________ systems.
both lymphatic and cardiovascular
A person facing forward with hands at the sides and palms facing forward is in the
Which of the following terms refers to the front or chest and abdominal regions of the body?
E)both anterior and ventral
Which of the following structures is lateral to the eyes?
both nose and ears
The wrist is ________ to the elbow.
The chest is ________ to the umbilicus.
Which of the following regions corresponds to the lower back?
Which of the following regions corresponds to the upper arm?
A cut that passes parallel through the long axis of the body and divides
the body into equal left and right halves is known as a
The muscle known as the diaphragm separates the ________ from the ________.
thoracic cavity; abdominopelvic cavity
The thoracic cavity contains the
both pericardial cavity and pleural cavities
he serous membrane covering the stomach and most of the intestines is called the
Mary, who is 6 months pregnant, goes to her physician for a test to
check the development of her fetus. The physician uses a device that
emits sound waves to produce an image of the fetus. This technique is
The diaphragm divides the ventral body cavity into a superior ________ cavity and an inferior ________ cavity.
Anatomy is to ________ as physiology is to ________.
The four quadrants of the abdominopelvic region include
right upper quadrant (RUQ).
right lower quadrant (RLQ).
left upper quadrant (LUQ).
left lower quadrant (LLQ).
all of these.
all of these.
Which of the following is not considered one of the nine (9) abdominopelvic regions?
right inguinal region
Identify an organ located within the pleural cavity.
A person is lying on the bed gazing at the ceiling. She is in the ________ position.
The right pleural cavity surrounds the
Visceral pericardium is located
on the heart itself.
lining the pleural cavity.
lining the pericardial cavity.
on the lung itself.
lining the spinal cavity.
on the heart itself
separates the pleural cavities and contains the pericardial cavity
Identify the correctly spelled term describing the organ that separates
the ventral body cavity into superior (thoracic) and inferior
Two major body cavities are the
superior and inferior.
inferior and dorsal.
dorsal and ventral.
ventral and inferior.
superior and dorsal.
dorsal and ventral.
The spleen would be found in the ________ quadrant, while the appendix would be found in the ________ quadrant.