MOD F UNIT 1 THEORY
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MOD F UNIT 1 THEORY
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Study of the physical structure of the body and its organs?
Science of the function of cells, tissues, and organs?
Study of Cells?
Study of microscopic structure of tissure?
An imaginary line dividing the body vertically down the front into right and left halves?
Median (Sagittal) place
What refers to anything located toward the midline?
What refers to anything away from the midline?
What are terms used to describe the relationship to the point of attachment?
Indicates nearess to point of attachment or point nearest to center of the body?
Indicates distance away from point of attachment or point away from the center of the body?
An imaginary line that divides the body into front and back sections?
Frontal (Coronal) plane
An imaginary horizontal line that divides the body into top and bottom sections?
Term meaning located on posterior side of body (back)?
Term meaning located on the anterior side of the body (front)?
What is the basic building block of life?
What controls the center of a cell and regulates chemical reactions and mitosis?
A stable condition of an internal environment; dysfunction causes illness or death?
What is the function of the skeletal system?
Support, Protection & Leverage
What is the longest bone in the body?
What are the 4 shapes of bones?
Long, Short, Flat, & Irregular
Skeletal system supports the weight of the body?
Skeleton that includes the spinal column, skull, and rib cages?
Skeleton that contains arms, legs, hands, feet, shoulders and pelvis?
12 pairs of long slender bones that attach to the vertebrae is?
First 7 pairs of ribs are called? And they attach directly to what?
True ribs. Attach directly to sternum and spine.
The last set of 5 ribs are called? And where do they attach?
False ribs. attach to cartilage of rib above or have only anterior attachment.
Last 2 pairs of the false ribs are called? And where do they attach?
Floating ribs. only attach to vertebrae.
The breast bone is the?
Joints are held together by bands of connective tissue called?
3 most common forms of Arthritis?
Gout, Fibromyalgia, Lupus
What is caused by severe trauma or strain, degeneration of the intervertbral joints? Most common in adults.
herniated disk (ruptured disk)
Treatment for what would include rest, mild analgesics, and muscle relaxers?
What is compression of median nerve at the wrist?
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome