Anatomy and Physiology

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Anatomy and Physiology
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  1. The study of the functions of body structures is...?
    Anatomy
  2. This is defined as a group of cells with similar structure and function.
    Tissue
  3. Using your fingers to find your pulse on your wrist is an example of...?
    Palpation
  4. Percussion techniques can be used to determine...?
    Fluid in the lungs
  5. This is the sum of all cellular processes that occur in the body?
    metabolism
  6. This is the regulation of body conditions within normal limits?
    homeostasis
  7. The systems that provide homeostasis are?
    nervous system and endocrine system
  8. This body fluid directly affects the proper functioning of cells.
    interstitial fluid
  9. This is the structure of a feedback system that recieves uotput from the control center.
    effector
  10. This is the structure of a feedback system that provide input to the control center.
    receptor
  11. A condition NOT regulated by a negative feedback loop would be...?
    • childbirth
    • (things it regulates: body temp., blood pressure, heart rate, & blood sugar.)
  12. This is a change in body function that can be measured objectively.
    vital signs
  13. In which cavity is the brain located?
    Canial Cavity
  14. In which cavity are the lungs located?
    Pleural Cavity
  15. In which cavity is the stomach located?
    Abdominal Cavity
  16. This cavity is inferior to the abdominal cavity.
    Pelvic Cavity
  17. Which cavity would include the heart?
    Pericardial Cavity
  18. The function of the secretions of the serous membrane is to:
    reduse friction btwn organs
  19. This plane divides the body into right and left halves.
    Sagittal
  20. This plane divides the body into anterior and posterior halves.
    Frontal
  21. A transverse plane will cut a body or organ into...?
    superior and inferior
  22. This directional term means farthest from the midline.
    Lateral
  23. This directional term means ferther from the point of attachment of a limb to the trunk or farther from the origination of a structure.
    Distal
  24. This directional term is the opposite of deep.
    superficial
  25. Directional terms. The heart is ____ to the liver.
    superior
  26. Directional terms. The sternum is ____ to the heart.
    anterior
  27. Which of the following organs is not found in the abdominal cavity?
    diaphragm
  28. This covers the viscera within the thoracic and abdominal cavities and lines the walls of the thorax and abdomen.
    Serous membrane

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