a sagittal plane that divides the body,top and bottom,into equal left and right halves.
Standing up erect, facing forward, arms to side, palms toward front.
divides the body into superior and inferior portions.
upper, above,toward the head.
Lower, below, toward the feet.
situated nearest the midline or the beginning of the body structure.
farthest away the midline.
toward or nearer the side and away from the midline.
direction toward or nearest the midline, middle.
Left Upper Quadrants
(Pancrease stomach, spleen.)
located along the front of the body, contains the body organs that maintain homeostasis.
Aka chest cavity or thorax, surrounds and protects the heart and lungs.
is a muscle that separates (divides) the thoracic and abdominal cavities.
the study of the nature and cause of disease that involves changes in structure and function.
study of the function of the structures of the body.
path/o, ~ pathy
disease, suffering,feeling, emotion.
nature or physical.
the study of.
is the space formed by the hip bones and it contains primarly the organs of the reproductive and excretory system.
-The genetic structures located with in the nucleus of each cell.
-Made up of the DNA molecules containg the body's genes (1000,000).
is inherited from either parent, the offspring will have that characteristic. (sickle cell anemia)
-Is inheritied from only ONE parent, and a normal gene is inherited from the other parent, the offspring will not have the characteristic. ( doesnt have sickle cell anemia, but does have traits. transmit trait to their offsping)
-The same recessive gene is inherited from BOTH parents the offspring will have that characteristic.
-vision: normal, color vision, Hyperopia (farsided)