The Human Body
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The Human Body
The Human Body
Main branch of the respiratory system that enters each of the lungs.
Two upper chambers of the heart.
Muscle that divides the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity.
The cartoid pulse and this pulse are considered central pulses.
Tiny blood vessles.
Pulse in the neck at the side of the larynx.
Body system that transports blood throughout the body.
Area directly posterior to the mouth.
Pulse in the arm used to take blood pressure.
Area directly posterior to the nose.
Ring shaped structure that forms the lower larynx.
Structure that contains vocal chords.
Leaf shaped structure that closes to prevent food from going in to the trachea.
Pulse on the top of the foot lateral to the large tendon of the big toe.
Dorsalis pedis pulse
Vessels that carry blood away from the heart.
Area posterior to the mouth and nose that includes the oropharynx and the nasopharynx.
Parts of the blood needed to form blood clots.
Watery salty fluid that makes up over half of the blood's volume.
Pulse tha may be palpated on the posterior aspect of the medial malleolus.
Posterior tibial pulse.
Structure that carries inhaled air from the larynx to the lungs; also called the windpipe.
Vessels that carrie blood from the capillaries back to the heart.
Blood pressure created in the arteries when the left ventricle contracts and forces blood out into circulation.
Body system that takes in oxygen and eliminates carbon dioxide.
Socket that holds the ball of the proximal femur to form the hip.
The two lower chambers of the heart.
Muscle type that responds automatically without the patient thinking about its operation.
Two large veins that return blood to the heart.
Long bone of the thigh.
Pulse on the thumb side of the wrist.
The smaller bone of the lower leg.
Medial anterior portion of the pelvis.
Vertebrae that form the back of the pelvis.
Standing face forward with palms forward.
Inferior most division of the spine that is referred to as the tail bone.
Toward or closer to the midline.
Lower jaw bone.
Round ball of bone on the inside of the ankle.
Wide bony ring that can be felt near the waist.
System that consists of sensory and motor nerves.
Peripheral nervous system
Round ball of bone on the outside of the ankle.
Facial bone that surrounds each of the eyes.
Seven vertebrae in the neck.
Bones of the ankle.
Medial and larger of the two bones of the lower leg.
Inferior tip of the sternum.
Upper arm bone.
Away from the midline.
Nerves that transmit information from the body to the spinal cord and the brain.
When two points on the extremities are compared, the point closer to the torso.
Outermost layer of skin.
When two points are compared, the point farther away from the torso.
Nerves that carry messages from the brain to the body.
Above or toward the head end of the torso.
Inner layer of skin in which the blood vessels and nerves are located.
Bones in the fingers and in the toes.
Joint where three bones of the upper arm and forearm are connected.
Front side of the body or body part.
Back side of the body or body part.
Body system tha regulates metabolic functions such as sugar absorption by the cells.
Body system that governs sensations and movement and thought.
Lateral bone of the forearm aligned with the thumb.
Bones that make up the hand.
Highest portion of the shoulder.
Medial bone of the forearm.
Bones that make up the wrist.
Bone in the front of the shoulder or collerbone.
The body less the extremities and the head.
Lying on the back.
An imaginary line drawn vertically from the center of the clavicle to the nipple below.
The sitting position.
Similar on both sides of the body.
Lying supine with the legs elevated a few inches.
Muscle under conscious control of the brain.
Four divisions of the abdomen used to pinpoint the location of pain.
Referring to the soles of the foot.
Blood vessels that supply the muscle of the heart.
Referring to the back of the body.
Upper jaw bone.
Body system that provides protection and movement.
Blood pressure in arteries when the left ventricle is refilling.
Vertebrae of the lower back.
Rib area of the spinal column.
Imaginary line drawn vertically through the middle of the body.
Anatomical term for the armpit.
Patient's left side.
Lying on the stomach or face down.