The Human Body

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  1. Main branch of the respiratory system that enters each of the lungs.
    Bronchi
  2. Two upper chambers of the heart.
    Atria
  3. Muscle that divides the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity.
    Diaphram
  4. The cartoid pulse and this pulse are considered central pulses.
    Femoral pulse
  5. Tiny blood vessles.
    Cappillaries
  6. Pulse in the neck at the side of the larynx.
    Carotid pulse
  7. Body system that transports blood throughout the body.
    Cardiovascular system
  8. Area directly posterior to the mouth.
    Oropharynx
  9. Pulse in the arm used to take blood pressure.
    Brachial pulse
  10. Area directly posterior to the nose.
    Nasopharynx
  11. Ring shaped structure that forms the lower larynx.
    Cricoid cartilage
  12. Structure that contains vocal chords.
    Larynx
  13. Leaf shaped structure that closes to prevent food from going in to the trachea.
    Epiglottis.
  14. Pulse on the top of the foot lateral to the large tendon of the big toe.
    Dorsalis pedis pulse
  15. Vessels that carry blood away from the heart.
    Arteries
  16. Area posterior to the mouth and nose that includes the oropharynx and the nasopharynx.
    Pharynx
  17. Parts of the blood needed to form blood clots.
    Platelets
  18. Watery salty fluid that makes up over half of the blood's volume.
    Plasma
  19. Pulse tha may be palpated on the posterior aspect of the medial malleolus.
    Posterior tibial pulse.
  20. Structure that carries inhaled air from the larynx to the lungs; also called the windpipe.
    Trachea
  21. Vessels that carrie blood from the capillaries back to the heart.
    Veins
  22. Blood pressure created in the arteries when the left ventricle contracts and forces blood out into circulation.
    Systolic
  23. Body system that takes in oxygen and eliminates carbon dioxide.
    Respiratory system
  24. Socket that holds the ball of the proximal femur to form the hip.
    Acetabulum
  25. The two lower chambers of the heart.
    Ventricles
  26. Muscle type that responds automatically without the patient thinking about its operation.
    Involuntary
  27. Two large veins that return blood to the heart.
    Venae cavae.
  28. Long bone of the thigh.
    Femur
  29. Pulse on the thumb side of the wrist.
    Radial pulse
  30. The smaller bone of the lower leg.
    Fibula
  31. Medial anterior portion of the pelvis.
    Pubis
  32. Vertebrae that form the back of the pelvis.
    Sacral spine
  33. Standing face forward with palms forward.
    Anatomical position
  34. Inferior most division of the spine that is referred to as the tail bone.
    Coccyx
  35. Toward or closer to the midline.
    Medial
  36. Lower jaw bone.
    Mandible
  37. Round ball of bone on the inside of the ankle.
    Medial malleolus
  38. Wide bony ring that can be felt near the waist.
    Iliac crest
  39. System that consists of sensory and motor nerves.
    Peripheral nervous system
  40. Round ball of bone on the outside of the ankle.
    Lateral malleolus
  41. Facial bone that surrounds each of the eyes.
    Orbit
  42. Breast bone
    Sternum
  43. Seven vertebrae in the neck.
    Cervical spine
  44. Bones of the ankle.
    Tarsals
  45. Medial and larger of the two bones of the lower leg.
    Tibia
  46. Inferior tip of the sternum.
    Xiphoid process
  47. Upper arm bone.
    Humerus
  48. Away from the midline.
    Lateral
  49. Nerves that transmit information from the body to the spinal cord and the brain.
    Sensory nerves
  50. When two points on the extremities are compared, the point closer to the torso.
    Proximal
  51. Outermost layer of skin.
    Epidermis
  52. When two points are compared, the point farther away from the torso.
    Distal
  53. Nerves that carry messages from the brain to the body.
    Motor nerves
  54. Above or toward the head end of the torso.
    Superior
  55. Inner layer of skin in which the blood vessels and nerves are located.
    Dermis
  56. Bones in the fingers and in the toes.
    Phalanges
  57. Joint where three bones of the upper arm and forearm are connected.
    Elbow
  58. Front side of the body or body part.
    Anterior
  59. Heel bone.
    Calcaneus
  60. Back side of the body or body part.
    Posterior
  61. Body system tha regulates metabolic functions such as sugar absorption by the cells.
    Endocrine system
  62. Body system that governs sensations and movement and thought.
    Nervous system.
  63. Lateral bone of the forearm aligned with the thumb.
    Radius
  64. Bones that make up the hand.
    Metacarpals
  65. Highest portion of the shoulder.
    Acromiom process
  66. Medial bone of the forearm.
    Ulna.
  67. Bones that make up the wrist.
    Carpals
  68. Shoulder blade.
    Scapula
  69. Bone in the front of the shoulder or collerbone.
    Clavical.
  70. The body less the extremities and the head.
    Torso
  71. Lying on the back.
    Supine
  72. An imaginary line drawn vertically from the center of the clavicle to the nipple below.
    Mid-clavicular
  73. The sitting position.
    Fowler's
  74. Similar on both sides of the body.
    Bilaterally
  75. Lying supine with the legs elevated a few inches.
    Trendelenburg
  76. Muscle under conscious control of the brain.
    Voluntary muscle
  77. Four divisions of the abdomen used to pinpoint the location of pain.
    Abdominal quadrants
  78. Referring to the soles of the foot.
    Plantar
  79. Blood vessels that supply the muscle of the heart.
    Coronary arteries.
  80. Referring to the back of the body.
    Dorsal
  81. Upper jaw bone.
    Maxilla
  82. Body system that provides protection and movement.
    Musculoskeletal system
  83. Blood pressure in arteries when the left ventricle is refilling.
    Diastolic
  84. Kneecap
    Patella
  85. Vertebrae of the lower back.
    Lumbar spine
  86. Rib area of the spinal column.
    Thoracic spine
  87. Imaginary line drawn vertically through the middle of the body.
    Midline
  88. Anatomical term for the armpit.
    Axilla
  89. Patient's left side.
    Left side.
  90. Lying on the stomach or face down.
    Prone

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