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The body's continuous ability to respond to changes in the environment and to maintain relative constancy is called what?
The regions frequently used by health professionals to locate pain of tumors divides the abdomen into four basic areas called what?
Which of the following organs or structures does NOT lie within the mediastinum? aorta, liver, esophagus, trachea
A lengthwise plane running from front to back that divides the body into right and left sides is called what?
A study of the functions of living organisms and their parts is called what?
The thoracic portion of the ventral body cavity is separated from the abdominopelvic portion by a muscle called the what?
An organization of varying numbers and kinds of organs arranged together to perform a complex function is called a what?
Which plane divides superior from inferior?
Which one of the following structures does NOT lie within the abdominal cavity? spleen, most of the small intestine, urinary bladder, stomach
Which of the following is an example of an upper abdominal region?
a) right iliac region
b) left hypochondriac region
c) left lumbar region
d) hypogastric region
left hypochondriac region
The dorsal body cavity contains components of which system? reproductive, digestive, respiratory, nervous
What organ is NOT found in the pelvic cavity? bladder, stomach, rectum, colon
Similar cells acting together to perform a common function exist at the_____ level of organization? organ, chemical, tissue, system
Which of the following planes would be considered coronal? A plane that divides the body into: anterior & posterior, upper & lower, right and left, superficial & deep
anterior & posterior
If your reference point is "nearest the trunk of the body" rather than "farthest from the trunk of the body," where does the elbow lie in realtion to the wrist? anterior, posterior, distal, proximal
In the anatomical position which way is the body?
The buttocks are often used as intramuscular injection sites. This region can be called what? sacral, buccal, cutaneous, gluteal
In the human body the chest region can be referred to as what?
thoracic cavity, componant of the ventral cavity, and contains the mediastinum
Which of the following is NOT a component of the axial subdivision of the body? upper extremity, neck, trunk, head
A synonym for medial is what?