Flashcards in A&P Unit 1 (Human Body) Test Deck (96)
structure / form
function / how something works
body plane: "Sagittal"
divides body into right left portions
body plane: "Coronal"
divides body into anterior and posterior portions
body plane: "Mid-sagittal"
divides body into equal right and left portions
one part being above the other / towards the head
a part being located below another part / towards the feet
a part being towards the front / towards the belly
part being behind another / towards the back
closer to the midline than another structure
farther from midline than another structure
paired structures on both sides
located on same side of midline of body
located on opposite side of midline
located closer to trunk / point of origin
located further from trunk / point of origin
located towards surface of body
located away from body or another structure
Body Planes are...
imaginary plates that divide the body into portions
Membrane that lines organ is visceral or parietal?
organ = visceral
Membrane that lines box of serous cavity parietal or visceral?
cavity = parietal membrane
apendicular region of the body consists of and is responsible for?
upper and lower limbs / manipulation of environment & movement / no vital organs
axial region consists of
head / trunk / responsible for
The pelvis is
bowl-shaped pelvis protects and supports internal organs
2 gross body cavities are?
Dorsal body cavity (central nervous, trunk, head) / ventral body cavity (anterior aspect of trunk, organs (viscera)
thoracic cavity consists of
superior / anterior portion of trunk
Mediastinum of thoraic
separates pleural cavities of thoracic cavity into halves
Abdomino pelvic cavity
occupies inferior anterior portion of trunk
lined with peritoneum membrane
cranial cavity houses?
brains subdivision of dorsal body cavity