Flashcards in Language Deck (28)
Physiology is the study of what?
The function of the body.
Anatomy is the study of....
The structure of the body
A relatively steady internal state, usually maintained by negative feed back.
Define negative feedback.
Reverses a change in a controlled condition.
Strengthens or reinforces a change in a controlled body system.
What are the 7 structures of structural complexity?
Molecule (made up ad atoms), organelles made up of molecules), cells (Made up of organelles), tissues (made up of cells), organs (made up of specialized tissues), organ systems, (organs in a group working toward the same purpose), and organisms!
Toward the upper part of the body.
Toward the lower part of the body.
Nearing the front body
Nearing the back body
Nearer to the middle line
Farther from the middle line
Between two structures
On the same side of the body as another structure.
On the opposite side of the body as another structure
Nearer to the attachment of the limb
Farther from the attachment of the limb or trunk
Divide the body or organs right from left
Midsagittal/ medial plane
When the plane passes through the middle p the body
Divides right from left unequally
Divides a body or organ anterior from posterior
Passes through the body or organ on an angle other than 90 degrees
Divided superior from inferior
Contain the brain
Stems from the cranial cavity, containing the spinal column
Chest cavity separated by the diaphragm
From diaphragm to pelvic cavity