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abdominal cavity

begins at inferior surface of the diaphragmstomach, liver, spleen, colondifferent in that it is totally protected by muscle4 quadrants- RUQ, LUQ, RLQ, RUQ

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abduction

moving a body part away from the midline

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adduction

moving a body part toward the midline

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abuse

Any care that results in physical harm or pain, or mental anguish

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acculturation

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adipose tissue

fatty tissue

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adult ratio for CPR

30:2

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afferent nerves

sensory nerves, carry messages to the central nervous system from the body

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alternative health care means

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amino acids are made of

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amylase

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anatomy

study of the structure of an organism

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anemia

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aneurysm

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antibiotics are used to treat what kind of infection

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antisepsis

aseptic control that inhibits, retards growth of, or kills pathogenic organisms; not effective against spores or viruses

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arachnoid membrane

part of the meninges, arachnoid membrane- delicate layer that allows blood vessels to pass thorough

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assault and battery

Physical or verbal attack on another person; treatment or care given without proper consent, unlawfully touching another person without their consent

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Bartholin's glands

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basic need for life

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basophils

participate in the body's inflammatory response, produce histamine- a vasodilator, and heparin- an anticoagulant

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becoming a team player

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bias

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biology

a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.

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blood views in relationship to cultures

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body mechanics

the way in which the body moves and maintains balance; proper body mechanics involves the most efficient use of all body parts

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brachial pulse site

just above the elbow, inside of arm

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bulbourethral glands

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cardiac sphincter

valve that controls what enters the stomach

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carotid pulse site

either side of the trachea