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Liles MS I Body Str

Body Structure Unit B

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abdominal cavity contains stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, small intestine, appendix, and some of the large intestines.
anatomical position body standing erect, face foward, arms at side, palms forward.
anatomy study of structure of an organism
anterior front or ventral
caudal tail end of the body
coronal plane Plane that cuts body into front and back sections
cranial head
cranial cavity posterior cavity containing the brain
deep internal
distal away from the origin
dorsal pertaining to the back
dorsal cavity posterior of the body which houses the brain and spinal column
epigastric upper region abdominal cavity
hypochondriac region on either side of the epigastric
hypogastric below the stomach region
iliac region located on either side of the hypogastric
inferior below
lateral to the side
lumbar region of the lower back
medial near the midline
mid-sagittal plane imaginary line dividing the body into equal left and right halves
pelvic cavity cavity containing the urinary bladder, reproductive organs, rectum, part of the large intestine, and the appendix
planes imaginary anatomical dividing lines of the body
physiology science that studies functions of living organisms and their parts
posterior opposite to anterior -back side
proximal close to the point trunk of the body
sagittal plane longitudinal plane dividing the body into right and left
transverse dividing the body into upper and lower halves
umbilical region surrounding the belly button
ventral front or anterior
adipose fatty or fat-like
cartilage nonvascular connective tissue
cicatrix scar tissue
connective tissue cells whose intracelllular secretions support and connect organs and tissues of the body
epithelial tissue covers bodys internal and external surface
mucous membrane layers of tissue that lubricate and protect linings of respitory, digestive, reproductive and urinary system
parietal lining of a body cavity
pericardial membrane around the heart
peritoneal lines the abdominal organs
pleural membrane serous membrane protecting the lungs and lining the internal surface of the thoracic cavity
serous membrane double walled membrane produces serous fluid
visceral relating to an organ
Created by: Connie Liles