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A&P 1 Ch 1

Ch 1

Anterior front
Ventral front of body (same as Anterior)
Posterior back or behind
Cranial head
Cephalic head
Dorsal back side of body (same as Posterior)
Caudal tail
Inferior below
Proximal closer to center of body or point of attachment
Distal away from center of body or point of attachment
Medial toward center of body
Lateral toward side of body
Superficial near body surface
Superior above
Axilla armpit
Brachial arm
Cervical neck
Sural calf
Pedal foot
Thoracic chest
Gluteal buttocks
Lumbar lower back
Abdominal belly
Pubic genital area
Crural leg
Antebrachial forearm
Homeostatis steady-state the body attempts to maintain
Anatomy study of structure of the body
Physiology study of how the body functions
Positive feedback stimulus produces a response
Negative feedback deficiency in environment produces a response
Sagittal plane divides body into left and right halves
Transverse section divides body horizontally
Viscera internal organs
Body system which generates heat Muscular
Body system which regulates immunity Lymphatic
Body system which is body's first defense against invasion Integumentary
Body system which receives and relays messages regarding the internal and external environment Nervous
Created by: DrGreimel



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