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Structure of body

med terms

example of positive feedback labor contractions, blood clotting
example of negative feedback sweating, shivering
Transverse body plane cut through the middle, separating the top and bottom portions
sagittal, midsagittal cut through the middle, from front to back, separating the left and right portions
frontal cut through the side, separating the front and back portions
ABCDE rules for self-exam of melanoma A - asymmetry B - border C - color D - diameter E - evolution/evolving
body facing upward supine
body facing downward prone
top left region of abdonimopelvic cavity (facing patient) right hypochondriac region
top middle region of abdonimopelvic cavity (facing patient) epigastric region
top right region of abdonimopelvic cavity (facing patient) left hypochondriac region
middle left region of abdonimopelvic cavity (facing patient) right lumbar region
center region of abdonimopelvic cavity (facing patient) umbilical region
middle right region of abdonimopelvic cavity (facing patient) left lumbar region
bottom left region of abdonimopelvic cavity (facing patient) right iliac region
bottom middle region of abdonimopelvic cavity (facing patient) hypogastric region
bottom right region of abdonimopelvic cavity (facing patient) left iliac region
levels of organization from simple to most complex (CCTOS) chemical cell tissue organ system
adult human spine consists of ___ bones 26
serous membrane lines body cavities
mucous membranes lines external cavities, nose, eyes, ear, genitalia
synovial membrane lines joints
two types of cells found in nervous system neurons and glia
transmits impulses to the spinal cord and brain from all parts of the body sensory neurons
transmits impulses in the opposite direction - away from the brain and spinal cord, to muscles and glands motor neurons
conduct impulses from sensory neurons to motor neurons, connect to form complex, central networks of nerve fibers interneurons
neurons deal with..? impulses
glia are..? support nerves
dendrite high branches projection on a neuron
function of an axon transmits impulses away from the body
why is gray matter gray? unmyelinated axons and dendrites
oligodendrocytes are..? glia cells, that hold nerve fibers together and produces the myelin sheath around axons
disorder of the nervous system that results in death or injury to oligodendrocytes multiple sclerosis
neurilemma outermost membrane of the Schwann cell
vital centers of our brain is stored in the medulla oblongata
metastasize tumors develop this way, coming from other growths within the body, cancerous
largest part of the brain cerebrum
smallest part of the brain, and function? cerebellum, muscle coordination
3 parts of the brainstem medulla oblongata, pons, and midbrain
Created by: Mika42016