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Anatomical Vocab

chapter 1

TermDefinition
Muscular System Moves the skeleton and produces heat
Cardiovascular System Transports oxygen and nutrients to tissues
Reproductive System Produces egg or sperm to continue species
Skeletal System Supports the body and protects internal organs
Urinary System Removes waste products from the blood
Respiratory System Exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide between air and blood
Nervous System Regulates body functions by means of impulses
Lymphatic System Destroys pathogens that the enter the body
Digestive System Changes food to simpler chemicals to be absorbed
Integumentary System Is a barrier to pathogens and to chemicals from outside world
Endocrine System Regulates body functions by mean of hormones
Anatomical position the body facing you, feet placed together and flat on the floor
Superior Above
Inferior Bottom
Medial Being close to the middle
Lateral The side
Anterior(ventral) Front
Posterior(dorsal) Back
Superfical Is near the surface
Deep The core of the body
Proximal Closer
Distal Is toward the ends of the extremities.
Transverse Section Top to bottom (sup/inf)
Sagittal Section Dividing left and right
Frontal/Cornal Section Front and back(ant/post)
Median Section Organ divided into two equal parts
Cranial Top of head
Facial Face
Cervical Neck
Deltoid Shoulder
Pectoral Chest
Sternal Center of the chest
Brancial Upper arm, biceps.
Antecubital Front of elbow
Abdominal Belly
Antebrancial forearm
Manuel Hand
Digital Fingers and toes
Inguinal Groin
Coxal Hip
Femoral Upper leg
Genicular Knee
Crural Leg
Pedal Foot
Cephalic Back of head
Nuchal Back of neck
Scapular Shoulder blade
Vertebral Backbone
Lumbar Love handles
Cubital Elbow
Gluteal Butt ocks
Poplitcal Back of knee
Sural Calf
Calcancal Heel
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