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Week 1

Organization of the body

Molecules are: atoms combined to form larger chemical aggregates.
An organ is one organizational level higher than a(n): tissue.
A surgeon removing a gallbladder should know to find it in the _____ region. right hypochondriac
The abdominal quadrants are located with what structure as their midpoint? Umbilicus
An organization of many similar cells that are specialized to perform a certain function is called a(n): tissue.
The lungs are located in the: thoracic cavity.
Which of the following is not one of the characteristics of life? Balance
What is the anatomical direction term that means nearer the surface? Superficial
The abdominopelvic cavity contains all of the following except the: heart.
The reproductive system includes all of the following except the: ureter.
The gallbladder lies in the: abdominal cavity.
Popliteal refers to the: area behind the knee.
Mitochondria, Golgi apparatus, and endoplasmic reticulum are examples of: organelles.
When many similar cells specialize to perform a certain function, it is referred to as a(n): Tissue.
A plane through the body that divides the body into right and left sides is called: Sagittal
The number of abdominal regions is: nine.
An x-ray technician has been asked to make x-ray films of the liver. Which of the abdominopelvic regions must be included? Right hypochondriac, epigastric, and left hypochondriac
A plane through the body that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions is: coronal.
The mediastinum contains all of the following except the: right lung.
Blood production is a function of which system? Skeletal
The plane that divides the body into upper and lower parts is the _____ plane. transverse
Several kinds of tissues working together are termed a(n): Organ.
If your reference point is “farthest from the trunk of the body” versus “nearest to the trunk of the body,” where does the knee lie in relation to the ankle? Proximal
A sagittal section divides the body into _____ portions. right and left
Two major cavities of the human body are: ventral/dorsal.
Which of the following does not describe anatomical position? Arms extended from the shoulders, palms up
The structure that is called the “powerhouse” of the cell is the: mitochondria.
The smallest living units of structure and function in the body are: cells.
A frontal section divides the body into _____ portions. front and back
From smallest to largest, the levels of organization of the body are: chemical, organelle, cellular, tissue, organ, system, organism.
Created by: Sandoval.Sam



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