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Week 1 Chapter 1

The sternal region is ________ to the scapular region. anterior
The chest is ________ to the abdomen. superior
The inguinal region lies where the thigh joins the trunk
Which structure is located entirely within the right upper quadrant? gallbladder
Physiology is defined as the study of the ______ of a living organism. function
The body as a whole can be subdivided into two major divisions. They are: axial and appendicular
The _________ system is involved in immunity. lymphatic
The abdominopelvic cavity is subdivided into the _________ cavities. abdominal and pelvic
As an anatomical region lumbar refers to the infero-medial aspect of the back
A coronal section through the human body can pass through both ears
The brain is _______ to the skull. deep
The plane that divides the body into front and back portions is the _____ plane. coronal
Which branch of anatomy studies the structural changes that occur as one ages? developmental anatomy
The dorsal body cavity is subdivided into a cranial cavity and vertebral cavity. true
Regarding directional terms, superior means front toward the head
________ refers to an inner region of an organ, whereas ______ refers to an outer region or layer of an organ. medullary/cortical
The knee is ________ to the foot. proximal
Muscles are ______ to the skin. deep
Molecules are: atoms combined to form larger chemical aggregates
An organ is one organizational level higher than a tissue
What is the anatomical direction term that means nearer the surface? superficial
The plane that divides the body into the upper and lower parts is the ______ plane. transverse
Popliteal refers to the: area behind the knee
The gallbladder lies in the: abdominal cavity
The reproductive system includes all of the following except the: ureter
The lungs are located in the: thoracic cavity
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
The structure is called the "powerhouse" of the cell is the: mitochondria
An organization of many similar cells that are specialized to perform a certain function is called a: tissue
The abdominopelvic cavity contains all of the following except the: heart
The number of abdominal regions is: nine
Two major cavities of the human body are: ventral/dorsal
When many similar cells specialize to preform a certain function, it is referred to as a: tissue
A surgeon removing a gallbladder should know to find it in the ____ region. right hypochondriac
A sagittal section divides the body into ______ portions. right and left
A frontal section divides the body into ________ portions. front and back
From the smallest to largest, the levels of organization of the body are: chemical, organelle, cellular, tissue, organ, system, organism
Which of the following is not one of the characteristics of life? balance
Several kinds of tissues working together are termed a: organ
A plane through the body divides the body into anterior and posterior portions is: coronal
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
Mitochondria, Golgi apparatus, and endoplasmic reticulum are examples of: organelles
Which of the following does not describe anatomical position? arms extended from the shoulders, palms up
The mediastinum contains all of the following except the: right lung
Blood production is a function of which system? skeletal
A plane through the body that divides the body into right and left sides is called: sagittal
The abdominal quadrants are located with what structure as their midpoint? umbilicus
The smallest living units of structure and function in the body are: cells
Created by: ashleysummers
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