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Oliva MT Ch. 4

Triangular shaped bone just below the lumbar vertebrae Sacrum
Gel-like substance of a cell Cytoplasm
Tissues organized together to preform a specific task Organs
Tailbone, which results from fusion of several smaller bones coccyx
Body cavity that houses the heart, lungs, and aorta Thoracic Cavity
Nearest to the point of origin of a body part Proximal
Above or upward toward the head Superior
Below or downward toward the tail or feet Inferior
Pertaining to the head Cranial
Away from or farthest from point of origin of a body part Distal
Lying horizontally on the back, faceup Supine
Lying facedown on the abdomen Prone
Movement that allows palms of hands to turn downward and backward Pronation
Movement that allows palms of hands to turn upward or forward Supination
Where are the reproductive organs housed? Pelvic Cavity
Plane that divides the body into upper and lower portions Transverse Plane
Cells that group together o perform specialized functions Tissues
When several organs work together to perform a variety of functions Systems
Makes up the dorsal cavity subdivisions Cranial and Spinal Cavities
Makes up the ventral cavity subdivisions Thoracic, Abdominal, and Pelvic Cavities
Describes change in the structure and orientation of cells Anaplasia
Abnormal development of tissues or organs Aplasia
Increase in number of cells of a body part Hyperplasia
New and abnormal development of cells Neoplasia
Tissues that supports and binds other body tissue and parts Connective Tissue
Tissues that line cavities and covers organs Epithelial Tissue
The region of the middle section of the abdomen, beneath the umbilical region Hypogastric Region
Pertaining to the surface of the body, near the surface Superficial
Produces movement of the body through the contraction and relaxation of its fibers Muscle Tissue
Transmits impulses throughou the body, thereby activating, coordinating, and controlling the many functions of the body Nervous Tissue
Divides the body into equal right and left portions Midsagittal Plane
The study of cells Cytology
Region located beneath cartilage of lower ribs and upper section of the abdomen Epigastric Region
L1-L5, largest and strongest of vertebrae of spinal column Lumbar Vertebrae
C1-C7, makes up the neck bones Cervical Vertebrae
Toward the midline Medial
Toward side of the body, away from the midline Lateral
Toward the belly, frontward, anterior Ventral
Sole or bottom of the foot Plantar
Back or posterior surface of a part, top of the foot Dorsum
Point on the left of the abdomen, halfway between umbilicus and anterior bony prominence of the hip Munro's Point
Specific serous membrane that covers the entire abdominal wall of the body and its reflected over the contained viscera Peritoneum
Anter/o Front
Crani/o Skull, cranium
Dors/o Back
Epi- Upon, Over
Later/o Side
Lumb/o Lower Back
Poster/o Back
Thorac/o Chest
Umbilic/o Naval
Viscer/o Internal Organs
Created by: koliva