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chs body terms

crestview - body terms

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Directional term: Toward the head Superior (cephalic)
Directional term: Away from the head Inferior (caudal)
The nose is _______ to the mouth. Superior
The chin is ______ to the nose. inferior
Directional term: Toward the front Anterior (ventral)
The nose is ______ to the back of the head. Anterior or ventral.
Directional term: Toward the back Posterior (dorsal)
The shoulder blades are _____ to the chest. Posterior or dorsal.
Directional term: Toward the midline Medial
Directional term: Toward the sides Lateral
Directional term used for arms and legs, digestive and reproductive: Toward the origin (point of origin) Proximal
Directional term used for arms and legs, digestive and reproductive: Away from the origin. Distal
Directional term: Toward the surface of the body Superficial
Directional term: Away from the surface of the body Deep
Body cavity: Part of the Dorsal Cavity. Holds the brain. Part of the dorsal cavity. Cranial cavity Superior portion
Body cavity: Holds the spinal cord. Part of the dorsal cavity. Spinal (vertebral portion) cavity Inferior portion
Body cavity: Inferior portion of the ventral cavity. Has two or three parts depending on the sex. Holds all the digestive, reproductive, and excretory organs on the anterior side. Abdominal pelvic cavity
Body cavity: Holds the heart and lungs. Part of the ventral cavity. Thoracic cavity - made of 3 parts
Body cavity: Holds the digestive organs. Part of the ventral cavity and the abdonimal pelvic cavity. Abdominal cavity
Body cavity: Part of the abdominal pelvic cavity - inferior part. Holds the kidneys, bladder, and reproductive organs. Part of the ventral cavity. Pelvic cavity
The nose is _____ to the eyebrows. Inferior
The nose is ___ to the ears. Medial
The mouth is _____ to the neck. superior
The fingers are ___ to the elbow. Distal
The elbow is _____ to the wrist. Proximal
The knees are ____ to the thigh. distal
Plane of the body: Divides the body into left and right sides. Sagittal (Median)
Plane of the body: Divides the body into exact left and right sides. Midsagittal
Plane of the body: Divides the body into unequal left and right halves. Parasagittal
Planes of the body: Divides the body into superior and inferior portions. Horizontal or transverse
Planes of the body: Divides the body into front (anterior) and back (posterior) portions. Frontal or coronal
The heart is ____ to the ribs. Deep or medial
The skin is ___ to the muscles. Superficial
The knee is ____ to the toes. Proximal
The wrist is ____ to the elbow. Distal
The ribs are ____ to the heart. superficial
The belly button is ____ to the abdominal muscles. Superficial
The heart is ___ to the lungs. Medial
The eyes are ___ to the mouth. Superior
The occipital area is ____ to the thoracic area. superior
The axillary area is ___ to the heart. Lateral
The femoral area is ___ to the patellar area. Proximal
The lumbar area is ___ to the deltoid area. Inferior
System of the body: protection and temperature control. Integumentary
System of the body: support, protection, movement, blood production. Skeletal
System of the body: movement and heat production. Muscular
System of the body: control, regulation, coordination of other systems. Nervous
System of the body: control and regulation of other systems. Endocrine
System of the body: Exchange and transport of materials. Cardiovascular
System of the body: Immunity Lymphatic
System of the body: Gas exchange, acid-base balance. Respiratory
System of the body: Breakdown and absorption of nutrients, elimination of waste Digestive
System of the body: Excretion of wastes, fluid balance. Urinary
System of the body: Continuity of genetic information. Reproduction
Directional term: Between superficial and deep Intermediate
Body cavity - part of the thoracic cavity that holds both lungs. Pleural portion
Body cavity - part of the thoracic cavity that contains the heart. Pericardial portion
Body cavity - part of the thoracic cavity that contains the thymus, aorta, superior vena cava Mediastinal portion
Body cavity: Part of the abdominal pelvic cavity found in males only. Removed from the pelvic portion to lower the temperature and prevent infertility. Scrotal cavity
Created by: kcattrell