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WK1 a/p

week 1 phlebotomy A&P

The study of the structure of the body and the relationships among its parts Anatomy
The study of the functioning of the body and it's parts Physiology
The maintenance of stable conditions. Maintains stability. A state of good health maintained by the normal functioning of the organ systems. The body constantly responds to internal and external changes,yet remains stable Homeostasis
The internal organs Viscera
Throat Pharynx
Voice box Larynx
Windpipe Trachea
Space within the the skull containing the brain. Cranial Cavity
Space within the chest containing the heart, lungs, thymus gland, esophagus, aorta, and other large blood vessels Thoracic cavity
The space around each lung Pleural cavity
The space between the lungs Mediastinum
The space below the abdomen containing the urinary bladder and reproductive organs Pelvic cavity
The space below the chest containing viscera and surrounded by peritoneum Abdominal cavity
The membrane surrounding the organs in the abdominal cavity and holding them in place Peritoneum (Peri-around/toneum-stretching)
The space with in the spinal column (backbone)containing the spinal cord Spinal cavity
Pertaining to the back Dorsal (Posterior)
Pertaining to the front Ventral (Anterior)
The muscle separating the abdomen from the thoracic cavity Diaphragm
Barrier to chemicals. Prevents excessive water loss Integumentary system
Supports the body. Protects internal organs, provides a framework to be moved by muscles Skeletal system
Moves the skeleton, produces heat Muscular system
Interprets sensory information, Regulates body functions such as movement by means of electro-chemical impulses Nervous system
Regulates body functions by means of hormones Endocrine system
Transports oxygen and nutrients to tissues and removes waste products Circulatory system
Returns tissue fluid to the blood, destroys pathogens that enter the body Lymphatic system
Exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide between the air and the blood Respiratory system
Changes food to simple chemicals that can be absorbed and used by the body Digestive system
Removes waste products from the blood. Regulates volume and PH of blood Urinary system
Produces eggs or sperm. In females provides a site for developing embryo-fetus Reproductive system
Created by: blood guy