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Anatomy Quiz 9/13

The study of structure Anatomy
The study of functions Physiology
Muscular walls propel blood out of the chambers and into the blood vessels Heart (Structure-Function Relationship)
Smallest part of an element Atom
particle composed of two or more atoms molecule
large molecule macromolecule
part of a cell that performs a specific activity organelle
the basic unit of structure and function of an organism cell
similar cells that perform a specific function Tissues
a structure consisting of a group of tissues with a specialized function organ
group of organs coordinated to carry on a specialized function organ system
individual living thing organism
imaginary flat surfaces that pass through the human body planes
length wise cut that divides the body into right and left sides sagittal
divides the body into equal parts Median/Midsagittal
divides the body into unequal parts Parasagittal
refers to a cut that divides the body into superior and inferior portions Transverse (Horizontal)
refers to a section that divides the body into anterior and posterior portion Coronal (Frontal)
Anatomical Position Subject is erect face forward palms forward upper limbs at the side
a part above another part, or closer to the head; above superior
a part is below another part, or towards the feet; below inferior
toward the frong; in front of Anterior (ventral)
toward the back; behind Posterior (dorsal)
toward or at the midline of the body; on the inner side of Medial
away from the midline of the body; towards the side lateral
describes a part that is closer to the trunk of the body proximal
a particular body part is farther from the trunk distal
situated near the surface superficial
outward or near the surface peripheral
parts that are more internal deep
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