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flexion
decrease the joint angle (depends on joint being addressed)
extension
increase the joint angle (depends on the joint being addressed)
axial line of fingers
middle finger
axial line of toes
second toe (next to big toe)
rotation
turning round its own axis
circumduction
circular motion, for an extremity, it is a combination of flexion, abduction, extension, and adduction
supine
palm up (ex. radius is parallel to ulna in this position)
prone
palm down (ex. radius is pronated and crosses over ulna in this position- only bone in the body able to do this)
parietal
wall of cavity
somatic
body wall
visceral
viscera/organs ex. parietal and visceral pleura (peritoneum)
Abbreviations
muscle- m/mm
artery-a/aa
vein-v/vv
nerve-n/nn
epithelial tissue
1. mostly cells; little material between cells
2. single vs. multiple layers of cells
epithelial tissue functions
1. protection
2. secretion
3. absorption
4. filtration
5. lubrication
6. digestion
7. transportation
connective tissue
1. *matrix* between cells--> can collect edema

2. matrix= ground substance + fibers secreted (fluid, semifluid, gel, rubber, fibrous, calcified)