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gross anatomy
overall anatomy. what can be seen with the un-aided eye whether cut open or not.
Anatomic Position
Front facing towards the viewer
Superior
above
inferior
Below
Anterior
front / belly surface
Posterior
back / posterior
ventral
front / belly surface
Dorsal
back / posterior
Medial
toward the middle
lateral
toward the side
Proximal
near
Distal
further away from he trunk
trunk
center of the body which body parts 'branch' off from
Superficial
near or at the surface
Deep
below the surface
Palmer
Palm surface. Ventral surface of the hand
Plantar
bottom of feet -> inferior part of the foot
Central
toward the center
Peripheral
around or outside the center
Supine
face up laying down
Prone
face down laying down
Hyper-
greater than / above
Hypo-
less than / below
Midsagittal/Median Section
Cutting into the middle making equal right and left halves
Sagittal/Parasagittal Section
Divides body into right and left sections. Remember the result is two UNEQUAL sides
Frontal
dividing into a front(anterior) and back(posterior)
Coronal
dividing into a front(anterior) and back(posterior)
Transverse
cross section (think of cutting down a tree) which results in a top(superior) and bottom(inferior) sections.
Oblique
diagonal section
Which system rids the body of nitorgen-containing wastes?
the urinary system
Which system is affected by removal of the thyroid gland?
The endocrine system
Which system provides support and levers on which the muscular system act?
The muscular system
Which system includes the heart?
The cardiovascular system
Which system causes the onset of the menstrual cycle?
The reproductive system
Which system protects underlying organs from drying out and forming mechanical damage?
The integumentary system
Which system breaks down ingested food into its building blocks?
The digestive system
Which system removes carbon dioxide from the blood?
The respitory system
Which system delivers oxygen and nutrients to the tissues?
The cardiovascular system
Which system moves the limbs and facilitates facial expressions?
The muscular system
Which system conserves or eliminates excess body water?
The urinary system
Which system controls the body by means of chemical molecules called hormones
The endocrine system
Which system(s) facilitate conception and childbearing?
The Lymphatic/immunity and urinary systems
Which system controls the body by means of chemical molecules called hormones?
The endocrine system
Which system is damaged when you cut your finger or get a severe sunburn?
The integumentary system