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A group of tissues arranged to perform a particular function.
Organs
How many major organ systems are there.
11
Integumentary system
Helps regulate body temperature, a covering for the body, helps with sensation.
Skeletal system
Forms the basic framework of the body.
Muscular system
Responsible for body movement, and posture.
Nervous system
Sensation.
Endocrine system
Hormones and chemcials that regulate, growth, reproduction, metabolism.
Circulatory system
Pumps and transports blood and oxygen.
Lymphatic system
Fluid balance, and to fight off pathogens
Respiratory system
Conduct air to and from the lungs.
Digestive system
Eat and break down food.
Urinary system
Excrete wast from the body.
Reproductive system
Is for reproduction
What is the Anatomical Position.
Standing erect, with the face forward, arms at the sides, toes and palms of the hands directed forward.
Sagittal
Eqial right & left portions.
Frontal or Coronal plane
Equal front & back portions
Transverse plane
Equal top & Bottom portions
Superior
A part is above another part or closer to the head.
Inferior
A part is located below another part or closer to the feet.
Anterior or Ventral
Toward the front surface or belly of the body.
Posterior or Dorsal
Toward the back surface of the body.
Medial
Towards the midline of the body.
Lateral
Away from the midline of the body.
Proximal
Closer to the point of attachment.
Distal
Farther away from the point of attachment.
Superficial
On or near the surface of the body.
Deep
Away from the surface of the body.
Central
located in the center.
Peripheral
Away from the center.
What cavity contains the brain.
Cranial cavity
Name the three planes.
Sagittal, frontal or Coronal, Transverse
What is contained in the spinal or vertebral cavity.
Spinal cord, vertabrae
The ventral cavity contains what two cavities.
Thoracic cavity, and the Abdominopelvic cavity
The abdominopelvic cavity is located below what structor.
Diaphragm