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What term refers to the function of an organ?
Physiology
Which body plane divides the body vertically into equal portions?
Midsagittal
What is the anatomical position?
Standing with arms at the side, palms and toes facing forward
When you are facing someone in the normal anatomical position at which body plane are you looking?
Frontal
Which body plane divides the body into lower and upper portions?
Transverse
The big toe is on the ______ side of the body.
Medial
The little toe is on the ______ side of the foot.
Lateral
Which directional term is the opposite of proximal?
Distal
Which directional term is paired opposite to external?
Internal
Which of the following correctly matches commonly paired directional terms?

superior and anterior
external and posterior
lateral and medial
proximal and dorsal
Lateral and medial
Proximal is defined as...
nearest to the point of attachment
The ability of the body to repair and maintain itself, to achieve a "Steady State" describes which term?
Homeostasis
The result of all chemical and physical reactions in the body that are necessary to sustain life are called...
Metabolism
The heart and lungs are located in which cavity?
Thoracic
Which body system produces blood cells?
Skeletal