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10 Cards in this Set

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Name 3 of the 4 tissues that make up the organs of the body
Epithelial, connective, nerve, muscle
Name the body plane that divides the body into right and left sides.
Sagittal or median (also midsagittal)
Which body system performs the following functions: framework for the body, protection for internal structures, storage area for calcium, and produces blood cells?
Name the Two major organs located in the thoracic cavity.
Lungs and heart
Name the disease process that is characterized by softening or increased porosity of the bones which causes them to break more easily. It is more often seen in post-menopausal women due to the decrease in estrogen production.
Which type of muscle tissue makes up the muscles of the body that are voluntary.
Skeletal or striated
Skeletal muscles may move a body part away from the mid-line of the body. What is this movement called?
Abduction or to abduct
What is the medical term for the tissue that makes up the thick middle layer of the heart?
Name the type of blood vessel that has a thin (one cell layer thick) wall that allows for the exchange of oxygen, nurrients, carbon dioxide and metabolic products.
Name the valve in the heart that prevents the back-flow of blood from the right ventricle into the right atrium
tricuspid or right AV valve