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When the body is in the anatomical position, the thumbs point ______.
Anteriorly
Front
Toward the back, or rear side of the body.
Posteriorly
Back
A person lying on his/her back is in what position?
Supine
Faced up
The physical and chemical breakdown of food we eat is called ________.
Digestion
Processing/breaking down food
The transfer of fluids across the plasma membrane of a call from an area of lower concentration to an area of higher concentration is a process known as ________.
Diffusion
ddddddd
Homeostasis is defined as _______.
Self-Regulated control of the body's internal environment
Regulation of insides
That portion of a cell containing all the genetic material important in the cell's reproduction is called the _________.
Nucleus
Main
What type of tissue is known as the lining tissue of the body?
Epithelial
Ep
The secretion of digestive fluids and the absorption of digested foods and liquids is the chief function of which tissue?
Columnar
Column
Because this tissue is continuous throughout the body, if an infection were allowed to spread, it could reach every area of the body by moving though which of the following tissues?
Areolar
olar
Which of the following are the two most prominent mineral elements of bone?
Calcium and Phosphorus
C&P
The bones of the wrist are classified as which of the following bones?
Short bones
NOT tall