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dehydration
insufficiency of tissue fluid
edema
too much tissue fluid
epithelial tissue
found in skin, intestines, respiratory, circulatory, and urinary tracts(covers surface)
connective tissue
-2 types..adipose and fatty
-found in ligaments, tendons, cartilage, nose, ears, larynx, and bone
nerve tissue
nerve, brain, spinal cord
muscle tissue
found in normal muscles, heart, and stomach
organ
2 or more tissues joined together to perform a specific function
system
organs and other body parts joined to form a particular function
integumentary system
(skin)
-protects body from injury, infection and dehydration
-regulates body temp, eliminates wastes
-produces vitamin D
skeletal system
-creates framework of body
-protects internal organs
-produces body heat
-mantains posture
nervous system
coordinates and controls body activities
circulatory system
-carries oxygen
-carries waste products from cells
-helps produce cells to fight infections
respiratory system
breathes oxygen and eliminates carbon dioxide
urinary system
-filters blood
-produces and eliminates urine
endocrine system
produces and secretes hormones to regulate body processes
body plane
imaginary lines drawn thru the body to separate the body into sections
transverse plane
horizontal line dividing top /lower half (superior /inferior)
midsagital/median plane
vertical line dividing right and left(medial and lateral)
frontal/coronal plane
vertical line dividing front and back (ventral, anterior/ dorsal, posterior)