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Def. of tissue
grps of cells that perform same basic activity
4 types of tissue
epithelial, connective, muscular, nervous
Def. of organ
2+ tissue types work together to perform one or more functions & form more complex structure
Three types of body planes
frontal, transverse, sagittal
Frontal divides...
into front & back
Transverse divides...
into upper & lower
Sagittal divides...
into right & left
Anterior =
Front
Posterior =
Behind
Lateral =
Side
Ventr/o
belly side
Dors/o
back side
Medi/o
middle
later/o
toward the side
super/o
upper most
infer/o
lower most
proxim/o
near the origin/pt. of attachment
dist/o
far from origin/pt. of attachment
cephal/o
toward the head
caud/o
toward the tail/posterior
Two main body cavities
Dorsal & ventral
Dorsal cavity divided into...
cranial & spinal
ventral cavity divided into...
thoracic & abdominopelvic
Peritoneum
Lines the abdominopelvic cavity
secretes lubricating fluid allows organs to glide against each other.
Def. of Adhesion
sticking together of two structures that are normally separated
Major body regions...
head, neck, torso, extremities
Abdomin/o
abdomen
acr/o
extremities (arms & legs)
blephar/o
eyelid
cephal/o
head
chir/o
hand
cyst/o
bladder
dactyl/o
digit (toes, fingers)
lapar/o
abdominal wall
omphal/o
navel (umbilicus)