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Layers of structure and fuction

simplest to complex:
cell
tissue
organ
system
organism
study of the body at cellular level
cytology
study of tissue
histology
the plane that cuts the body into left and right halves
Midsagital
(median)
the plane that cuts the body into a front half and a rear half
Anterior (ventral) and posterior (dorsal) aspects
Coronal
(frontal)
the thoracic cavity includes
heart and lungs etc..
abdominopelvic
digestive, excretory, and reproductive organs
abduction
away from the median plane
adduction
toward the median plane
medial
pertaining to the midline of the body or structure
lateral
pertaining to a side
superior
toward the head or upper section
inferior
away from the head or toward the tail
proximal
nearer to the center or trunk of the body
distal
further from the center of the body
anterior
near the front of the body
posterior
near the back of the body
parietal
pertaining to the outher wall of the body cavity
visceral
pertaining to the inernal organs
supine
lying on the back with the face upwards
inversion
turning inward or inside out
eversion
turning outward
palmar
pertaining to the palm of the hand
plantar
pertaining to the sole of the foot
superficial
toward the suuface of the bdoy
deep
away from the surface, internal