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Homeostasis
state of balance in the body
Cell membrane
Protects the cell
Nucleus
Brains of the cell
Types of Cells (7)
sex, muscle, nerve, blood, bone, cartilage, gland
Tissue: 4
muscle, epithelial (skin), adipose (fat), nerve
Anterior (ventral
Front of body
Posterior (dorsal)
Back of body
Deep
Away from surface
Superficial
At the surface
Distal
Far from the point of attachment to trunk
Proximal
Nearest the midline or beginning of a body structure
Inferior
Below another structure
Superior
Above another structure
Lateral
Pertaining to the side
Medial
Pertaining to the middle
Supine
Lying on the back (face up)
Prone
Lying on the belly (face down)
Transverse
Cross section
Caudal
Towards the lower part of the body
Planes of the Body
Sagittal
Frontal
Transverse
Frontal
Divides body into anterior (front) and posterior (back) positions
Sagittal
Right and left sides
Transverse
Upper and lower regions