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25 Cards in this Set

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In the levels of structure in the body, molecules associate wit one antoher to fomr a tissue.
Two or more different kinds of tissues associate to form a level of structure called an organ.
In the metabolic process of catabolism, organic matter is broken down, usually with the input of energy.
false- release
In the characteristic of irritability, cells receive stimuli and transport those stimuli from one cell part to another.
false- conductivity
Asexual reproduction is that form of reproduction in which a single cell duplicates to yield two identical daughter cells.
Homeostasis is associated with the relative constancy of the physical and chemical environment in the cells of an organism and in the organism itself.
The self-regulating systems that function in the body to protect it against extremes are know as control systems.
false- feedback systems
A structure found on the belly sid eof the body is said to exist on the posterior aspect.
false- anterior
The horizontal position is the reference point for all the directional terms referring to the body.
false-anatomical position
A structure lying in the inferior aspect of the body may also be regarded as lying in the caudal aspect.
The eyes are said to be medial to the nose.
false- lateral
A structure lying closer to the body's surface than a second structure is said to be superficial.
The term dorsal is similar to but not exactly the same as anterior.
false- posterior
Relative to the femur, the ankle is said to be deep.
false- distal
A vertical plane is a longitudinal plane that divides the body into left and right sides.
false- sagittal
A coronal plane of te body is the same as a transverse plane.
false- frontal
A coronal plane lies at a right angle to a sagittal plane.
The two major subdivisions of the dorsal body cavity are the thoracic cavity and the abdominopelvic cavity.
false- ventral
The esophagus, trachea, and heart lie in a region of the thoracic cavity called te pericardium.
false- mediastinum
In the abdominopelvic cavity, the epigastric region lies immediately superior to the hypgastric region.
false- umbilical
Lateral to the umbilical region of the abdominopelvic cavity are the right and left inguinal regions.
The walls of body cavities and other organs are covered by mucous memebranes.
false- serous
The abdominal organs and many pelvic organs are covered by the serous membrane called the pleura.
false- peritoneum
Serous membranes generally lie very distant to one another.
false- close
The two main portions of the serous membranes are the visceral portion and the parietal portion.