Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab Study Guide

Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab Study Guide - Anatomy and...

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Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab Study Guide Spring Semester 2008 Levels of Organization Chemical, Organelle, Cellular, Tissue, Organ, Organ System, Organism The Reproductive System Responsible for the maintenance of the species. The Lymphatic System Cleanses and returns tissue fluid to the cardiovascular system and assists the body in protecting itself from foreign organisms. The Urinary System Rids the body of waste products The Integumentary System Provides the protective covering of the body and is mostly formed by the skin. The Nervous System Allows us to interact and interpret our environment. The Digestive System Responsible for providing nutrition to the tissues. The Muscular System Moves the body and consists of the individual muscles. The Respiratory System Takes oxygen to the body and releases carbon dioxide. The Cardiovascular System Transport The Skeletal System Provides a framework for movement and a mechanism for protecting the body. Anatomical Position Body is upright, facing forward, arms and legs straight, palms facing forward, feet flat on the ground, and eyes open. Horizontal, or transverse plane A cut that divides the body or organ into superior and inferior parts Frontal or coronal plane. A cut that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions. Sagittal plane A cut that divides the body into left and right portions
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Midsaggital (or median) plane A cut that divides the body equally into left and right halves. Parasagittal plane A cut that divides the body into unequal left and right parts. Superior Above Inferior Below Medial Toward the midline Lateral Toward the side Superficial Toward the surface Deep Toward the core Ventral (or anterior) To the front Dorsal (or posterior) To the back Proximal For extremities, meaning near the trunk Distal For extremities, meaning away from the trunk Four Quadrant Regions Right/Left Upper Quadrant Right/Left Lower Quadrants Nine Regions Right/Left Hypochondriac, Right/Left Lumbar, Right/Left Iliac, Epigastric, Umbilical,
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course BIOL ? taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '08 term at Rockhurst.

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