21 June 2015
An Abdominal hernia is a bulge or protrusion of body tissue or organ through a tear or opening
in the lining in the abdomen. The abdominal muscles we
What is an aneurysm?
An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal bulge in the wall of the aorta, the body's
largest artery located in the heart.
The aorta width is about the size of a garden hose,
Approximately 15,000 Americans die each year from a
Is slower to act but longer lasting than nervous system control
Provides regulation where the nervous system cannot: metabolism, growth and
reproduction, and long-term responses
Glands of Endocrine system = pituitary gland, pineal g
Study list for A&P Lab Exam 2
-thyroid cartilageadams apple consist of
2fused hyaline cartilage anterior from the
larynx gives triangular shape
-cricoid cartilagering of hyaline cartilage
inferior to larynx, emerg trach
The Digestive System I
Consists of the organs forming the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and accessory organs
GI tract: a continuous tube from the mouth to the anus; includes oral cavity,
pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intes
The Digestive System II
Lower Digestive Organs
o J-shaped enlargement of the GI tract in left upper quadrant inferior to diaphragm.
o Shape includes an outer greater curvature and inner lesser curvature.
o Portions include the cardia nea
The Respiratory System
Its All About Oxygen (and Carbon Dioxide)
Oxygen is required by all body cells for use in cellular respiration.
Oxygen is needed to break tough covalent bonds
Insufficient oxygen = ischemia, stops metabolism
Equally important is the
28 August 2015
An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal bulge in the wall of the aorta, the body's largest artery
located in the heart. It carries oxygen rich blood and is the major blood
Cholesterol is a fat-like waxy substance that is present in the human blood and body cells.
Cholesterol is found naturally in all animals. Human body needs some amount of cholesterol in order
to function perfectly. Cholesterol required for the body is pro