Anatomy

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What is anatomical postition?

Upright, Arms at side, Palms facing forward (anteriorly;supine)

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Define Anatomy

Study of structures and nomenclature

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Define Physiology

Study of function

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What does sagittal plane divide?

Divides the left and right sides

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What is transverse plane?

Divedes the body into superior and inferior

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What does frontal(coronal)divide?

Divides the body into anterior and posterior

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What is contralateral?

opposite sides of the body

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What is Ipsilateral?

On the same side

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What does lateral mean?

away from the midline

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What does medial mean?

toward the midline

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What does proximal mean?

toward/close to pt. of attachment

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What does distal mean?

away/further from pt. of attachment

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What does anterior mean?

front

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Where is anterior of cat?

front of cat

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What does ventral mean?

in front

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What does dorsal mean?

in the back

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What are the two main body cavities?

ventral and the dorsal

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What does the dorsal include?

the brain and spine

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Name the levels of organization

atom-molecular-organelles-cells-tissue-organs-organ system-organismal

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Name the biological classification of humans

Kingdom- animalia
Phylum- Chordata
class- mammalia
order- primate
family-homanidae
genus-homo
species-homo sapien

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What is positive feedback?

self amplifying cycle in which one change leads to even more signigicant changes. = instability

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What is negative feedback?

Effect of stimulus inhibits the stimulus. Leads to homeostasis.

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Name the 10 body systems

Respiratory
Endocrine
Digestive
Muscular
Excretory
Nervous
Cardiovascular
Reproductive
Integumentary
Skeletal

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What is Science?

objective-non biased
Naturalistic- guided by natural laws
Uniformitarianism- (true then, true now)
Non teleogical (non distant)
Mechanistic- underlying cause and effect
Based on scientific method