What is anatomical postition?
Upright, Arms at side, Palms facing forward (anteriorly;supine)
Study of structures and nomenclature
Study of function
What does sagittal plane divide?
Divides the left and right sides
What is transverse plane?
Divedes the body into superior and inferior
What does frontal(coronal)divide?
Divides the body into anterior and posterior
What is contralateral?
opposite sides of the body
What is Ipsilateral?
On the same side
What does lateral mean?
away from the midline
What does medial mean?
toward the midline
What does proximal mean?
toward/close to pt. of attachment
What does distal mean?
away/further from pt. of attachment
What does anterior mean?
Where is anterior of cat?
front of cat
What does ventral mean?
What does dorsal mean?
in the back
What are the two main body cavities?
ventral and the dorsal
What does the dorsal include?
the brain and spine
Name the levels of organization
Name the biological classification of humans
What is positive feedback?
self amplifying cycle in which one change leads to even more signigicant changes. = instability
What is negative feedback?
Effect of stimulus inhibits the stimulus. Leads to homeostasis.
Name the 10 body systems
What is Science?
Naturalistic- guided by natural laws
Uniformitarianism- (true then, true now)
Non teleogical (non distant)
Mechanistic- underlying cause and effect
Based on scientific method