The study of the internal and external structures and of the relationships between body parts is a definition of
The branch of microscopic anatomy dealing with the structure of tissues is called
Tissues combine to form
such as the heart or brain.
The study of structural features visible without the use of a microscope is termed macroscopic or
Increasing structural complexity is reflected in higher levels of
The normal functioning of each level of organization is
on the others.
is a basic function of a living organism that means it reacts to changes in the immediate environment.
Kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra are the organs comprising the
is an organ of both the digestive and the endocrine systems.
position, a person is lying face down in the anatomical position.
The thigh is identified as the
The abdominopelvic region that lies in the lower midportion is the
The directional term
refers to a body part that is toward the head.
The head region can be referred to as either the cranial or the
A plane that lies at right angles to the long axis of the body and that separates it into superior and inferior portions is a
To analyze complex structures, one can make a series of sections at small intervals in a single sectional plane. This process is known as
The subdivisions of the
cavity are the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities.
Double sheets of peritoneum called
suspend some visceral organs within the peritoneal cavity.
system is the primary transport system of the body.
A section in the
plane could not pass through both eyes.