Chapter 1: An Introduction to Anatomy
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1.  

The study of the internal and external structures and of the relationships between body parts is a definition of .



2.  

The branch of microscopic anatomy dealing with the structure of tissues is called .



3.  

Tissues combine to form such as the heart or brain.



4.  

The study of structural features visible without the use of a microscope is termed macroscopic or anatomy.



5.  

Increasing structural complexity is reflected in higher levels of .



6.  

The normal functioning of each level of organization is on the others.



7.  

is a basic function of a living organism that means it reacts to changes in the immediate environment.



8.  

Kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra are the organs comprising the system.



9.  

The is an organ of both the digestive and the endocrine systems.



10.  

In the position, a person is lying face down in the anatomical position.



11.  

The thigh is identified as the region.



12.  

The abdominopelvic region that lies in the lower midportion is the region.



13.  

The directional term refers to a body part that is toward the head.



14.  

The head region can be referred to as either the cranial or the region.



15.  

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 plane.



16.  

To analyze complex structures, one can make a series of sections at small intervals in a single sectional plane. This process is known as .



17.  

The subdivisions of the cavity are the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities.



18.  

Double sheets of peritoneum called suspend some visceral organs within the peritoneal cavity.



19.  

The system is the primary transport system of the body.



20.  

A section in the plane could not pass through both eyes.


   



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