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Produces Bile, RUQ
Stores Bile, RUQ
Produces Insulin, LUQ
Vascular Organ in the LUQ, First line of defense in infection
Organ in RLQ
Organ in the retroperitoneal space, filters blood
Sits on top of the kidneys
Wavelike movement that moves food through the digestive system
Connects the nasal and oral cavitiesvwith the larynx and esophagus. Referred to as the throat.
Thin leaf shaped Valve that keeps food and liquid from entering the lungs.
Contained in the larynx, Produces sound
Tube that goes to each Lung
A place where the trachea divides
Small air sacs of the lungs where gas exchange takes place.
A pair of organs that is a major part of respiratory.
Dome-shaped muscle used during respiration. separates the chest from abdominal cavity
Nerve of the Diaphragm
Membrane that covers the surface of each lung.
Outer membrane which is attached to the inner surface of the thoracic cavity.
Found between the ribs.
Heart, Blood, Blood vessels
Components of the cardiovascular system
Supplies the heart with oxygenated blood
Main Artery in the upper arm.
Main Artery in the neck.
Main Artery of the thighs.
Artery on thumb side of lower arm.
Artery behind the knee.
Artery on the anterior surface of the foot.
Artery posterior of the medial malleous, supplies blood to the foot.
Takes blood away from the heart.
Takes blood toward the heart.
Smallest vessles of the body.
Largest Veins of the body.
Largest Artery of the body.
Liquid portion of the blood in which the blood cells and nutrients are suspended.
Red Blood Cells
Largest components of cells in the body, responsible for carrying O2 and CO2 to and from the tissues.
White Blood Cells
Fights infection, establishes immunity against certain diseases.
Responsible for clotting blood.
Pressure exerted against the walls of the artery when the ventricles contract.
Pressure exerted against the walls of the artery when the ventricle is at rest.Blood
Circulation of blood within an organ or tissue in adequate amounts to meet the cells current needs.
Central Nervous System
Brain and Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System
Made up that cary nerves that carry messages to and from the central nervous system.
Sympathetic Nervous System
Fight or Flight, Pupils Dilate
Parasympathetic Nervous System
Conserves energy and slows the heart rate down.
Autonomic Nervous System
Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous System
Largest Organ of the body
Outermost layer of skin.
Contains sweat glands, Sebaceous glands, hair follicles, blood vessels, nerve endings.
Made up od adipose (fat) and connective tissue
Study of the body parts visble to the naked eye
Study of the function of body parts
Reabsorbs water and stores feces
Standing erect, facing forward with arms to the side with palms out.
To the side of the body
Recovery position, lying on a persons left or right side.
Lying on the back with torso elevated at a 45-60 degree angle.
Head down and legs up
Imaginary divisions of the body
Also known as the median plane, is a vertical plan that runs length wise and divides the body into right and left segments.
Also known as the coronal plane, divides the body into front and back halves.
Also known as the horizontal plane, parallelel to the ground and divides the body into upper and lower halves
An imaginary line drawn vertically in the middle of the body.
A line drawn from the armpit down to the ankle
Toward the front of the body.
Toward the back of the body
Another word for anterior
Another word for posterior
Refers to both sides
Toward the torso or trunk
Away from the torso or trunk
Soles of the feet
Palm of hands
Bony framework held together by layers of muscle and ligaments.
Connects bone to bone
Connects Muscle to bone