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1

Structure that can be observed with the naked eye is called ______.

Gross anatomy

2

What does the word root homeo- mean?

Same

3

What are the simplest structures considered to be alive?

Cells

4

Who revolutionized the teaching of gross anatomy?

Vesalius

5

What is the term related to having the greatest amount of scientific info?

A theory

6

What is a informed, uncertain,but testable conjecture called?

A hypothesis

7

What is a self-amplifying chain of physiological events called?

Positive Feedback

8

________ means studying anatomy by touch.

Palpation

9

What does the prefix hetero- mean?

Different

10

A ring-shaped section of the small intestine would be a ________ section.

Transverse

11

The tarsal region is _____ to the popliteal region.

Distal

12

The greater omentum is ________ to the small intestine.

Superficial

13

A ____ line passes through the sternum, umbilicus, and mons pubis.

Midsagital

14

The _____ region is immediately medial to the coxal region.

inguinal

15

What area would pain be felt from the gallbladder?

Left hypochondriac region

16

Which organ system regulates blood volume, controls acid-base balance, and stimulates red blood cell production?

Urinary system

17

Ventral

Toward the front or belly

18

Dorsal

Toward the back or spine

19

Anterior

Toward the ventral side

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Posterior

Toward the dorsal side

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Medial

Toward the median plane

22

Superior

Above

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Inferior

Below

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Lateral

Away from medial plane

25

Ipsilateral

On the same side

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Contralateral

On opposite side

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Superficial

Closer to body surface

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Deep

Farther from body surface