Flashcards in Ch. 1 Test Review Deck (35):
Blood clotting is an example of what type of feedback?
Maintaining body temperature is an example of what type of feedback?
The sum of all chemical processes that occur in the body?
Which major body system supports and protects the body, assists in body movements, and houses cells that give rise to blood cells?
The name of the condition in which the internal body remains stable within certain physiologic limits ?
What major body system is responsible for the physical and chemical breakdown of food as well as absorption?
Name the science that deals with why, when and where disease occur and how they are transmitted within a defined human population?
The change that a cell undergoes from an unspecialized one to a specialized one?
Which major body system regulated the volume and chemical composition of blood and eliminates waste?
Any time a region of the body is described, such as directions and planes, the assumption is made that the body is in what position?
Several organs that work together to perform a function?
Which major body system returns tissue fluid to the blood and produces immunity structures and agents?
Which major body system contains glands that produce hormones?
Subjective changes in a person not observable from the outside such as a headache or stomachs?
Part of a feedback system responsible for receiving output from the control center and producing a response that changes the controlled condition?
What major body system does the skin belong to?
A group of tissues that function together in the performance of a vital activity?
The ability to detect and react to changes in the external or internal environment?
A plane that divides the body into right and left halves?
Measurable observable changes like swelling or a rash?
The study of structures of the body and relationships between them?
Most complex to simplest
Organism, system, organ, tissue, cellular, chemical
Directional term: left shoulder to navel
Directional term: ears to tip of the nose
Directional term: heart to lungs
Directional term: hand to the wrist
Directional term: end of the arm to the fingers
Directional term: navel to the abdominal cavity
Directional term: diaphragm to the heart
Directional term: diaphragm to the abdominal cavity
Subject is erect, facing observer, feet flat on the floor, arms at side, palms forward
The science of body functions of the body parts
Atoms and molecules
Cells containing organelles are the basic structural and functional units of an organism, so they are considered to be the basic unit of life