The study of functions of the body is called:
The structure of the body is referred to as its:
The anatomical position is best described as a person:
standing, facing forward, palms facing forward.
An imaginary line down the center of the body that passes between the eyes and extends down past the umbilicus is the:
The term that refers to a position closer to the midline is:
______ are added to the beginnings of root words to modify or qualify their meaning.
Which of the following is NOT an example of an acronym?
Choices: EMS, CPR, CPAP, or WNL
The medical term —– refers to “both sides” of something.
The abdomen is divided into _____ parts, called _____.
The term that describes a patient who is transported in the seated position
the Fowler position.
Use of __________ __________ __________ ensures that health-care providers will use the same starting point when describing the body and will understand one another’s references.
standard anatomical position
A(n) __________ is the kind of flat surface that would be formed if you sliced straight through an imaginary human body.
The __________ line is one that is drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to the ankle.
The elbow is __________ to the shoulder because the elbow is farther away from the torso than the shoulder.
Anatomically speaking, the nose is __________ to the mouth.
The __________ -__________ extends vertically from the midarmpit to the ankle.
The __________ “-itis” is used to describe inflammation.
The shoulder is __________ to the elbow.
The study of body function is known as __________
A medical term that is made up of two or more whole words is known as a __________ .
T/F: Anatomy refers to the body’s structures and functions.
T/F: The directions left and right always refer to the EMT’s left and right
T/F: The imaginary midline divides the body into upper and lower halves.
T/F: The term lateral refers to a position farther away from the midline.
T/F: Anatomically speaking, the elbow is distal to the hand.
T/F: There is one midclavicular line centered between the two clavicles.
T/F: In the Fowler’s position, a patient is seated.
T/F: The term intra-abdominal indicates the exterior surface of the abdomen
T/F: To maintain a professional demeanor, EMTs should always use medical terminology when speaking to patients.
T/F: Palmar refers to the palm of the hand and plantar refers to the sole of the foot.