Flashcards in Chapter 6 - General Anatomy And Physiology Deck (55)
Study of the functions and activities performed by the body structures
Chemical process that takes place in living organisms through which cells are nourished and carry out their activities
What type of tissue gives smoothness and contour to the body
What type of tissue is composed of neurons?
What is NOT a function of the skeletal system?
Contracting and moving parts of the body
The skeletal system stores most of the bodies what?
The connection between two or more bones of the skeleton
What bone is also known as the collarbone?
Forms the bridge of the nose
Forms the prominence of the cheeks
Forms the upper jaw
Thin layer of spongy bone on the outer wall of the nasal depression
Flat, thin bone that forms part of the nasal septum
Forms the hard palate of the mouth
Muscles that function automatically without conscious will
The part of the muscle which is the movable attachment and farthest from the skeleton?
Large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint that allows the arm to extend outward and to the side of the body
Muscle that draws a body part inward toward the median axis of the body or of an extremity
Muscle that draws a body part away from the midline of the body or of an extremity
What part of the nervous system controls the involuntary muscles?
Autonomic nervous system
What makes up the bulk of the brain?
Whitish cords made up of fibers held together by connective tissue, through which impulses are transmitted
Automatic nerve reaction to a stimulus
Muscular, cone-shaped organ that keeps the blood moving within the circulatory system
Sends the blood from the heart to the lungs to be oxygenated
Carries the oxygenated blood from the heart throughout the body and back to the heart again
What is the last part of the heart through which blood travels before exiting to all parts of the body?
What color is the blood found in nearly all veins of the body?
What artery supplies blood to the forehead and upper eyelids?