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The front of the body or body part

Anterior

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The standard reference position for the body in the study of anatomy, in this position the body is standing erect, facing the observer, with arms down at the sides and the palms of the hands forward.

Anatomical Position

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The study of body structure

Anatomy

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A small tube located near the junction of the small and large intestine in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, the function of which is not well understood.

Appendix

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The microscopic sacs of the lungs where gas exchange with the blood stream takes place.

Alveoli

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The largest artery in the body, it transports blood from the left ventricle to begin systemic circulation.

Aorta

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The ability of the heart to generate and conduct electrical impulses on its own.

Automaticity

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The highest portion of the shoulder.

Acromion process

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Any blood vessel carrying blood away from the heart

Artery

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The conversion of glucose into energy without the use of oxygen

Anaerobic Metabolism

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Four divisions of the abdomen used to pinpoint the location of a pain or injury

Abdominal Quadrants

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The two upper chambers of the heart: the right chamber receives un oxygenated blood returning from the body , and the left chamber receives oxygenated blood returning from the lungs.

Atria

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The conversion of glucose into energy by the use of oxygen

Aerobic metabolism

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The pelvic socket into which the ball of the proximal end of the femur fits to form the hip joint.

Acetabulum

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The smallest kind of artery

Arteriole

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The joint where the acromion and the clavicle meet

Acromioclavicular joint

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The system made up of the heart and blood vessels

Cardiovascular System

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Blood vessels that supply the muscle of the heart

Coronary arteries

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Ring shaped structure that forms the lower portion of the larynx

Cricoid cartilage