Anatomical Terminology
Tissue Type (E, C, M, N)
Body Regions
Organ Systems
Anatomy/Physiology
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Anterior

In front of, or towards the front
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long axons to allow signals to travel distances, branches for connections

Nervous

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The belly button region

Umbilical

1

This systems provides a framework and produces red blood cells

Skeletal

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What is anatomy

The study of the structure of living organisms

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Superior

Above, towards the top

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long and narrow so they can contract to allow movement

Muscle

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Cervical describes the ...

Neck

2

This system provides movement and maintains posture

Muscular

2

What is physiology

The study of the functions of living organisms

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Medial

Towards the midline

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lines organs & body cavities

Epithelial

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Anterior portion of the elbow

antecubital 

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This system transports oxygen from the lungs throughout the body's cells

Cardiovascular

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What is gross anatomy

The study of structures visible to the naked eye

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Proximal

Towards the point of attachment

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adipose (“fat”), blood, bone, cartilage, etc.

Connective

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The low back regions

lumbar

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This system sends and receives messages from the brain to the body and back

Nervous

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What is regional anatomy

An approach to anatomic study based on regions, parts, or divisions of the body

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Superficial

Closer to the surface, towards the skin

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A group of similar tissues makes up an this...?

Organ

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Most distal part of the brachial region

Digital/Phalanges

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This system produces hormones

Endocrine

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What is surface anatomy?

The study of the external features of the body of an organism (c

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