CHAPTER 4. Whole Body Terms. Structural Organization. Cells Smallest, most numerous structural unit Tissues Groups of similar cells with specialized functions. Structural Organization. Organs Tissues arranged together to perform a particular function Body systems
Whole Body Terms
The _______ are the smallest structural units, leading up to ______________, which perform important bodily functions.
Of the 4 types of tissue, how many do you think are involved in a body system such as the digestive system?
True or False: A frontal view is when you divide the body into equal left and right portions.
True or False: A radiologist dictates a craniocaudal view was performed. This means the film was shot from the top of the head downward toward the tail.
Looking at the diagram of the 9 body regions, what number would be the right lumbar region?
True or False: McBurney’s point is the landmark for the 4 abdominal quadrants.
True or False: Basically, anything in front of the spine is considered a ventral cavity.
The ___________ cavity is separated by the diaphragm from the ___________ cavity.
When describing a vertebral body’s location, you will use the _________ letter of each division.
True or False: As long as you know where the divisions are in the spine, you can count from either the top or the bottom to correctly identify each vertebra.
Common nouns can help in keeping directional terms straight. For instance, something in close proximity is __________ and something that is in the distance is __________.