Chapter 2. The Human Body in Health and Disease. DEFINITIONS. Anatomy – the study of the structures of the body (ex.- names of bones) Physiology – the study of the functions of these structures (ex.- role of bones in the musculoskeletal system). ANATOMICAL POSITION.
The Human Body in
Health and Disease
Remember: ALL terms are used in relation to what body part they are being compared to
Example: The ankle is
() to the knee?
Ventral Cavities (front of the body):
Thoracic - contains heart, lungs, esophagus, trachea, bronchial tubes, thymus, aorta
Abdominal - stomach, small & large intestine, spleen, pancreas, liver, gallbladder
Pelvic - portion of large & small intestine, rectum, urinary bladder, urethra, ureters, uterus, vagina
Hypochondriac Epigastric Hypochondriac
Lumbar Umbilical Lumbar
Inguinal Hypogastric Inguinal
Present your story to the class in the form of a skit. You will have 20 minutes to prepare your story & skit. Your story must make sense and contain correct use of the terms.