Human A/P Pop Quiz

anatomy

structure of the body

physiology

study of the function of the body

The structure always does what?

fits the function

1 level of organization

atom

2 level of organization

molecule

3 level of organization

macromolecule

4 levels of organization

organelle

5 levels of organization

cell

6 levels of organization

tissue

7 levels of organization

organ

8 level of organization

organ system

9 levels of organization

Organism (body)

superior

upper part of the body

inferior

lower part of the body

anterior

front side of the body

posterior

back side of the body

medial

body part that is closer to the midline of the body than another body part

lateral

body part that is farther away from the midline

proximal

a body part is closer to the point of attachment or closer to the trunk Ex: the elbow is proximal to the hand

distal

a body part is farther from the point of attachment or farther from the trunk Ex: the had is distal to the elbow

superficial (external)

a body part located near the surface

deep (internal)

a body part located away from the surface

central

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