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Chapter 2: Terms Pertaining to the Body as a Whole
In this chapter you will 1. Define terms that apply to the structural organization of the body. 2. Identify the body cavities and recognize the organs contained within those cavities. 3. Locate and identify the anatomical and clinical divisions of the abdomen.
In this chapter you will 4. Become acquainted with terms that describe positions, directions, and planes of the body. 4. Identify meanings for new word elements and use them to understand new medical terms.
Structural Organization of the Body Major Parts of a Cell (p. 32)
Tissues A group of similar cells working together to do a specific job –Epithelial tissue – all tissues that cover the outside of the body and line the inner surfaces of internal organs. –Muscle Tissue –Connective tissue – fat, cartilage, bone, blood. –Nerve tissue
Organs Structures composed of several kinds of tissue –Heart –Stomach Viscera: internal organs
Systems Groups of organs working together to perform complex functions –Cardiovascular System –Digestive System