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Understanding Anatomy And Physiology A Visual Auditory Interactive Approach 2nd Edition By Thompson – 
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Chapter 1: Orientation to the Human Body




Match the name of each organ system to its key components.

a. integumentary system g. nervous system
b. skeletal system h. endocrine system
c. muscular system i. circulatory system
d. lymphatic system j. digestive system
e. respiratory system k. male reproductive system
f. urinary system l. female reproductive system



  1. Consists of stomach, small and large intestines, liver, and pancreas


  1. Consists of skin, hair, and nails


  1. Consists of kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra


  1. Consists primarily of skeletal muscles


  1. Consists of heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries


  1. Consists of brain, spinal cord, nerves, and sense organs


  1. Consists of ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, vagina, and breasts


  1. Consists of pituitary gland, adrenals, pancreas, and thyroid


  1. Consists of lymph nodes, lymphatic vessels, lymph, thymus, and spleen


  1. Consists of the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs




Match each term to its definition.

a. distal f. inferior
b. proximal g. anterior
c. medial h. posterior
d. lateral i. superficial
e. superior j. deep



  1. Toward the back of the body


  1. Farthest from the point of origin


  1. Above


  1. At or near the body’s surface


  1. Toward the body’s midline


  1. Closest to the point of origin


  1. Toward the front of the body


  1. Below




Match each term to its location on the body.

a. frontal i. buccal
b. deltoid j. cephalic
c. brachial k. lumbar
d. inguinal l. calcaneal
e. pectoral m. plantar
f. sternal n. pedal
g. digital o. tarsal
h. antecubital p. axillary



  1. Arm


  1. Lower back


  1. Armpit


  1. Heel


  1. Fingers


  1. Shoulder


  1. Sole of the foot


  1. Forehead


  1. Chest


  1. Front of elbow


  1. Foot


  1. Cheek


  1. Groin


  1. Ankle





  1. Which organ system produces immune cells and has a role in fluid balance?
a. Integumentary system
b. Circulatory system
c. Endocrine system
d. Lymphatic system




  1. Which organ system protects organs, allows for support and movement, and also plays a key role in blood formation?
a. Circulatory system
b. Muscular system
c. Skeletal system
d. Nervous system




  1. Which type of tissue covers the body’s surface?
a. Epithelial
b. Connective
c. Muscle
d. Nerve




  1. Bone, cartilage, and adipose tissue are all types of
a. epithelial tissue.
b. connective tissue.
c. muscle.
d. nerve tissue.





  1. The type of plane that divides the body horizontally into upper and lower portions is called a
a. sagittal plane.
b. frontal plane.
c. transverse plane.
d. coronal plane.




  1. Most illustrations that show the contents of the abdominal cavity use what type of plane?
a. Sagittal
b. Transverse
c. Horizontal
d. Frontal