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oncology
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visceral
pathogenic
neoplasm
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pelvic
abdominal
thoracic
spinal
cranial
dorsal
ventral

Medical Terminology Word Search

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abdominal
adipose
anatomy
anterior
bioloby
cardiovascular
cephallic
cervical
coccygeal
cranial
cytology
distal
dorsal
embryology
epigastric
epithelial
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excretory
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gastrointestinal
histology
hypochondriac
hypogastric
inferior
inguinal
ipsilateral
lateral
lumbar
lymphatic
medial
mediolateral
musculoskeletal
neurological
organomegaly
pathology
pelvic
physiology
pleural
posterior
prone
proximal
reproductive
respiratory
sacral
sagittal
spinal
superior
supine
thoracic
transverse
umbilical
urinary
ventral
visceral

BODY DIRECTIONS, PLANES AND CAVITIES Crossword

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AWAY FROM DISTAL
TOWARD THE MIDLINE MEDIAL
TOWARD THE BACK DORSAL
FRONT ANTERIOR
TOWARD THE SIDE OF THE BODY LATERAL
DIVIDES THE BODY INTO LEFT AND RIGHT PARTS EQUALLY MIDSAGITTAL PLANE
REFERS TO THE HEAD OF THE BODY CRANIAL
TAIL CAUDAL
PLANE THAT DIVIDES THE BODY INTO FRONT AND BACK PARTS FRONTAL PLANE
HORIZONTAL PLANE TRANSVERSE
ABOVE SUPERIOR
DEEP INSIDE THE BODY INTERNAL
CAVITY CONTAINING THE BRAIN CRANIAL
CAVITY CONTAINING THE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS AND BLADDER PELVIC
CAVITY CONTAINING THE LUNGS AND HEART THORACIC
CAVITY CONTAINING THE CHEST AND ABDOMEN VENTRAL
CAVITY THAT CONSISTS OF THE CRANIAL AND SPINAL CAVITIES DORSAL CAVITY

Anatomy Word Search

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inferior
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anterior
lateral
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dorsal
ventral
frontal
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transverse
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proximal
supine
prone
anatomical
homeostasis
urinary
digestive
respiratory
endocrine
cardiovascular
muscular
nervous
skeletal
integumentary
histology
cytology

Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 1 Vocab Pt. 2 Crossword

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Cavity that contains stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, small intestine, appendix, and part of the large intestine. Abdominal
Cavity that includes bladder, reproductive organs, rectum, part of large intestine, and appendix. Pelvic
Cavity that includes abdominal and pelvic cavities. Abdominopelvic
Cavity that contains brain and spinal cord. Dorsal cavity
Brain is located in this cavity. Cranial
Spinal cord is located in this cavity. Spinal
Cavity that lies between lungs and extends from the sternum to the vertebrae of the back. Thoracic
Cavity that encloses teeth and tongue, also known as buccal cavity. Oral
Cavity that contains the parts that form the nose. Nasal
Cavity that contains eyes, eyeball muscles, optic nerves, and tear ducts. Orbital
Means front or in front of, also known as anterior. Ventral
Means back or in back off, also known as posterior. dorsal
Means upper or above another. Superior
Means lower or below another. Inferior
Implies on or near the surface of the body, also known as external. Superficial
Directional term used to describe damage to an organ within the body, also known as internal. Deep
Study of the integumentary system, involves hair, skin, and nails. Dermatology
Study of the endocrine or hormonal system. Endocrinology
Study of the nervous system. Neurology
Body standing erect, face forward, arms at side, and palms forward. Anatomical position

Body Cavities Crossword

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Contains the brain cranial cavity
Contains the spinal cord vertebral cavity
Contains the heart pericardial cavity
muscle that separates the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities diaphragm
enclosed by the ribs, sternum, and vertebral column thoracic cavity
Contains the lungs pleural cavity
central area within the thoracic cavity mediastinum
contains both the abdominal and pelvic cavities abdominopelvic cavity
the area between the diaphragm and the brim of the pelvis abdominal cavity
contains the reproductive organs and urinary bladder. pelvic cavity

Chapter 1 Vocabulary Crossword

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Front surface of the body. Anterior
Back surface of the body. Posterior
Toward the midline or median plane of the body. Medial
Contains the brain and spinal cord. Dorsal cavity
Contains the brain. Cranial cavity
Contains the spinal cord. Spinal cavity
Divided into the upper thoracic cavity and the lower abdominopelvic cavities at the diaphragm. Ventral cavity
Also called the mediastinum, it contains the esophagus, bronchi, lungs, trachea, thymus gland and heart. Thoracic cavity
Contains the abdominal and pelvic cavity. Abdominopelvic cavity
Region located below the ribs. Hypochondriac
Region located just below the sternum. epigastric
Region located around the navel or umbilicus. Umbilical
Region referred to as the pubic area. Hypogastric
Building up of complex materials. anabolism
Breaking down complex substances. Catabolism
Study of the skin. Dermatology
Human standing erect, face forward, arms to the side, and palms forward. Anatomical position
Upper or above. superior
Lower or below. Inferior
Away from the point of attachment. Distal

Orientation of the Body Word Search

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Description

Abdominal Cavity
Abdominopelvic Cavity
Anterior
Deep
Distal
Dorsal Cavity
Frontal Plane
Inferior
Intermediate
Lateral
Medial
Midsagittal Plane
Pelvic Cavity
Posterior
Prozimal
Sagittal Plane
Spinal Cavity
Superficial
Superior
Thoracic Cavity
Transverse Plane
Ventral Cavity

Abdominopelvic Regions and Body Cavities Crossword

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Separates the abdominopelvic and thoracic cavities Diaphragm
Cavity in which the heart and lungs are located Thoracic
Cavity that encloses the bladder and reproductive organs Pelvic
How many body cavities do humans have? Four
Which cavity is located in the mediastinum? Pericardial
Body region in which the liver, gallbladder, right kidney, and small intestine are located Right hypochondriac
The stomach, liver, and pancreas are located within this region Epigastric
Region containing the spleen, colon, and left kidney Left hypochondriac
Middle right abdominal body region Right lumbar
Region located in the middle left of the abdomen Left lumbar
Region housing small intestine, known as belly button area Umbilical region
Region below the umbilical region Hypogastric
The cranial cavity holds which main organ? Brain
The cranial and spinal cavities can be referred to as the ______cavity Dorsal
A body cavity that is a fluid-filled space between the pleural membranes of the lungs Pleural

68 Anatomy Vocabulary Crossword

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What divides the organs or the body to make structures visible? Section
What is made along an imaginary line? Plane
A cut made along the lengthwise or longitudinal Sagittal Section
Cut made down the middle of the body making the left and right parts equal in size Midsagittal or Median Section
A cut that divides the body or an organ into anterior and posterior parts Frontal Section
A cut made along a horizonal plane , divides the body or an organ into superior and inferior parts Transverse Section
Has two subdivisions Dorsal body cavity
Space inside bony skull Cranial Cavity
From cranial cavity nearly to the end of the vertebral column Spinal Cavity
Is much larger than the dorsal cavity Ventral body Cavity
Is separated from the rest of the ventral cavity by a dome-shape muscle thoracic cavity
Separates the lungs into left and right cavities in the thoracic cavity mediastinum
cavity inferior to the diaphragm abdominopelvic
contains the stomach,liver,intestines , etc. abdominal cavity
reproductive organs,bladder, and rectum pelvic cavity
surrounding the umbilicus umbilical region
It is superior to the umbilical region epigastric region
It is inferior to the umbilical region hypogastric region
Is is lateral to the hypogastric region right and left iliac region
lateral to the umbilical region right and left lumbar region
contains the lower ribs right and left hypochondria region
maintains and analyzes the information it receives contral center
a standard position anatomical position
anterior body trunk , inferior to the ribs abdominal
it is the point of the shoulder acromial
anterior surface of elbow antecubital

Anatomy & Physiology Worksheet

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Toward the front or abdominal surface of the body. Anterior (Ventral)
Toward the back of the body. Posterior (dorsal)
Toward the head. Superior (Cephalic)
Away from the head. Inferior (caudal)
Nearer the midline of the body. Medial
Farther from the midline of the body. Lateral
Nearer the attachment of an extremity to the trunk. Proximal
Farther from the attachment of an extremity to the trunk. Distal
Toward or on the body surface. External (Superficial)
Away from the body surface. Internal (Deep)
Pertaining to the outer boundary of body cavities. Parietal
Pertaining to the internal organs. Visceral
The study of the structures composing the human body and their interrelationships. Human Anatomy
Divide the body into left and right portions. Midsagittal
Divides the body into anterior and posterior portions. Frontal (Coronal)
Divides the body into superior and inferior portions. Transverse
What contains the brain? Cranial Cavity
What contains the spinal cord? Vertebral Cavity
What houses the lungs, heart, and other internal organs? Thoracic Cavity
Contains most of the internal organs. Abdominopelvic Cavity
A thin, domeshaped sheet of muscle, that separates the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities. Diaphragm
Which cavity contains the heart? Pericardial Cavity
Which cavity contains the lungs? Pleural Cavity
Which cavity contains the stomach, intestines, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, spleen and kidneys? Abdominal Cavity
Contains the urinary bladder, sigmoid colon and rectum. Pelvic cavity