The study of the structure of the body (form, position, size and relationship).
The study of the function of the body (metabolism, movement, how things work).
What are the 11 Organ Systems?
The condition of equilibrium, a steady internal state, maintained through negative feedback loops
Default position. Position in which the subject stands erect, facing the observer, with head level, eyes facing forward, limbs parallel, feet flat on floor and hip width apart, and palms facing forward
AKA cranial. Near or at the top
AKA caudal. Near or at the bottom
AKA ventral. Near or at the front
AKA dorsal. Near or at the back
Near the beginning of; close to the point of attachment
Near the end of; away from the point of attachment
Away from the median line
On the same side of the body as another structure
Toward or at the surface of the body (close to skin)
Away from the surface, deeper into the body
Separates left from right
Divides the body into unequal left and right sides
AKA coronal. Separates anterior from posterior (front and back)
Separates superior from inferior (top and bottom)