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1: Overview and the Microscope

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    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN TO DO: Describe and identify anatomical position and locate major organs.

    Learning Objectives

    • Identify anatomical position and be able to reference it when describing anatomical locations.
    • Know where to cut to create each of the following and be able to recognize the views created by a cut in each of the following:
      • mid-sagittal plane
      • para-sagittal plane
      • frontal plane
      • transverse plane
    • Be able to look up anatomical nouns and adjectives for external body areas and find what they refer to.
    • Apply each pair of terms to locate a structure or direct someone to a structure:
      • superior/inferior
      • anterior/posterior
      • medial/lateral
      • proximal/distal
      • superficial/deep
      • dorsal/ventral
      • cephalad/caudal
      • supine/prone
    • Locate each of the following:
      • dorsal body cavity
      • cranial cavity
      • spinal cavity
      • ventral body cavity
      • thoracic body cavity
      • diaphragm
      • abdominopelvic cavity
      • abdominal cavity
      • pelvic cavity
    • List the major organs and identify at least two physiological roles for each of the 11 human organ systems:
      • integumentary
      • skeletal
      • muscular
      • nervous
      • endocrine
      • cardiovascular
      • lymphatic/immune
      • respiratory
      • digestive
      • urinary
      • reproductive
    • Identify each organ in the anatomical model and know its location within the model body:
      • cranial cavity
      • palate
      • parotid salivary gland
      • sublingual salivary gland
      • submandibular salivary gland
      • larynx
      • trachea
      • esophagus
      • aorta left
      • lung (2 lobes)
      • right lung (3 lobes)
      • diaphragm
      • kidney
      • adrenal (suprarenal) glands
      • liver
      • gall bladder
      • pancreas
      • stomach
      • spleen
      • large intestine
      • small intestine
      • appendix
      • ovaries
      • uterus
      • female urethra
      • testes
      • scrotum

     

     


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