Anatomy & Physiology: Body Cavities And Anatomical Directions

17 Questions  I  By Carlyh on October 15, 2010
A quiz testing knowledge of body cavities in the human body and anatomical directions.

  

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1.  Some organs are not enclosed by the peritoneal cavity membrane. What are some examples of retroperitoneal organs? [check all that apply]
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2.  What thick muscle separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominopelvic cavity?
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3.  Explain where the mesenteries are located and what thier purpose is in the body.
4.  The mediastinum is located inside which cavity?
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5.  This is an example of a saggital cut.
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6.  Something that is along(toward) the belly surface of the body is ___________.
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7.  The part of the serous membrane that touches the organ that it is encasing is called the parietal serous membrane.
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8.  There are 3 serous-membrane lined cavities in the the Thoracic Cavity. What are they? Check all the apply.
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9.  When referencing animals, such as a cat, rather than using superior and inferior you would use: _________ and __________.
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10.  The eyes are lateral to the nose.
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11.  Toward the front of the body is __________ and toward the rear of the body is ___________. [separate answers with a comma]
12.  The shoulders are superior to the hips.
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13.  The membrane that is found around all organs, encasing them for protection and stability, is called ______________ membrane.
14.  The abodominopelvic cavity contains a serous membrane-lined cavity called the ________________ cavity.
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15.  The hand is distal to the elbow.
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16.  Identify and check all the body cavities that are shown in this picture.
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17.  This is an example of what kind of cut?
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