By Lawrence Block
Louis Pinell, the lately apprehended "Icepick Prowler," freely admits to having slain seven younger ladies 9 years in the past -- yet be swears it was once a copycat who killed Barbara Ettinger Matthew Scudder believes him. however the path to Ettinger's precise assassin is twisted, darkish and dangerous...and even less warm than the just about decade-old corpse the p.i. is decided to avenge.
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D) Internal anatomy correlated with the nine regions. indd 15 06/11/15 9:59 AM 16 PA R T O N E Organization of the Body located about where the front pockets open on most pants. The three lateral regions of this grid, from upper to lower, are the left and right hypochondriac,17 lumbar, and inguinal18 regions. The three medial regions from upper to lower are the epigastric,19 umbilical, and hypogastric (pubic) regions. Appendicular Region Body Cavities and Membranes The body wall encloses several body cavities, each lined by a membrane and containing internal organs called the viscera (VISS-er-uh) (singular, viscus21) (fig.
The simplest structures considered to be alive are a. organs. d. organelles. b. tissues. e. proteins. c. cells. 4. The tarsal region is _____ to the popliteal region. a. medial d. dorsal b. superficial e. distal c. superior 5. The _____ region is immediately medial to the coxal region. a. inguinal b. hypochondriac c. umbilical d. popliteal e. cubital 7. Which of these organs is intraperitoneal? a. urinary bladder d. small intestine b. kidney e. brain c. heart 8. Which of these is not an organ system?
The words prone and supine seem similar to these but have an entirely different meaning. A person is prone if lying face down, and supine if lying face up. 7 Skeletal system Principal organs: Skeletal muscles Principal functions: Movement, stability, communication, control of body openings, heat production Muscular system Principal organs: Nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs Principal organs: Kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra Principal functions: Absorption of oxygen, discharge of carbon dioxide, acid–base balance, speech Principal functions: Elimination of wastes; regulation of blood volume and pressure; stimulation of red blood cell formation; control of fluid, electrolyte, and acid–base balance; detoxification Respiratory system Urinary system The 11 Human Organ Systems.
A Stab in the Dark (Matthew Scudder, Book 4) by Lawrence Block