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ObjectivesCompare and contrast anatomy and physiology,including their specializations and methods of studyDiscuss the fundamental relationship betweenanatomy and physiologyScientific View of AnatomyHumanAnatomyis the scientific study of thebody’s structures.The word “anatomy” comes from a Greek root thatmeans “to cut apart.”Human anatomy was first studied by observing the exterior of the body andobserving the wounds of soldiers and other injuries. Later,When a body is dissected, its structures are cut apart in order to observe theirphysical attributes and their relationships to one another.Gross Anatomy vs Microscopic AnatomyGross anatomyis the study of the larger structures of the body, those visiblewithout the aid of magnification. (figure a)microscopic anatomyis the study of structures that can be observed only with theuse of a microscope or other magnification devices (figure b)
Regional Anatomy vs Systemic AnatomyAnatomists take two general approaches to the study of the body’s

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Term
Spring
Professor
AndrewT.Morehead
Tags
Biology, Physiology, Anatomy, Human Anatomy, Regional Anatomy vs Systemic Anatomy

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