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Chapter 11. What are anatomy and physiology and what are the different subdisciplines of each?
2. What are the 6 levels of organization your book recognizes (molecule to organism?)
3. What are the major organs comprising the 11 organ systems and what are the generalfunctions of the 11 organ systems?
Generates heat that maintains body temp-NervousoMajor Organs: Brain, Spinal cord, peripheral nerves, sense organsoFunctions:Directs immediate responses to stimuliCoordinates activities of other organ systemsProvides and interprets sensory information about external conditions-EndocrineoMajor Organs: Pituitary gland, pancreas, thyroid, adrenal glands, gonads, endocrinetissues in other systemsoFunctions:Directs long-term changes in activities of other organsAdjusts metabolic activity and energy use by the bodyControls structural & functional changes during development-CardiovascularoMajor Organs: Heart, blood, blood vesselsoFunctions:Distributes blood cells, water and dissolved minerals/nutrients, wasteproducts, oxygen, and CO2Distributes heat and assists in control of body temp-LymphaticoMajor Organs: Spleen, thymus, lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, tonsilsoFunctions:Defends against infection and diseaseReturns tissue fluids to the bloodstream-RespiratoryoMajor Organs: Nasal cavities, sinuses, bronchi, larynx, lungs, trachea, alveolioFunctions:Delivers air to alveoliProvides oxygen to bloodstreamRemoves CO2 from bloodstreamProduces sounds for communication-DigestiveoMajor Organs: Teeth, intestines, tongue, pharynx, liver, esophagus, gallbladder,stomach, pancreasoFunctions:Process/digest foodAbsorb/conserve water/nutrientsStore energy reserves-Urinary

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