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Chapter 1 and 2

Chapter 1 and 2 - HP 320 Biological Behavioral Basis of...

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1/13/2009 1 HP 320 Biological & Behavioral Basis of Disease Instructor : Sondos Islam, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S. Teacher Assistant : Sean Godar, PhD graduate student in Pharmacology Course Overview Organization of the Human Body Medical Terminology Overview of Basic Chemistry & Cell Biology Tissues, Glands and Membranes Pathogenic Organisms & Diseases Anatomy & Physiology of the Human Body Systems Anatomy & Physiology Defined Anatomy : the study of the structures of the body & the relationship among these structures the “ what ” and “ where ” of the body Physiology: the study of how the body functions the “how” is often on a chemical level Pathology: the study of diseases Pathophysiology: the study of the mechanisms by which diseases occur, and the responses of the body to disease, and their effects on normal body functions Levels of Structural Organization The Integumentary System Support & Movement Systems
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