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TABLE 1.1: Selected Branches of Anatomyand PhysiologyBRANCH OF ANATOMYSTUDY OFEmbryology(em′-brē-OL-ō-jē;embry- =embryo;-logy= study of)The first eight weeks of development afterfertilization of a human egg.Developmental biologyThe complete development of an individuafrom fertilization to death.Cell biologyCellular structure and functions.Histology(his-TOL-ō -jē;hist- = tissue)Microscopic structure of tissues.Gross anatomyStructures that can be examined without amicroscope.Systemic anatomyStructure of specific systems of the bodysuch as the nervous or respiratory systemRegional anatomySpecific regions of the body such as thehead or chest.Surface anatomySurface markings of the body to understaninternal anatomy through visualization anpalpation (gentle touch).Imaging anatomyBody structures that can be visualized wit
BRANCH OF ANATOMYSTUDY OFtechniques such as x-rays, MRI, and CTscans.Pathological anatomy(path′-ō-LOJ-i-kal;path- = disease)Structural changes (gross to microscopic)
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