101Lecture01_2009

101Lecture01_2009 - Class Specics An Introduction to...

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Topic 1 Class Specifcs An Introduction to Physiology Organization oF the Body Cellular Physiology Dr. Jack Goldberg Dr. Erwin Bautista- IOR eabautista@ucdavis.edu –OH: Wednesday, Immediately aFter class By appointment –SLB 1015 Textbook:(2009) Human Physiology, ±rom Cells to Systems, 7 th Ed . Lauralee Sherwood, Ed. Cengage Learning, Inc.
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What is Physiology? • Old Science • Aristotle: frst described Functions in all living organisms • 16th Century: study oF vital human Functions • Specifc defnition: “knowledge oF nature” 5/31 What is Physiology? • The study oF body Function • Cellular, tissue, organ, system responses to CHALLENGES – Changes internal environment – Responses typically oppose the change, but not always
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What is Physiology? • Mechanistic Approach – All functions can be explained by biochemical and biophysical processes or MECHANISMS or MODELS – These MECHANISMS should be considered HYPOTHETICAL 7/31 Levels of Organization
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We Are Made Up of Cells • The basic unit of life
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2009 for the course NPB 2 taught by Professor Bautisca during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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