Anatomy notes

Anatomy notes - 1. Anatomy- the study of body parts and how...

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1. Anatomy- the study of body parts and how they relate to each other 2. Physiology- study of the function of the body parts a. Structure defines function 3. Lowest structural level: chemical level, chemical reaction involving atoms 4. Second level: cellular level a. Chemical reaction occur in cells of body b. Cells are structural units of the human body 5. Tissue level a. Structure of the body made up of many cells to perform a function b. Composed of similar cells put together to form an organ and a common function c. 4 major tissue types in the human body i. epithelial ii. connective iii. muscle iv. nervous 6. organ level a. made up of at least 2 tissue types b. an organ is to perform specific functions 7. organ system level a. made up of at least 2 organ types b. in the human body there at 11 organ systems 8. organism
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a. all organ systems are working in unison to sustain the organism b. homeostasis is the maintenance of a relatively stable internal environment in the face of exchanging external conditions c. achieved by all 11 organ system functioning properly
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2008 for the course BSCI 201 taught by Professor Opoku during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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Anatomy notes - 1. Anatomy- the study of body parts and how...

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