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Chapter 1: The Human Body Anatomy and Physiology IAnatomy is the study of the structure of the body.oGross also called macroscopic anatomy involves regional,systemic (body systems) and the surface of the body.oMicroscopic anatomy deals with cytology (the study of cells) andhistology (the study of tissues).oDevelopmental anatomy deals with embryology (the study ofembryos and their development).oDifferent tools used in anatomy are medical terminology,observation, manipulation, palpation (using hands to check thebody), and auscultation (action of listening to sounds from theheart, lungs and other organs).Physiology is the study of function or how the body works.oPhysiology and anatomy are related.oPhysiology is the study of how anatomy works in the body.The Human body is organized into different levels.oThe chemical level features atoms and molecules.oThe cellular level is molecules that form cells.oThe tissue level is similar types of cells that make up tissues.oThe organ level is different types of tissues coming together toform an organ.oThe organ system level is different organs working together.oThe organismal level is made up of many organ systems.oChemical-> cellular->tissue->organ->organ system->organismalOrgan system overview
oIntegumentary systemIncludes the hair, skin, and nailsForms the external body covering and protects deepertissuesoSkeletal system

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