IB131_8.26.09_INTRO - Tell me about you. Name? Major? Year?...

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Tell me about you….…… ± Name? ± Major? Year? ± What do you want to do w/ your education? Career goals? ± What have you always wanted to know about the human body? ± What are your expectations of this class?
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Why study anatomy? It’s totally amazingl! Our bodies are fascinating & exquisitely designed! Old Science 2300+ years Facilitates study of physiology Structure & function complementary
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Did you know…………? ± The human brain weighs only ~3 lbs , but has ± A single blood cell travels a long way during a lifetime--more than 2 1/2 times around the earth-- yet all in one body! ± The largest organ is skin. ± Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour - about 1.5 pounds a year. By 70 years of age, an average person will have lost 105 pounds of skin. ± Humans shed and regrow outer skin cells about every 27 days - almost 1,000 new skins in a lifetime.
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Did you know…………? ± Each square inch of human skin consists of ~20 ft of blood vessels. ± The average human body contains enough: iron to make a 3 inch nail sulfur to kill all fleas on an average dog carbon to make 900 pencils potassium to fire a toy cannon fat to make 7 bars of soap phosphorous to make 2,200 match heads water to fill a ten-gallon tank
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Anatomy vs. Physiology Anatomy: the study of form (dissection) Physiology: the study of function (using methods of experimental science)
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Anatomy - The Study of Form Observation of surface structure Cadaver dissection cutting and separation of organs to study their relationships Comparative anatomy study of more than one species to analyze evolutionary trends Physical examination palpation, auscultation, percussion Gross anatomy visible with naked eye Histology examination of cells with microscope
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2009 for the course IB 131 taught by Professor Diamond during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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