Major Themes of Anatomy and Physiology
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Sometimes anatomical terms come from origins that do not lend any insight into their
Feeling for swollen lymph nodes is an example of auscultation.
We can see through bones with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Histology is the study of structures that can be observed without a magnifying lens.
Cells were first named by microscopist Robert Hooke.
All functions of the body can be interpreted as the effects of cellular activity.
is common in physiology, whereas the
common in anatomy.
An individual scientific fact has more information than a theory.
Evolutionary (Darwinian) medicine traces some of our diseases to our evolutionary past.
have the same meaning in physiology.
Organs are made of tissues.
A molecule of water is more complex than a mitochondrion (organelle).
Homeostasis and occupying space are both unique characteristics of living things.