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Plants and Animals – Common Challenges Chapter 25
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Anatomy and Physiology Anatomy Study of body form at one or more levels of structural organization Physiology Study of patterns and processes by which the body functions in its environment
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25.1 Levels of Structural Organization Cells: Carry out metabolic tasks Tissues: A group of cells performing a task Organs: A group of tissues performing a task Organ systems: Interactions of organs
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Cells, Tissues, and Organs
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An Organ System: Respiratory System
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Growth and Development Structural and functional organization of plants and animals emerges in stages of growth (quantitative) and development (qualitative), according to heritable patterns
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Homeostasis In multicelled organisms, homeostasis maintains the body’s internal environment within a range that cells can tolerate All body fluids not contained in cells ( extracellular fluid, ECF ) make up the internal environment ( interstitial fluid, plasma )
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course BIOL 1409 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Dallas Colleges.

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