1 - Intro to the Human Body

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Biology Resource Center (Lilly G-414C) Mon-Thur 9am – 6pm Friday 9 am – 1pm Sunday 3pm – 6pm Chapter 1 An Introduction to the Human Body Pages 2; 8 – 11; 21-24 1. Anatomy and Physiology Defined Anatomy – the structure of the body, the relationship of the bone to the muscle to the nerves Physiology – the function of these body parts o The structure correlates to the function (Hand, thumb -> hold bottle) 2. Expected to know: Cells – The basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; the smallest structure capable of performing all the activities vital to life Tissues – A group of similar cells and their intercellular substance joined together to perform a specific function Organs – A structure composed of two or more different kinds of tissues with a specific function and usually a recognizable shape Organ Systems - A group of organs that work together to carry out a particular task Growth – the number of cells/the size of the cells increase in the body Differentiation – cell changes and becomes a specialized cell (start expressing certain
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