INTRODUCTION 2009_presentation

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Anatomy and Physiology Topic 1
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Anatomy Anatomy – the study of the structure of body parts and their relationships to one another Gross/macroscopic Microscopic Developmental Cytology – study of the cell. Histology – study of tissues Embryology – study of developmental changes of the body before birth Regional; Systemic; Surface
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Anatomy - The Study of Form How can we study anatomy? Physical examination: palpation, auscultation, percussion. Cadaver dissection Comparative anatomy
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Physiology – The Study of Function at cellular or molecular level at organ system level Renal, Cardiovascular, Neurophysiology Principle of Complementarity: function reflects structure what a structure can do depends on its specific form Unity of form and function
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Levels of structural organization Chemical – atoms combined to form molecules Cellular – cells are made of organelles/molecules Tissue – similar types of cells Organ – different types of tissues Organ system – different organs working together Organism – made up of the organ systems
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ORGAN SYSTEMS OF THE BODY Integumentary Skeletal Muscular Nervous
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ORGAN SYSTEMS OF THE BODY Endocrine Circulatory Lymphatic Respiratory
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ORGAN SYSTEMS OF THE BODY Urinary Digestive Reproductive
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