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UNIT 1 The Human Body: An Orientation An Overview of Human Anatomy and Physiology Levels of Structural Organization Homeostasis (7th edition)
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How to use your PowerPoint lectures This PowerPoint lecture follows your textbook very closely; read the slides along with the associated sections in Chapter 1 of your textbook (at the same time); be sure to view the associated figures and tables in your book There is a lot of material in the textbook that we do not have time to cover in this course; please read this extra content, but keep in mind that you will not find it on an exam; use the lecture as your guide; your exams are based mainly on your lectures and lab activities; don’t forget that you can download and print this lecture in the form of an outline (without multimedia content); the content of the PowerPoint and printable outline is essentially the same (7th edition)
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Anatomy vs. Physiology Anatomy - the study of the structure and organization of the human body Physiology - the study of body function (7th edition)
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Topics of Anatomy GROSS Anatomy - the study of body structures that can be seen with the naked eye SYSTEMIC Anatomy - all of the organs with related functions are studied together as a system; for example, the skeletal system; we will approach this class from a “systemic” point of view, because it is easier to learn REGIONAL Anatomy - all of the structures in a single body region are studied together; for example the head or arm; this is more advanced Microscopic Anatomy - the study of structures that must be seen with a microscope; includes cells ( CYTOLOGY ) and tissues ( HISTOLOGY ) Developmental Anatomy - includes structural changes that occur in the body throughout its life span, and the effects of aging; EMBRYOLOGY , the developmental changes that occur before birth, is a subdivision of developmental anatomy Pathological Anatomy - deals with structural changes in the body caused by disease Radiographic Anatomy - studies internal structures of the body as visualized by X-ray images or other specialized scanning procedures (7th edition)
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Topics of Physiology Physiology is the study of the chemical and physical processes that allow the body to function, and maintain a relatively constant internal environment
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