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Ana&_Phy I_ - Introduction to Human Anatomy Physiology I What is Human Anatomy Physiology Study of structure and function of the human body

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Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology I
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What is Study of structure and function of the human body Really a study of life with specific reference to human beings “Biology of the human body”
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DEFINITIONS Anatomy - study of structure of body parts Physiology - study of functions of body parts
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TERMS Gross Anatomy - used if the structure being studied can be seen with the naked eye by surface observation or by dissection Microscopic Anatomy - used if the structure can only be seen during a microscopic examination Histology - examination of tissues (cells) with microscope
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FACTS - LAWS - THEORIES Facts can be verified. Laws are descriptions or generalizations about predictable ways in which matter and energy behave. Theories are explanations of a wide range of phenomena that are open to acceptance or rejection.
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TECHNIQUES Inspection - observation of surfaces Dissection - cutting apart to reveal relationships Palpation
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Ana&_Phy I_ - Introduction to Human Anatomy Physiology I What is Human Anatomy Physiology Study of structure and function of the human body

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