Chapter 1 INTRO

Chapter 1 INTRO - • Endocrine System – •...

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Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY Anatomy- study of structure/form - -Physical examination - - - Physical exam terminology Palpation- Auscultation- Percussion- Physiology – study of function - - Human structure Hierarchy fig 1.9 Hierarchy of complexity Reductionism vs. holism LEVELS OF BODY ORGANIZATION Atom Molecule Cell Tissue Organ System Organism Definitions of Levels Chemical - - Cell Tissue Organ
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System Organism Characteristics of Life - - - - - - - Homeostasis FEEDBACK SYSTEM Cycle of events to maintain a constant or controlled condition Two types - - Structures for feedback loop Receptor- Integrator- Effector- Negative feedback loops - - Setpoint Human thermoregulation #2 Control of blood pressure Positive feedback loop - - Systems of the Human Body
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Integumentary System Skeletal System Muscular System Nervous System Systems con’t. Lymphatic System
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Unformatted text preview: • Endocrine System – • Cardiovascular System – • Respiratory System – • Digestive system – • Urinary System – • Reproductive System – ANATOMICAL POSITION fig A.1 ANATOMICAL TERMS PLANES Sagittal-Midsagittal-Frontal or coronal-Transverse Oblique DIRECTIONAL TERMS Anterior or ventral Posterior or dorsal Medial Lateral Superior Inferior BODY CAVITIES Dorsal Body cavity Ventral body cavity-Viscera- Thoracic Cavity -Abdominopelvic cavity contains: Abdominal cavity Pelvic cavity Linings of body cavities Cavities Linings • 1) Dorsal 1) • 2) Pericardial 2) Parietal- lines cavity Visceral- covers organ • 3) Pleural 3) Parietal- lines cavity Visceral- covers organ • 4) abdominal 4) Parietal- lines cavity Visceral- covers organ...
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