03 ExternalAnatomy

03 ExternalAnatomy - TFTD: Anatomy Anatomy : noun....

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Unformatted text preview: TFTD: Anatomy Anatomy : noun. Etymology: Late Latin anatomia dissection, from Greek anatom, from anatemnein to dissect 1 : a branch of morphology (study of form) that deals with the structure of organisms Anatomical features Anatomy orientation terms Terms of Orientation Anterior towards the head Posterior towards the tail Dorsal towards the top Ventral towards the bottom Lateral toward the outside of the body The Exoskeleton Features: External skeleton for muscle attachment Body shape Container for the body contents Protective covering Barrier to water loss Body Plan Segmentation Segmentation The Exoskeleton The exoskeleton is an organ of the body composed of three principle layers: The basement membrane non-cellular The epidermis a cellular layer that secretes the cuticle The cuticle also non-cellular The Integument...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course PPSC 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '04 term at Cal Poly.

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03 ExternalAnatomy - TFTD: Anatomy Anatomy : noun....

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