Chapter 1 Intro to Human Body

Chapter 1 Intro to Human Body - Chapter 1 An Introduction...

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Chapter 1 An Introduction to the Human Body Pages 2; 8 – 11; 21-24 1. Anatomy and Physiology Defined Anatomy – The science of body structures and the relationships among them. Physiology – the science of body functions o They are together because they are interrelated. 2. Expected to know: Cells – The smallest unit of life ranging from undifferentiated (stem cells) to differentiated. Tissues – Groups of cells and the materials surrounding them that work together to perform a particular function. Organs & Organ Systems – Structures that are composed of two or more different types of tissues and have specific functions. Growth – An increase in body size that results from an increase in the size of existing cells, an increase in the number of cells, or both Differentiation - The development of a cell from an unspecialized to a specialized state o Changed specialized cell DNA is expressed o Myoblasts differentiate Muscle Fiber Cell cycle – How a cell grows…from interphase Prophase Metaphase Anaphase Telophase Meiosis + Mitosis – Cell replication, from sexual and just straight up replication. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course BIO 301 taught by Professor Rupade during the Spring '09 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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