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I. Introduction A. Basic Principles of Anatomy and Physiology Anatomy: scientific study of the structure of the body gross: large body structures systemic: systems of grouped structures histology: tissues (groups of cells) cell and molecular: organelles, molecules Physiology: scientific study of the function of the body organismal, system, organ, cellular 2. Anatomy and Physiology can be studied at multiple levels 3. Anatomy and physiology are usually studied in organ systems a. Integumentary System: external covering (skin): protection and detection b. Skeletal System: bones, joints: support, movement, protection c. Muscular System: muscles: movement of bones and organs d. Nervous System: neurons: cellular communication and control e. Endocrine System: hormones: chemical communication and control f. Cardiovascular System: blood, lymph, vessels: transport over distance g. Immune System: thymus, immune cells: protection h. Respiratory System: lungs: gas exchange i. Digestive System: gut: nutrient absorption
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course BIOL 213 taught by Professor Mcknight during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.

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Lec 1 word - I. Introduction A. Basic Principles of Anatomy...

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