chapter1 Introduction to Physiology

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Chapter 1 Introduction to Physiology
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About this Chapter Definition of physiology Review of organ systems Function and process Introduction to homeostasis Ideas in physiology Themes in physiology The science of physiology
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Levels of Organization Physiology defined Study of the normal functioning of a living organism and its component parts Includes all its chemical and physical processes Literal “knowledge of nature” Aristole. Anatomy defined Study of structures Literal to dissect or take apart Organization of life The cell is the unit of life Cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, and organisms
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Levels of Organization Figure 1-1 Biosphere Atoms Molecules Cells Tissues Organs Organ systems Organisms Populations of one species Ecosystem of different species CHEMISTRY MOLECULAR BIOLOGY CELL BIOLOGY PHYSIOLOGY ECOLOGY
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Levels of Organization - Human
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Organ Systems in Review NIRMCRUDLES Integumentary Musculoskeletal Respiratory Digestive Urinary Reproductive Circulatory / Cardiovascular Nervous Endocrine Lymphatic / Immune Protection from environmental
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