Intro to physiology - Systems Physiology INTRO TO...

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BMED 3100 INTRO TO PHYSIOLOGY • Levels of organization • Physiological themes • Medical terminology • Anatomy / anatomical descriptors Systems Physiology Dr. LaPlaca, [email protected] Text: Vander’s Human Physiology, 11 th edition
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BMED 3100 What is Physiology? Physiology : the study of the specific characteristics and functions of a living organism and its parts
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BMED 3100 Levels of Organization We will focus on these levels. ??What is reductionism in physiology?? ??What is systems physiology??
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BMED 3100 Tissues Organ Systems
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BMED 3100
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BMED 3100 Physiological Themes • Homeostasis • Integration of organ systems • Compartmentalization of the body and cell • Movement across membranes • Cell-cell communication • Energy flow • Mass balance and mass flow
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BMED 3100 Medical Terminology Origins of Medical Language Terms built from: 1. Greek and Latin word parts (most common) 2. eponyms 3. acronyms 4. modern language Most medical terms have the following word parts:
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Intro to physiology - Systems Physiology INTRO TO...

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