The Human Body: An Orientation:
Overview of Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy: The study of structure
Gross or macroscopic (e.g., regional, surface, and systemic anatomy)
Microscopic (e.g., cytology and histology)
Bones and Skeletal Tissues
The Skeletal System:Bone Tissue
Dynamic and ever-changing throughout life
Skeleton composed of many different tissues
cartilage, bone tissue, epithelium, nerve, blood
forming tissue, adipose, and dense connective ti
The Integumentary System
Skin and its
growth and repair
Is the largest system of the body
16% of body weight
1.5 to 2 m2 in area
22 square feet
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Developmental anatomy-study of the structural changes that occur between conception and
Embryology-studies changes from conception to the eighth week of development
Cytology-examines the structural features of cells
Histology-examines tissues, w
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