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Chapter 1. Anatomy is the study of the structure and shape of the body and body parts and their relationships to one another. Gross Anatomy Large easily.

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1 Chapter 1

2 Anatomy is the study of the structure and shape of the body and body parts and their relationships to one another. Gross Anatomy Large easily observable structures Microscopic Anatomy Very small structures that need a microscope

3 Physiology is the study of how the body and its parts work or function.

4 Ask yourselves… How are the two different? Give examples How are they similar? Describe how they are closely related.

5 Atoms Cells Tissues Organ Organ system Organism

6 1. Nervous system 2. Digestive system 3. Skeletal system 4. Muscular system 5. Cardiovascular system 6. Reproductive system 7. Respiratory system 8. Urinary system 9. Integumentary system 10. Endocrine system 11. Lymphatic system

7 Maintaining Boundaries Responsiveness Digestion Metabolism Excretion Movement Reproduction Growth

8 Oxygen Nutrients (food) Water Appropriate body temperature Appropriate atmospheric pressure

9 Homeostasis describes the bodys ability to maintain relatively stable internal conditions even though the outside world is continously changing.

10 Homeostatic imbalance is a condition where there is a disturbance in homeostasis. Most disease can be regarded as a result Aging Body organs become less efficient Internal conditions become less stable

11 Anatomical Position is the standard body position in Anatomy.


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