2 What does Anatomy mean?Anatomy is the study of the structure and shape of the body and body parts and their relationships to one another.Gross AnatomyLarge easily observable structuresMicroscopic AnatomyVery small structures that need a microscope
3 What does Physiology mean? Physiology is the study of how the body and its parts work or function.
4 In your groups, discuss the relationship between Anatomy and Physiology. Ask yourselves… How are the two different? Give examples How are they similar? Describe how they are closely related.
5 Levels of Structural Organization AtomsCellsTissuesOrganOrgan systemOrganism
6 In your groups, come up with as many organ systems as you can think of. Nervous systemDigestive systemSkeletal systemMuscular systemCardiovascular systemReproductive systemRespiratory systemUrinary systemIntegumentary systemEndocrine systemLymphatic system
7 What are necessary life functions that an organism must have to survive? Maintaining BoundariesResponsivenessDigestionMetabolismExcretionMovementReproductionGrowth
8 What factors must be available in order for an organism to survive? OxygenNutrients (food)WaterAppropriate body temperatureAppropriate atmospheric pressure
9 What is homeostasis?Homeostasis describes the body’s ability to maintain relatively stable internal conditions even though the outside world is continously changing.
10 What is a homeostatic imbalance? Homeostatic imbalance is a condition where there is a disturbance in homeostasis.Most disease can be regarded as a resultAgingBody organs become less efficientInternal conditions become less stable
11 Anatomical PositionAnatomical Position is the standard body position in Anatomy.
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