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study of the structure of the human body
science of form;another way to say 'anatomy'
study of body function
regional anatomy
study of all structures in a single body region
systemic anatomy
study of all organs with related functions
surface anatomy
study of shapes and markings 'landmarks' on surface of body that reveal underlying organs
microscopic anatomy;study of structures so small a microscope is used,cells,cell parts,groups of cells called tissues.
developmental anatomy
traces structural changes that occur in the body thru life span & the effects of aging
study of how body stuctures form and develop before birth
pathological anatomy
deals w/ structural changes in cells,tissues and organs caused by disease
study of disease
radiographic anatomy
study of internal body structures by means of xrays & other forms of radiation
functional morphology
explores functional properties of body structures & assesses the efficiency of their design
chemical level
atoms combine to form molecules & macromolecules
4 macro molecules found in body
carbohydrates(sugars),lipids(fats),proteins,and nucleic acids(dna,rna).These r building blocks of structures at cellular level
4 tissue types found in body
group of cells that perform a common function.
Epithilial,connective,muscle, nervous
discrete structure made up of more than one tissue acting as functional center for an activity specific to that organ
organ system
organs that work closely together to accomplish a common purpose
Name the organ systems of the body
integumentary(skin),skeletal,muscular,nervous,endocrine(hormone),lymphatic(immune system), circulatory and respiratory(cardiovascular),digestive,urinary,reproductive
the eyebrows are located on each side of the face to the right and left of the nose and higher than the nose
the eyebrows are lateral and superior to the nose
opposite of superior(above)
opposite of anterior or ventral(front)
posterior or dorsal(back)
opposite of medial(middle)
axial region
main axis of body consists of head,neck,and trunk
sagittal planes
vertical division into right & left parts
appendicular region
limbs,appendages,or extremeties
frontal plane
lies vertically & divides body into anterior & posterior parts(front & back)
transverse plane
runs horizontally right to left,dividing body into superior & inferior parts