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Anatomy
The study of structure and relationships
Body structure anc be?
1. Observed
2. Palpated- positioning
3. Auscultated- listening for the bodys natural sounds
4. Percussed- tapping an listening
3 Topics of anatomy
1. Gross/ Macroscopic
2. Microscopic
3. Developnmental
Types of Gross or Macroscopic Anatomy
1. Surface- Identifiable on surface ex: muscle defin or veins
2. Reginal- Study of a specific region
3. Diesection
4. Systemic- Study of systems
Physiology
Study of function
What is another name for Anatomy and Physiology?
SYNTHETIC SCIENCE
because you cant study function withought structure and the body is made up of other sciences
Levels of organization
Chemical Level
Cellular Level
Tissue Level
Organ Level
* Are in order from smallest to largest
Chemical Level
Atoms, molecules, macro and micro Ex: Structured atoms such as lipods, carbs, or proteins
Cellular Level
Organells, cells
Tissue Level
Groups of similar specialized tissues
Organ Level
Organs- Diff kinds of tissue joind to give a diff shape and specialized func
Organ Syst- organs having a common function
organism- a collection of systems making up an organism
Life Processes
1.Cell maintensnce
2.Movement
3.Responsiveness
4.Digestion
5.Circulation
6.Metabolism
7.Cellular resperation
8.Excretion
9.Reproduction
10.Growth
Cell Maintenance
Maintaining an internal environment different from an external environment
Movement
Ability of organells to move
Responsiveness
Ability to monitor internal or external environments and respond to the change