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What does Anatomy mean?
Study of the Structure or Morphology of the body!
Anatomy describes what the heart looks like,how big,made of and where located.
Describes how the body works or functions?
How the heart pumps blood & why the pumping of blood is essential for life.
Describes the consequences of the improper functioning of body parts?
How a body part functions when a person haves a disease!
This is the basic unit if life; the structural and functional unit of a living organism?
Specialized & Eventually organized from larger molecules
For a specific function and are formed from special groups of cells?
Tissue of the heart are arranged so that the heart can act as a pump!
Tissues are arranged into ______ such as the heart, stomach and kidney?
Each of these have a function such as digestion, excretion or reproduction!
Group of organs create this and help each other to form a function?
Organ Systems
Group of Organs that help each other & work together to perform a particular function!
All of the Organ Systems together form a?
Human Organism
This is simple to Complex.
EX: Skeletal,muscular, nervous,endoctrine and lymphatic systems!
When the body's ability to maintain a stable internal environment in response to a changing external environment?
Conditions of the body remain the same, despite the changes on the outside!
These are Mechanisms that help maintain Hemeostasis?
Homeostatic Mechanisms
Body has hundreds of these for the control of temp,blood sugar, blood pressure, water balance and plasma sodium levels!
Name the 11 major organ systems?
1.Circulatory system
10. Skeletal
Consists of the Heart & Blood vessels. Helps pump &transport blood throughout the body.
Organs for eating food, break it down into substances that can be absorbed by the body & eliminate the waste.
These organs include the stomach, intestines, liver and gallbladder!
Secretes hormones that help control body activities such as growth and reproduction.
Defends the body against pathogens and other foreign material
lymphatic System
Consists of the lymph nodes, lymphatic vessels, lymph and lymphoid vessels.
This systems enables the body to move and consist of 3 type of muscles.
Muscular System
This systems enables the human organism to reproduce.
Reproductive System
This System consists of the lungs and other structures that send air to and from the lungs.
Respiratory System
Ex. Oxygen moves into the lungs and carbon dioxide (waste) moves out of the lungs.
Consists of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and sense organs. Helps the body w/sensation,interpretation and integration.
Nervous System
The basic framwork of the body that consists primarily of bones,joints and cartilage. Protects and supports the body.
Skeletal System
Consists of the skin,hair and nails. Helps cover the body and regulates the body temp.
Integumentary System
Means when the body stays the same and the ability to maintain a stable internal environment in response to a changing external environment.