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The study of the macroscopic structures of an organism
Gross Anatomy
The study of the microscopic structures of an organism
Microscopic Anatomy
The study of the functions of an organism and its parts
Physiology
The study of tissues
Histology
A group of tissues specialized for a particular function
Organ
Groups of cells specialized for a particular function
Tissues
A state of equilibrium in the body with respect to its functions, chemical levels, and tissues
Homeostasis
A structure in the body that can change the value of a variable
Effector
The ability to let certain materials in or out while restricting others
Selective permeability
The process by which large molecules are taken into the cell
Endocytosis
Transportation of material from inside the cell to outside the cell
Exocytosis