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Homeostasis??????
Define???
The natural tendancy of the body to maintain a relatively constant environment
Anatomy
Define???
Study of body structure
Physiology
Define?????
Study of body function
Pathophysiology
Define?????
Study of how diseases alter normal body functions
Cellular Essentials
1.
2.
3.
1.Oxygen
2.Sugar
3.Removal of waste
Cell Membrane
??????
Outer covering that encircles and protects the cell
Cytoplasm
??????
Thick viscous fluid that fills and gives shape to the cell
Organelles
??????
Structures that perform specific functions within a cell
Major cell functions
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
1.Movement
2.conductivity
3.metabolic absorption
4.Secretion
5.Excretion
6.Respiration
7.Reproduction
Major Organelles
1.?
2.?
1.Nucleus
2.Mitochondria
Tissue
Define????
A collection of cells specializing in a specific function
Tissue types?????
1.
2.
3.
4.
1.epithelial (skin)
2.Cardiac
3.Connective(Muscle/ligaments)
4.Nerve
Muscle Tissue types
1.
2.
3.
1.Skeletal muscle-voluntary and striated
2.Cardiac muscle-only in the heart; automaticity
3.Smooth muscle-involuntary,inc. intestines & vessels
Connective tissue
Is & Does??????
1.Most abunant tissue in body
2.provides support, insulation,connection
3.Includes bone cartilage and fat
4.blood is classified as connective tissue
Epithelial Tissue??
Lines internal/external body surfaces
Performs special functions inc
Secretion,absorbtion,diffusion,filtration
IE: skin,mucous membranes, lining of intestinal tract