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Anatomy
Science of structures
relationships revealed by dissection
imaginng techniques
Physiology
science of body functions
normal adult physiology in text
some genetic variations described
Palpation
to feel
Pulses and breathing rates
Auscultation
To listen
body sounds with stetho scope
fluid in lungs
Percussion
Tap echo
air in intestines
Organization
chemical
Callular
Tissue
Organs
System Level
Organismic Level
Chemical Level
Atomic and Molecular level
Cellular Level
Smallest living unit of the body
Tissue Level
group of cells and materials surrounding them that work together on one task
four types of tissue
epithium
muscle
connective tissues
nerve
Organ level
grouping of 2 or more tissue types into a recognizable structure with a specific function
Organ System
collection of related organs with a common function
sometimes an organ is part of more than one system
Organismic level
one living individual
Metabolism
sum of all chemical processes
Catabolism
Breakdown of large molecules into small
Anabolism
building new structural components (proteins)
Types of Respnsiveness
Muscle contraction
electrical signals
hormone
glandular secretion
Auscultation
To listen
body sounds with stetho scope
fluid in lungs
Auscultation
To listen
body sounds with stetho scope
fluid in lungs
Hyperplasia
Increase in number of cells or the materical found between cells
Hypertrophy
increase of size of cells or the material found between cells
Hypertrophy
increase of size of cells or the material found between cells
Differentiation
Specialization of cells for a specific function
Stem cells give rise to vells that specialize
Mitosis
Divides and produces 2 cells
Homeostatis
Maintaining the internal environment within physiologic limits
(EX blood glucose level is kept w/ in narrow range 70-110/ 100 ml.)
Walter Cannon