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The study of the structure, or morphology of the body.
Anatomy


(a-NAT-a-me)
Another word that means Anatomy.
Morpholgy


(mor-FOL-e-je)
Science that describes how the body works.
Physiology


(fiz-e OL-e-je)
science that describes improper functioning of the body.
Pathophysiology


(path-O fiz-e OL-e-je)
The basic unit of life.
Cells
Specialized groups of cells.
Tissues
Tissues together then form.
Organs
Groups of organs then form.
Organ systems
Consists of the skin and related structurs such as hair and nails.
Integumentary System
Forms the basic framework of the body.
Skeletal System
Responsible for movement and posture of the body.
Muscular System
Consists of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and sense organs.
Nervous System