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Name all 11 body systems:
Integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, digestive, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive.
What factors stimulated early interst in the human body?
Injury and illness.
Name the cavities of the head:
Nasal, oral, middle ear, orbital.
What cavities lie in the axial portion?
The dorsal (cranial cavity/vertebral canal) and ventral (thoracic cavity/abdominopelvic cavity) cavities.
Name the levels of organization:
atom, molecule, macromolecule, organelle, cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism.
Describe the negative feedback system:
The deviation from the set point requires the opposite form of adjustment (graphed like a wave).
What are the five requirements of life?
Water, oxygen, food, pressure, and heat.
What are the characteristics of life?
Movement, respiration, responsiveness, growth, absorption, assimilation, circulation, digestion, excretion, and reproduction.
What languages comprise most of the medical terms?
Greek and Latin.