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The study of the function of the body.
Physiology
The microscopic study of cells.
Cytology
The study of how diseases cause functional changes in the body.
Pathology
This is the medical field that studies conditions of the skeletal system.
Orthopedics
The medical field that studies the eyes and conditions and diseases of the eyes.
Ophthalmology
The medical field that studies the heart and diseases of the heart.
Cardiology
The medical field that studies the blood and blood diseases.
Hematology
The medical field that studies poisonous substances and their effects.
Toxicology
The sub science of A&P that deals with the study of tissues.
Histology
The study of the structure of organisms.
Anatomy
The study of the care and treatment of feet.
Podiatry
The science that studies the functional changes that occur in the body due to disease.
Pathology
This is the characteristic of life that can be continuous or restrictive.
Growth
This is using oxygen to release energy from food.
Respiration
The movement of small absorb-able food substances through the membranes and into the body fluids.
Absorption
The changing of absorbed substances into substances that are chemically different from those the were consumed.
Assimilation
The breaking down of food substances into small units that can be absorbed.
Digestion
The system that makes it possible to respond to internal and external stimuli.
Nervous
The type of pressure needed for the production of blood pressure.
Hydrostatic
The most abundant substance in the body.
Water
This is required for the release of energy from our food.
Oxygen
This is needed to regulate the speed or rate of metabolism.
Heat
This is the source of nutrients needed for the building blocks and energy.
Food
This is needed for the transportation and regulation of the body temperature.
Water
This is the type of pressure that is needed for the process of breathing.
Atmospheric
This is the ability of the body to maintain a constant and stable energy.
Homeostasis
The self regulating control system that maintains a stable internal environment.
Negative Feedback
The simplest level of organization to still be considered to be alive.
Cellular
The level of organization that is referred to as a group of organs.
System
This is a group of 2 or more tissues that are formed together to serve one purpose.
Organ
This is the level of organization that would include the heart.
Organ
This is the level of organization that would include water.
Molecular
This is the level of organization that would include the mitochondria and the nucleus.
Organelle
The system that produces hormones.
Endocrine
This is the system that includes hair, skin, and nails.
Integumentary
This is the structural and functional level of organization of living things.
Cellular
The main organs of the Urinary System are What?
Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder, and Urethra
A system that returns fluids to the blood stream and produces some white blood cells.
Lymphatic
The system that includes the bones.
Skeletal
The System that produces most of the blood cells.
Skeletal
This is one word that best describes the muscular system.
Movement
This system serves in regulating the body temperature, protection, stimuli, reception, and excretion.
Integumentary
The cavity that houses the lungs.
Pleural Cavity
These are the membranes that cover the organs.
Visceral Peritoneal
The cavity that houses the heart.
Pericardia
The outer most membranes that line a body cavity.
Parietal Pericardia
The inner most membranes that cover the organs in the body.
Visceral Peritoneal