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30 Cards in this Set

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study of the normal structures of the human body and their relationships with one another
human anatomy
study of the different functions of the normal structures of the human body and the involved processes of how these body parts work
human physiology
study of normal structures of the human body big enough to be studied by unaided eye
gross/macroscopic anatomy
study of structures of specific body systems
systemic anatomy
study of structures by body regions
regional anatomy
study of the landmarks on the body surface of the different visceral organs
surface anatomy
study of structures of the human body through use of microscope
microscopic anatomy
chemical and microscopic study of cells
study of normal tissues of the body
study of development of the human body from fertilization of ovum up to the period of extraunterine life
study of normal microscopic gross features and development of the nervous system
the study of the functions of living cells
cell physiology
cornerstone of human physiology
cell physiology
is the study of the functions of specific organs
special physiology
includes all aspects of the functions of specific organ systems
systemic physiology
is the study of the effects of diseases on organ or system functions
pathologic physiology
refers to the existence of a stable internal environment
occurs when the activities of a cell, tissue, organ or organ system change automatically when faced with some environment variation
results from the activities of the nervous system or endocrine system, organ systems that can control or adjust the activities of many different systems simultaneously
extrinsic regulation
includes all the chemical processes that occur in the body
the body's ability to react to changes in environment both internally or externally
motion occurring inside the human body, either the whole body or individual cells or even the organelles within these cells
an increase in body size that results from an increase in the size or number of cells
development of cells from an unspecialized to a specialized state
formation of new cells from growth, repair or replacement or the production of a new individual
includes atoms, the smallest unit of matter and the molecules with two or more atoms joining together
chemical level
the skin and its appendages
integumentary system
composed of bones and certain cartilaginous parts like in the chest and nose
skeletal system
consisting of joints and their associated bones and ligaments
articular system
comprising all skeletal muscles. the primary function of this system is locomotion
muscular system