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Chapter 1 Anatomy

by: Karen Donley

Chapter 1 Anatomy 2010

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Will go over the basics of Anatomy and Physiology.
Anatomy & Physiology
Gayathri Kaushik
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Karen Donley on Friday October 7, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 2010 at Southwest Tennessee Community College taught by Gayathri Kaushik in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views. For similar materials see Anatomy & Physiology in Science at Southwest Tennessee Community College.


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Date Created: 10/07/16
Anatomy & Physiology Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Topics: Anatomy & Physiology, Levels of Organization, Characteristics of life, and   Maintenance of life, Homeostasis.  Anatomy: Derived from a Greek word meaning "A cutting up." It is the study of  the structure of the human body.  Physiology: Derived from Greek for "Relationship to nature." It is the study of the  functions of the human body.  Anatomy and physiology are related. Structure (Anatomy) determine the function  (Physiology)  Levels of Organization All materials are made of chemicals, which consists of atoms.  1. Subatomic Particles: Protons, neutrons, and electrons that make up cells  combine to form..  2. Atom: Tiny Particles that make up chemicals. Example: Hydrogen ,Carbon 3. Molecule: Particles consisting of atoms. Example: Water, Glucose 4. Macromolecule: Large particles consisting of molecules. Example: DNA,  Protein 5. Organelle: Functional part of a cell (Lysosome). Collectively compose to  form a cell..  6. Cell: Basic unit of structure and functions. Example: Muscle, nerve, or  blood cell.  7. Tissue: Layer or mass of cells with specific functions. Example: Adipose  Tissue 8. Organ: Group of different tissues with a function. Example: Heart, kidney,  stomach.  9. Organ System: Group of organs with common function Example: Digestive System 10.Organism: Complete living unit Characteristics of Life Events inside of the human body which obtain, release. And utilize energy are  parts of metabolism.  Maintenance of Life The human body requires and depend on 5 environmental factors.  Water: Regulation of blood temperature, transportation of substances, most  sufficient substance in the body.  Food: Provide nutrients, energy, and raw material for tissues. 


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