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Chapter 1 Questions

Distinguish between anatomy and physiology anatomy examines the structures of body parts....physiology examines the functions of body parts
Describe the relationship between the following pairs: molecules and cells, tissues and organs, organs and organ systems they make up each other
Which characteristics of life can you identify in yourself? all of them
Compare your own needs for survival with the requirements of organisms
Describe a general physiological control system, including the role of negative feedback blood pressure
Explain the control of body temperature receptors in the body pick up whether your body is too warm or too cold and your brain starts to constrict or dilate your blood vessels
Explain the difference between the axial and appendicular portions of the body the axial portion houses the head, neck, and trunk. the appendicular portion houses the upper and lower limbs
Identify the cavities within the axial portion of the body cranial cavity and vertebral canal
List the cavities of the head and the contents of each cavity oral, nasal, orbital, and middle ear
Name the body cavity that houses the stomach abdominal
Name the body cavity that houses the heart thoracic
Name the body cavity that houses the brain cranial
Name the body cavity that houses the liver abdominal
Name the body cavity that houses the trachea thoracic
Name the body cavity that houses the rectum pelvic
Name the body cavity that houses the spinal cord vertebral canal
Name the body cavity that houses the esophagus thoracic
Name the body cavity that houses the spleen abdominal
Name the body cavity that houses the urinary bladder pelvic
Distinguish between a parietal and visceral membrane parietal is the wall not against the organ, visceral is against organ
Describe the general contribution of each of the organ systems to maintaining homeostasis skeletal and muscular-support and movement, Nervous and endocrine- integration and coordination, Cardiovascular and Lymphatic-transport, digestive/respiratory/urinary- absorption and secretion, integumentary-body covering, reproductive-reproduction
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