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Bio 168 chpts 1-3A

Exam 1

What is anatomy? The study of the structure of the body, how things are put together.
What is physiology? The study of the function of the body
What are the different topics of anatomy? Gross/macroscopic anatomy, regional anatomy, systemic anatomy, microscopic anatomy, developmental anatomy,
What are the different topics of physiology? renal physiology/ neurophysiology/ cardiovascular physiology
What is the principle of complementary? What a structure can do depends on its specific form; how well things work together.
Why study A and P together? Examples Function always reflects structure. Brain=neuron "plasticity" new connections can be form between nearby neurons, learning new pathways
What are the 6 levels of organization of A & P? chemical/ cellular/ tissue/ organ/ organ system/ organismal
List the 11 body systems and an overall function for each. Integumentary- protection barrier/ Skeletal- shape, framework/ Muscular- movement/ Nervous- rapid communication/ Endocrine- slower communication, growth/ Cardiovascular- transport
List the 11 body systems and an overall function for each. (continued) Lymphatic- Immunity/ Respiratory- gas exchange/ Digestive- obtain nutrients/ Urinary- elimination excrete fluid waste/ reproductive- new off spring
What are the 8 characteristics of living things? Maintain boundaries/ metabolism/ growth/ Respond to stimuli/ reproduction/ digestion/ excretion/ movement
What are the 5 external enviromental requirments to sustain life? oxygen, nutrients, water, normal body temperature, appropriate atmospheric pressure, air pressure
What is homeostasis ability to maintain relatively stable internal conditions even though the outside world changes continuously
What does feedback control do
Created by: jlsumler071



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