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Human Organism

anatomy study of the structure of body parts and their relationships to one another
physiology study of the function of body parts
gross anatomy visible to the naked eye
microscopic anatomy study of structures with the aid of a microscope
microscopic anatomy (cytology) study of the cells of the body
microscopic anatomy (histology) study of the tissues of the body
development anatomy study of structural changes which occur from conception to old age
development anatomy (embryology) study of developmental changes the first 8 weeks of development
systemic anatomy studying the structures of the body system by system
regional anatomy studying the structures of the body region by region
surface anatomy studying the external surface of the body and its relation to deeper structures
anatomic imaging using x-rays, ultrasound, MRI's and other technologies to create pictures of internal structures
Six levels of organization chemical, cell, tissue, organ, organ system, and organism
chemical level composed of atoms and molecules
cell level made up of cells
tissue level groups of similar cells that have a common function; epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous
organ level structure composed of at least 2 types of tissue (usually 4)
organ system level group of organs that have a common function (liver, stomach, intestines, esophagus)
organism level highest level of organization, made up of all the systems
Created by: hharki



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