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A&P CH1 Introduction to Anatomy and Pysiology

TermDefinition
cardiology study of heart and heart diseases
cytology study of structure, function, and abnormalities of cells
dermatology study of the skin and its diseases
endocrinology study of hormones, hormone-secreting glands, and their diseases
epidemiology study of the factors determining the distribution and frequency of health-related conditions occurring within a defined human population
gastroenterology study of stomach and intestines and their diseases
geriatrics branch of medicine dealing with older individuals and their medical problems
gerontology study of the aging process
gynecology study of the female reproductive system and its diseases
hematology study of the blood and blood diseases
histology study of the structure and function of tissues, also called microscopic anatomy
immunology study of the body’s resistance to infectious disease
neonatology study of newborns and the treatment of their disorders
nephrology study of the structure, function, and diseases of the kidneys
neurology study of the nervous system and its disorders
obstetrics branch of medicine dealing with pregnancy and childbirth
oncology study of cancers
ophthalmology study of the eye and eye diseases
orthopedics branch of medicine dealing with the muscular and skeletal systems and their problems
otolaryngology study of the ear, throat, larynx and their diseases
pathology study of the structural and functional changes that disease causes
pediatrics branch of medicine dealing with children and their diseases
pharmacology study of drugs and their uses in the treatment of disease
podiatry study of the care and treatment of feet
psychiatry branch of medicine dealing with the mind and its disorders
radiology study of x-rays and radioactive substances and their uses in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases
toxicology study of poisonous substances and their effect upon body parts
urology branch of medicine dealing with the urinary system apart from the kidneys (nephrology) and male reproductive system, and their diseases
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