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Chapter 1

Anatomy and Physiology: Organization and General Plan of the Body

Anatomy study of the body Structure
Physiology study of the body functions.
Pathophysiology study of disorders of functions
Chemical(Anatomy) atoms and compounds
Cells smallest living unit
Tissues group of CELLS with similar structure and function
Epithelial Tissue covers or lines body surfaces
Connective Tissue connect and support parts of the body
Muscle Tissue contraction for motility, peristalsis, gland secretion, etc.
Nerve Tissue generate and transmit electrochemical impulses
Organs group of Tissues that work together to perform a specific function
Organ Systems a group of organs that work to perform a function
Organism all body functions contributing to a living being
Metabolism all of the chemical reactions and physical processes that take place in the body
Metabolic Rate speed at which the body produces energy and hear( energy production/time)
Homeostasis remaining mostly stable in an unstable environment
Negative Feedback reversal of a function brought about by monitoring the results of the function
Positive Feedback enhancement of a function(child birth)
Created by: jort7510