The study of the structure of the human body.
The study of the function of the human body.
Looking at the body's appearance, as in performing a physical examination.
Feeling a structure with the hands, such as a swollen lymph node or feeling a pulse.
Listening to the natural sounds made by the body, such as the heart and lungs.
Tapping on the body while feeling for abnormal resistance and listening to the emitted sounds for signs of abnormalities such as pockets of fluid or air.
The careful cutting and separation of tissues to reveal their relationship.
A dead human body.
The study of more than one species in order to examine the structural similarities and differences and analyze the evolutionary trends.
Opening the body and taking a look inside to see what was wrong and what would be done about it.
Method of viewing the inside of the body without surgery.
Structures that can be seen with the naked eye.
The microscopic examination of tissues for signs of disease.
The study of the structure and function of individual cells.
The study of how different species have solved problems of life such as water balance, respiration, and reproduction.
Established a code of ethics for physicians, the Hippocratic Oath. Urged Physicians to stop attributing disease to the activities of gods and demons and to seek their natural causes.
First wrote about anatomy and physiology, believed that diseases and other natural events could have either supernatural causes (theologi) or natural ones (physiologi,) wrote Of the Parts of Animals, argued that complex structures are built from a smaller variety of simple components.