Lecture 1; Organization Of the Human Body
|Anatomy||Investigating the bodies Structure|
|Physiology||Scientific investigation of the Processes or Functions of Living things|
|Hierarchical/ Hierarchy||a Nested Grouping (small groups are placed in successful large groups)|
|Levels of Complexity|| Chemical Level- Atoms & Molecules|
Cellular Level- almost all living things contain cells
Tissue Level- Types; Connective, epithelial, muscle, nervous
Organ Level- Tissues are organized into Organs (muscles are organs too)
Organ System Level- all organs are themselves organized into another level "system"
|Integumentary System||The skin Regulates body temperature and protects inner organs|
|Skeleton System|| |
The Bones that support our body
|Muscular System||The muscles of the body that produce movement|
|Nervous System||The body system of nervous tissues--organized into the brain,spinal courd, and nerves--that send and receive messages and integreate the body's activities.|
|Cardiovascular System||The transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxygen and nutrients to the body and carrying away carbon dioxide and other wastes; composed of the heart, blood vessels, and blood.|
|Respiratory System||organ system that exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide (trachea, lungs, bronchi, alveoli)|
|Digestive System|| |
organ System consisting of the stomach, Small and Large intestine, Liver and Rectum... Breaks down food
|Urinary System||consisting of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra, removes wastes from the blood and helps to maintain water and electrolyte balance|
|Reproductive System||system of organs involved in producing offspring|
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