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A & P I - Organization of the Human Body
Terms in this set (18)
The study of the first eight weeks of development after fertilization of a human egg
the study of cellular structure and function
cellular biology or cytology
the study of the microscopic structure of tissues
The study of structures that can be examined without a microscope.
The solvent in fluid compartments of the human body
The breakdown of complex chemical substances into simpler components
the building up of complex chemical substances from smaller, simpler components
What 2 control systems within the body use regulating mechanisms to maintain homeostasis?
Nervous system and endocrine system
What are the components of the feedback system?
receptor, control center, effector
This feedback system reverses change controlled condition
This feedback system strengthens or reinforces a change in one of the body's controlled conditions
any abnormality of structure or function and can be result of homeostatic imbalance
A specific term for illness characterized by recognizable signs and symptoms. Can be result of homeostatic imbalance. Can be local or systemic.
swelling, rash, fever, high blood pressure, paralysis are examples of:
Headache, nausea, anxiety are examples of:
dorsal body cavity contains
cranial cavity and vertebral cavity
Ventral body cavity comprises
thoracic cavity and abdominopelvic cavity
This cavity is separated into lateral pleural cavities and the mediastinum that encloses the pericardial cavity
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