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introduction into the human body

introduces the human body asnd the terminology that is involve with it.
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anatomy
the study of the structure of the body
physiology
study of how the body functions
gross anatomy
the study of the structural features of the body without a microscope
cytology
The study of cells
histology
The study of tissues
homeostasis
the maintenance of a constant internal enviorment.
autoregulation
changes in activity that maintane homeostasis in direct response to changes in the local enviorment.
extrinsic regulation
results from the activities of the nervous or endocrine system.
supine
lying face up. with palms facing anteriorly
prone
lying face down, with the palms facing the floor
mediastinum
a median septum of partition between two parts of an organ or paired cavities of the body