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Anatomy Basics

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Anatomy
study of body structure
Physiology
the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
Intracellular fluid
the fluid held at any given time within the walls of the body's cells
Extracellular fluid
liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid
interstitial fluid
liquid found between the cells of the body that provides much of the liquid environment of the body
plasma
colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended
homeostasis
process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable internal environment