Anatomy 1 – Anatomy and Physiology Flashcard

Anatomy
is the study of the structure and shape of the body and its parts and how they relate to one another.
Physiology
Is the study of how the body and its parts work or function.
anatomy
Measureing an organs shape, size and weight
anatomy
can be studied in dead specimens
often studied in living subjects
physiology
chemistry principles
psysiology
measuring the acid content of the stomach
physiology
principles of physics
physiology
observing the heart in action
physiology
dynamic
physiology
dissection
anatomy
experimentation
physiology
observation
anatomy and physiology
directional terms
anatomy
static
anatomy
Urinary
rids the body of nitrogen-containing wastes
Endocrine
Is affected by the removal of the thyroid gland
Skeletal
Provides support and levers on which the muscular system can act.
Cardiovasular
Includes the heart
Integumentary
Protects underlying organs from drying out and mechanical damage
Lympharic/Immune
Protects the body;destroys bacteria and tumor cells
Digestive
Breaks down food stuffs into small particles that can be absorbed
Respiratory
Removes carbon dioxide from the blood
Cardiovascular
Delivers oxygen and nutrients to the body tissues
Muscular
Moves the limbs; allows facial expression
Urinary
Conserves body water or eliminates excesses
Rreproductive
Provides for conception and child bearing
Endocrine
Controls the body with cdhemicals called hormones
Integumentary
Is damages when you cut your finger or get sunburn
Cardiovascular
Blood vessels, heart
Endocrine
Pancreas, pituitary, adrenal glands
Urinary
Kidneys, bladder, ureters
Reproductive
Testis, vas deferens, urethra
Digestive
Esophagus, large intestine, rectum
Skeletal
Breastbone, vertebral column, skull
Nervous
Brain, nerves, sensory receptors

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