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  1. What is the basic and most simple form of life?
    The Cell
  2. List the levels of life in order.
    • Chemical Level
    • Atom
    • Molecules
    • Organelle
    • Cellular Level
    • Smooth Muscle Cell
    • Tissue Level
    • Smooth muscle tissue
    • Organs Level
    • Blood Vessels
    • Oragan System Level
    • Cardiovascular System
    • Organism Level
    • Human Organism
  3. Define Anatomy and Physiology
    Anatomy is the study of the structure of body parts and their relationships to one another.

    Physiology is the study of the functions of the body, how the body parts work and carry out their life-sustaining activities.
  4. Macroscopic Anatomy(Gross)
    This is the study of large body structures visible to te naked eye. Examples are the Heart, Lungs, and kidneys.
  5. Regional Anatomy
    All the structures in a particular region of the body such as the abdomen or leg, are examined at the same time.
  6. Systemic Anatomy
    Body Structure is studied system by system.
  7. Microscopic Anatomy
    -Cytology
    -Histology
    Microscopic Anatomy- it is the study of the structures that are too small to be seen with the naked eye.

    • -Cytology-Looks at the cells of the body.
    • -Histology-Looks at the tissues of the body.
  8. Developmental Anatomy
    -Embryology
    Developmental Anatomy-looks at the structural changes that occur in the body throughout the life span.

    -Embryology-concerns with developmental changes that occur before birth.
  9. Renal Physiology
    Concerns of the kidney's function and urine production.
  10. Neurophysiology
    It is the workings of the nervous systems.
  11. Cardiovascular Physiology
    It looks at the functions of the hearts and blood vessels.

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