Anatomy Chapter 1

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  1. what is homeostasis?
    A condition of equilibrium in the body's internal environment.
  2. six important life processes
    metabolism, responsiveness, movement, growth, differentiation, reproduction
  3. levels of organization
    atomic, molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, system, organism
  4. what is pathology
    the study of anatomical changes due to disease
  5. what is cytology
    like histology, uses a microscope, but restricts the study to individual cellular stuctures
  6. what is histology
    the study if tissues
  7. what is physiology
    the science of body functions
  8. what is anatomy?
    study of body structure
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Anatomy Chapter 1
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