anatomy ch1

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  1. chemical
    • the smallest units of matter that participate in chemical reactions, and
    • molecules, two or more atoms joined together
  2. —Cells
    basic structural and functional units of an organism
  3. Tissue
    • groups of similarly specialized cells and the substances surrounding them that usually
    • arise from a common ancestor and perform certain special functions
  4. Organs
    • structures of definite form that are composed
    • of two or more different tissues and have specific functions
  5. systems
    related organs that have a common function
  6. organism
    • a collection of structurally and functionally integrated systems; any living
    • individual
  7. —Gross anatomy

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    —Large structures
  8. —Microscopic Anatomy
    —Very small

    structures
  9. Homeostasis
    maintenance of a stable internal environment

    • —A dynamic state of
    • equilibrium

    • —Homeostasis is necessary for normal body functioning and
    • to sustain life

    —Homeostatic imbalance

    • —A disturbance in
    • homeostasis resulting in disease

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