A&P Test 1

  1. ______: studies the structures of the body part and their relationships to one another.
  2. _____: concerns the functions of the body, how the body works and carry out their life sustaining activities.
  3. _____: the study of large body structures visible to the naked eye.
    (Ex: the heart, lungs, and kidneys)
    Gross/Macroscopic Anatomy
  4. _____: all the structures in a particular region of the body, such as the abdomen or leg
    (Ex: muscles, bones, blood vessels, nerves, etc.)
    Regional Anatomy
  5. _____: body structure studied system by system.
    Systemic Anatomy
  6. _____: the study of internal structures as they relate to the overlying skin surface.
    Surface Anatomy
  7. _____: deals with structures too small to be seen with the naked eye.
    (ex: cytology, histology)
    Microscopic Anatomy
  8. _____:traces structural changes that occur in the body throughout the life span.
    (ex: embryology-developmental changes before birth.)
    Developmental Anatomy
  9. _____: concerns kidney function and urine production.
    Renal Physiology
  10. _____: explains the working nervous system.
  11. _____: examines the operation of the heart and blood vessels.
    Cardiovascular Physiology
  12. Atoms combine to form molecules.
    Chemical Level
  13. Cells are made up of molecules.
    Cellular level
  14. Tissues consist of similar types of cells.
    Tissue Level
  15. Organs are made up of different types of tissues.
    Organ Level
  16. Organ Systems consist of different organs that work together closely.
    Organ System Level
  17. The human organism is made up of many organ systems.
    Organismal Level
  18. This body system forms the external body covering, and protects deeper tissues from injury. Synthesizes vitamin D, and houses cutaneous (pain, pressure, etc.), receptors and sweat and oil glands.
    Integumentary System
  19. This body system protects and supports body organs, and provides a framework the muscles use to cause movement. Blood cells are formed within bones. Bones store minerals.
    Skeletal System
  20. This body system allows manipulation of the environment, locomotion, and facial expression. Maintains posture and produces heat.
    Muscular System
  21. This body system is the fast-acting control system of the body, it responds to internal and external changes by activating appropriate muscles and glands.
    Nervous System
Card Set
A&P Test 1
Chapters 1-6