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tissues groups of cells similar in structure that perform common or related function histology study of tissues Four basic tissue types: epithelial, connective, muscle, nervous Fixed: tissue is preserved Sectioned tissue is cut into slices Read more…

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anatomy studies the structure of the body Physiology studies the function of the body parts atom, molecule,organelle,cell,tissue,organ,organ system, organism The organization of an organism cells smallest unit of living things tissues a group of similar Read more…

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Levels of organization 1.Atomic (atoms/elements/ions) 2.Molecular (h2o/glucose/DNA) 3. Organelles (little organs/mitochondria) 4.Cellular (muscle cells/neurons) 5. Tissues (muscle tissue/nervous tissue) 6.Organ (heart,kidney,brain) 7.Organ system (digestive system) 8.Organism (us) What makes something alive? Maintaining boundaries, movement, responsiveness, Read more…

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tissues groups of cells similar in structure that perform common or related function histology study of tissues Four basic tissue types: epithelial, connective, muscle, nervous Fixed: tissue is preserved Sectioned tissue is cut into slices Read more…

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Superior Above Inferior Below Anterior, ventral In front of Posterior, dorsal Behind Medial Toward middle of body Lateral Away from middle of body Ipsilateral Same side Contralateral Opposite side Proximal Closer to trunk or some Read more…