Chapter 1: An Introduction toAnatomy and Physiology
•Describes the structures of the body:
–what they are made of –where they are located–associated structures
•Is the study of:
–functionsof anatomical structures–individual and cooperative functions
How are living things organized?
•Atoms:–are the smallest chemical units•Molecules:–are a group of atoms working together•Organelles:–are a group of molecules working together•Cells:–are a group of organelles working together•Tissues:–are a group of similar cells working together•Organs:–are a group of different tissues working together•Organ systems (11):–are a group of organs working together•Organism:–is an individual