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The science of body structures and the relationships among them.

Anatomy

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The careful cutting apart of body structures to study their relationships.

Dissection

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The science of body functions--how the body parts work.

Physiology

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The smallest units of matter that participate in chemical reactions

Atoms

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The first level in the structural organization in the human body

Chemical level

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The second level in structural organization in the human body

Cellular level

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The third level in structural organization in the human body

Tissue level

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The fourth level in structural organization in the human body

Organ level

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The fifth level in structural organization in the human body

System level

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The sixth level in structural organization in the human body

Organismal level

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This level of structural organization in the human body includes: atoms and molecules

Chemical level, the 1st level of structural organization in the human body

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This level of structural organization in the human body includes: cells

Cellular level, the 2nd level of structural organization in the human body

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This level of structural organization in the human body includes: tissues

Tissue level, the 3rd level of structural organization in the human body

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This level of structural organization in the human body includes: organs

Organ level, the 4th level of structural organization in the human body

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This level of structural organization in the human body includes: related organs with a common function

System level, the 5th level of structural organization in the human body

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This level of structural organization in the human body includes: all the parts of the human body functioning together

Organismal level, the 6th level of structural organization in the human body

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The basic structural and functional units of an organism that are composed of chemicals

Cells

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Groups of cells and the materials surrounding them that work together to perform a particular function

Tissues

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This type of tissue covers body surfaces, lines hollow organs and cavities, and forms glands

Epithelial tissue

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This type of tissue connects, supports, and protects body organs while distributing blood vessels to other tissues

Connective tissue

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This type of tissue contracts to make body parts move and generates heat

Muscular tissue

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This type of tissue carries information from one part of the body to another through nerve impulses

Nervous tissue

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Structures that are composed of two or more different types of tissues; they have specific functions and recognizable shapes

Organs

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A type of muscular tissue that contracts to churn and mix food and then push it into the next digestive organ, the small intestine

Smooth muscle tissue

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The innermost lining of the stomach that produces fluid and chemicals responsible for digestion in the stomach

Epithelial tissue layer

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Consists of related organs with a a common function

System

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Any living individual

Organism

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Diagnostic technique that does not involve insertion of an instrument or device through the skin or a body opening

Noninvasive diagnostic technique

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A noninvasive diagnostic technique in which the examiner observes the body for any changes that deviate from normal

Inspection

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A noninvasive diagnostic technique in which the examiner feels the body surfaces with hands

Palpation