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Physiology

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The scientific investigation of the functions of living things

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Anatomy

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The scientific study that investigates the bodys structure

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Major goals of physiology

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Understand how the body maintains conditions with in a narrow range of values

Understand and predict how the body will respond to stimuli and changes

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Normal body conditions

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Temp- 98.5
Heart rate- 72 bpm
Blood pressure- 120/80 mmHg
Urinary output- 1.5L per day

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Cellular physiology

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Studies the processes that occur within individual cells

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Neurophysiology

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Studies processes occurring in the nervous system

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Renal physiology

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Studies kidney function and the process of urine formation

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Cardiovascular physiology

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Studies the functions of blood, the heart, and blood vessels

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Levels of structural organization

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Chemical
Cellular
Tissue
Organ
System
Organism

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