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Surface anatomy

Anatomy: Study of the form and marking of the surface of the body

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The study of structure that can be examined without using a microscope.

Anatomy: Gross (macroscopic) anatomy

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Systemic (systematic) anatomy

Anatomy: The study of specific systems of the body such as the nervous or respiratory system

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Study of a specific region of the body such as the head or chest

Anatomy: Regional anatomy

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Radiographic anatomy

Anatomy: The study of the structures of the body that includes the use of x-rays

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The study of development from the fertilized egg to adult form.

Anatomy: Developmental anatomy

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Embryology

Anatomy: The study of development form the fertilized egg through the 8th week in utero

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Microscopic study of the structure of tissue

Anatomy: Histology

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Cytology

Anatomy: Chemical and microscopic study of the structure of cells

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Study of structural change (from gross to microscopic) associated with disease

Anatomy: Pathological anatomy

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Cell physiology

Physiology: Study of the functions of cell

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The study of functional changes associated with disease and aging

Physiology: Pathophysilology

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Exercise physiology

Physiology: The study of changes in the cells and organ function during muscular activity

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Study of functional characteristics of nerve cells

Physiology: Neurophysiology

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Endocrinology

Physiology: The study of hormones (chemical regulators in the blood) and how they control body functions

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The study of functions of the heart and blood vessels

Physiology: Cardiovascular physiology

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Immunology

Physiology: The study of body defense mechanisms

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The study of functions of the air passageways and lungs

Physiology: Respiratory physiology

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Renal physiology

Study of functions of the kidneys