Anatomy And Physiology And Describe Their Subdivisions
1) Define anatomy and physiology and describe their subdivisions.
- Anatomy studies the structure of body parts and their relationships to one another. Body structures can be seen, felt, and examined closely.
- Gross, or macroscopic, anatomy: Study of large body structures visible to the naked eye, such as the heart, lungs and kidneys.
- Regional anatomy, all the structures (muscles, bones, blood vessels, nerves, etc.) in a particular region of the body, such as the abdomen or leg, are examined