Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, 12th Edition (Shier)

Chapter 1: Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

Learning Outcomes

1.1 Introduction
1: Identify some of the early discoveries that led to our understanding of the body.

1.2 Anatomy and Physiology
2: Explain how anatomy and physiology are related.

1.3 Levels of Organization
3: List the levels of organization in the human body and the characteristics of each.

1.4 Characteristics of Life
4: List and describe the major characteristics of life.
5: Give examples of metabolism.

1.5 Maintenance of Life
6: List and describe the major requirements of organisms.
7: Explain the importance of homeostasis to survival.
8: Describe the parts of a homeostatic mechanism and explain how they function together.

1.6 Organization of the Human Body
9: Identify the locations of the major body cavities
10: List the organs located in each major body cavity.
11: Name and identify the locations of the membranes associated with the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities.
12: Name the major organ systems, and list the organs associated with each.
13: Describe the general functions of each organ system.

1.7 Anatomical Terminology
14: Properly use the terms that describe relative positions, body sections, and body regions.

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