Anatomy & Physiology Website

 Adlai E. Stevenson High School


 Chapter One:  Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology





Chapter 1 Assignment Sheet 
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By the end of this unit the student should be able to:

  1. define anatomy and physiology, and explain how they are related. 
  2. list and describe the major characteristics of life. 
  3. list and describe the major requirements of organisms. 
  4. define homeostatsis, and explain its importance to survival. 
  5. describe a homeostatic mechanism. 
  6. explain biological levels of organization. 
  7. describe the locations of the major body cavities. 
  8. list the organs located in each major body cavity. 
  9. name the major organ systems and list the organ assoicated with each. 
  10. describe the general functions of each organ system. 
  11. properly use the terms that describe relative positions, body sections, and body regions. 

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