Outline for Introduction

 

I. Definitions of Anatomy and Physiology
            A. Anatomy
            B. Physiology

 
II. Levels of Organization
           
A. Atoms
            B. Molecules
            C. Cells

             D. Tissues
           
E. Organs
            F. Organ Systems
            G. Organisms

 III. Homeostasis
            A. Definition
            B. Necessary Components
                        1. Sensor
                        2. Integration center
                        3. Effector
            C. Negative feedback system
                        1. Example: Temperature Regulation
          D. Positive feedback system
                        1. Example: Oxytocin
                        2. Example: fever



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