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Glossary of HHP Anatomy and Physiology

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The branch of science that deals with the stucture of body parts

(morphology)
Anatomy
The brand that deals with the functions of body parts.
Physiology
The acquistion of food and utilization of its energy, plus excretion, constitute
metabolism
to hang something - pertaining to the limbs
append-
cardi -
heart
pericardium
membrane that surrounds the heart
cran-
helmet, skull
dors
back
homeo
same
-logy
study
meta-
change
pariet-
wall
parietal membrane
Membrane that lines the wall of a cavity
peri-
around
pericardial membrane
membrane that surrounds the heart
pleur-
rib
pleural membrane
membrane that encloses the lungs and lines the thoracic cavity
-stasis
standing still
homeostatsis
Maintenance of a stabel internal environment
-tomy
cutting

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