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1: An Introduction to the Human Body

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    Chapter Overview

    This chapter begins with an overview of anatomy and physiology and a preview of the body regions and functions. It then covers the characteristics of life and how the body works to maintain stable conditions. It introduces a set of standard terms for body structures and for planes and positions in the body that will serve as a foundation for more comprehensive information covered later in the text. It ends with examples of medical imaging used to see inside the living body.


    This page titled 1: An Introduction to the Human Body is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Simantini Karve.

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