7 months ago
Feb 11, 2021
Anatomy (cut up, cut open): the study of the structures of an organism.
Branches of anatomy:
A. Gross Anatomy - structures as seen by unaided eye.
B. Developmental Anatomy - study of the anatomy of the developing organism (Embryology -
fertilization to third month of fetus)
C. Histology ("tissues" "to study") -structures that can be seen with the microscope such as cells
D. Systemic Anatomy - study of individual organ system.
E. Regional Anatomy - study of structures in particular area.
F. Pathology ("disease" "to study") - study of changes in structure due to disease/injury.