are branches of Biology
, the study of living organisms
and their environments.
is the study of the form of living organisms
. The form
of an organism
is the structure
(shape and size) of its body and body parts.
is the study of the function
of living organisms
. The function
of the body and its parts determines how an organism
carries out its daily activities.
of each body part determines what type(s) of function
(s) that part can perform.
How would you describe the anatomy
of the human eye? What about the physiology
Some terms that may be used to describe the anatomy
of the eye: round, spherical, fluid-filled, iris, pupil, lens
Some terms that may be used to describe the physiology
of the eye: captures and focuses light, receives visual information, muscles contract to move the eye and adjust vision.
are very commonly used in Anatomy
, and can be used to show anatomical details, describe physiology