Anatomy April The nervous system is one of the most important systems in your body, it allows you to complete any action or movement, and the system can be found in almost any animal. Our nervous system can be broken down into two main parts; the central nervous system with our brain and spinal cord, … Continue reading Anatomy April 3 – The Nervous System – Overview
Anatomy April The skin is the largest organ in our body, it not only protects us from invading pathogens (Viruses, bacteria, etc.) but in changes in temperature and ultraviolet radiation. It maintains the balance of fluids of your body through sweating and synthesizes vitamin D from the sun. It also accounts for about 3-5kg of … Continue reading Anatomy April 2 – Skin
Anatomy April Every cell in your body has a special specialisation that is related to maintaining homeostasis. When groups of cells with the same specialisation or function come together they form a tissue. In other words, the type of cells defines the type of tissue. There are four main types of tissue in the human … Continue reading Anatomy April 1 – Human Tissue
View The Project Anatomy April will be a month to focus on specific systems, functions and parts of the body. But before we begin this adventure into our bodies, we need to understand some key concepts about biology (and some chemistry).