Terminology

  • Anatomy = the study of the shape, structure and relationship of parts of living things (source)
  • Physiology = the study of functions and activities of life forms (at the organ or cellular level) (source)
  • Biomechanics = as it relates to people, biomechanics often refers to the study of how the skeletal and musculature systems work under different conditions (source)

Terminology related to each topic is contained within the specific sections: Nervous System, Respiratory Anatomy, Musculoskeletal System and so on.