Anatomy & Physiology I

Updated March 15, 2023

Course Summary

Anatomy & Physiology I is a comprehensive online course that covers major concepts in anatomy and physiology. Work through the course's short lessons and quizzes at any time to supplement your science textbooks, catch up in a class or study for an upcoming exam.

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Basic Structures & Functions of the Human Body

Anatomy & Physiology I 88K views 8 min

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13 hours of educational videos

122 self-paced lessons

13 practice tests

Expert Contributor: Angela Hartsock

Angela has taught college microbiology and anatomy & physiology, has a doctoral degree in microbiology, and has worked as a post-doctoral research scholar for Pittsburgh’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

12 chapters in Anatomy & Physiology I

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What are Atoms & Molecules? - Definition & Differences Video  Take Quiz
Isotopes and Average Atomic Mass Video  Take Quiz
Biochemical Reactions: Synthesis and Decomposition Video  Take Quiz
Function of Enzymes: Substrate, Active Site & Activation Energy Video  Take Quiz
Enzymatic Reactions: Inhibition and Regulation Video  Take Quiz
Properties of Water Video  Take Quiz
Introduction to Organic Molecules I: Functional Groups Video  Take Quiz
Structure and Function of Carbohydrates Video  Take Quiz
Lactose Intolerance and the Major Disaccharides: Definition, Structure & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Structure and Function of Lipids Video  Take Quiz
Steroids: Structure & Function Video  Take Quiz
Proteins I: Structure and Function Video  Take Quiz
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Cellular Respiration: Energy Transfer in Cells Video  Take Quiz
Glycolysis Pathway: Steps, Products & Importance Video  Take Quiz
The Citric Acid (Krebs) Cycle: Products and Steps Video  Take Quiz
The Electron Transport Chain: Products and Steps Video  Take Quiz
The Cell: Structure & Function Video  Take Quiz
Plasma Membrane of a Cell: Definition, Function & Structure Video  Take Quiz
What is Cytoplasm? - Definition & Functions Video  Take Quiz
How a Phospholipid Bilayer Is Both Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Video  Take Quiz
The Fluid Mosaic Model of the Cell Membrane Video  Take Quiz
Cell Nucleus: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Protein Synthesis in Cells: Process & Importance Video  Take Quiz
Osmosis, Diffusion and Saturation Video  Take Quiz
Passive Transport in Cells: Simple and Facilitated Diffusion & Osmosis Video  Take Quiz
Active Transport in Cells: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Endocytosis and Exocytosis Across the Cell Membrane Video  Take Quiz
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The Structure of the Skin Video  Take Quiz
What is the Function of the Integumentary System? Video  Take Quiz
Human Skin: Layers, Function & Structure Video  Take Quiz
What Are Skin Cells? - Functions, Types & Facts Video  Take Quiz
The Integumentary System: The Dermal Layer Video  Take Quiz
The Integumentary System: The Epidermal Layer Video  Take Quiz
The Integumentary System Accessory Structures: Hair Video  Take Quiz
The Integumentary System Accessory Structures: Glands Video  Take Quiz
The Integumentary System Accessory Structures: Nails Video  Take Quiz
Skin Pathologies: Inflammatory & Allergic Eruptions Video  Take Quiz
Infectious Skin Conditions & Treatments: Medical Terms Video  Take Quiz
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Anatomy of a Bone: Parts, Marrow & Types Video  Take Quiz
Bone Tissue: Functions and Types Video  Take Quiz
Bone Growth & Development Factors: Endochondral Ossification Video  Take Quiz
Major Bones of the Skull: Names and Location Video  Take Quiz
Bones of the Face: Names, Function & Location Video  Take Quiz
Bones of the Vertebral Column and Ribs: Definition and Function Video  Take Quiz
Bones of the Arm and Hand: Anatomy and Functions Video  Take Quiz
Bones of the Shoulder: Anatomy and Functions Video  Take Quiz
Bones of the Leg and Foot: Names, Anatomy & Functions Video  Take Quiz
Bones of the Pelvis: Definition and Function Video  Take Quiz
Joints: Structure and Functions Video  Take Quiz
Types of Joint Movement & Tissue Structure and Function Video  Take Quiz
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Major Skeletal Muscle Functions Video  Take Quiz
Skeletal Muscle Organization: Connective Tissue and Layers Video  Take Quiz
The Sarcomere and Sliding Filaments in Muscular Contraction: Definition and Structures Video  Take Quiz
Muscular Contraction: Cross-Bridge Formation Video  Take Quiz
Excitation-Contraction Coupling & Muscular Contraction Regulation Video  Take Quiz
The Neuromuscular Junction: Function, Structure & Physiology Video  Take Quiz
Length-Tension Relationship in Skeletal Muscle Video  Take Quiz
Muscle Twitch, Wave Summation & Muscle Tension Video  Take Quiz
How Motor Unit Summation Develops Muscle Tension Video  Take Quiz
Isometric and Isotonic Contraction: Definition and Examples Video  Take Quiz
Muscle Metabolism: Synthesis of ATP Video  Take Quiz
How Muscle Levers Affect Muscle Efficiency Video  Take Quiz
How Muscular Contraction Causes Articulation: Definition & Types Video  Take Quiz
Muscle Origin and Insertion: Definition and Actions Video  Take Quiz
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Nervous System Overview: Central & Peripheral Video  Take Quiz
Functions of the Nervous System Video  Take Quiz
The Structure and Function of Neurons Video  Take Quiz
Types of Neurons: Sensory, Afferent, Motor, Efferent & More Video  Take Quiz
The Myelin Sheath, Schwann Cells & Nodes of Ranvier Video  Take Quiz
Neuroglia: Function & Definition Video  Take Quiz
Sensory Nerves and Receptors of Muscles and Tendons Video  Take Quiz
Cranial Nerves of the Face and Mouth: Motion and Sensation Functionality Video  Take Quiz
Cranial Nerves: The Vagus Nerve and its Functionality Video  Take Quiz
Spinal Cord Structure, Function & Terminology Video  Take Quiz
Reflex Arc: Definition, Components & Functions Video  Take Quiz
Parts of the Brain Video  Take Quiz
Somatic Sensory Pathways Video  Take Quiz
The Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems Video  Take Quiz
Positive and Negative Feedback in the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous System Video  Take Quiz
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Intro to Sensation and Perception Video  Take Quiz
The Sense of Smell: Olfactory Bulb and the Nose Video  Take Quiz
Impact of Taste Buds, Nerves & Smell on Taste Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Anatomy of the Ear's External Structures Video  Take Quiz
The Ear: Middle Structures and Hearing Functions Video  Take Quiz
The Inner Ear: Sense of Balance and Hearing Video  Take Quiz
The Ear: Hair Cells, Organ of Corti & the Auditory Nerve Video  Take Quiz
The Eye and Eyesight: Large Structures Video  Take Quiz
Receptors of the Back of the Eye: Retina, Rods, Cones & Fovea Video  Take Quiz
How Receptors of the Eye Conduct Information via the Optic Nerve Video  Take Quiz
The Sense of Sight: Motion, Nerves and Eye Movements Video  Take Quiz

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