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Our Biology 201L: Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab course is designed to make these concepts easy to understand and follow. Each of the expertly crafted chapters and lessons covers important topics like anatomy and physiology, cellular genetics, the axial skeleton, the joints in the human body and more. Because this course is self paced, you can work through the entire course or just pick the subjects that you know you need to study. We've included multiple-choice lesson quizzes, chapter tests, and a course exam to help you assess your knowledge. Feel free to go back and review any of the material that might need more work. Or reach out to one of our experts through the Dashboard with any questions that you have. Any mobile device or computer with an internet connection can be used to review this course.
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|Anatomy & Physiology Concepts||Covers human body organ systems, biological feedback mechanisms, anatomical terminology, and the uses of medical imaging|
|Chemistry for Human Anatomy & Physiology||Details the concepts of molarity, ions and isotopes; solubility; how pH is calculated; examples of buffer systems in the human body; and the role of enzymes in biological reactions|
|Components of the Cell||Discusses the characteristics of the cell membrane, the function of cytoplasm, the composition of the cytoskeleton, and the processes of endocytosis and exocytosis|
|Overview of Cellular Genetics||Explains upregulation and downregulation in gene expression, translation in protein formation, the stages of the cell cycle, and chromosomal disorders|
|The Tissue Level of Organization||Identifies the functions of the major tissue types, stimuli response in nervous tissue, aging and mutation of tissues, and how the body responds to tissue injury|
|Introduction to the Integumentary System||Outlines the role the kin plays in immunity, as well as the composition of the dermis, the vascularity of the hypodermis, and diseases of the skin|
|Bone Tissue & the Skeletal System||Describes types of bone cells, both the axial and appendicular skeleton, the structure of compact and spongy bone, the repair of bone fractures, and the hormones needed for bone health|
|The Axial Skeleton||Explores the cranial and facial bones of the skull, the regions of the vertebral column, the bones in the thoracic cage. and the embryonic development of the axial skeleton|
|The Appendicular Skeleton||Outlines the function of the pectoral girdle, the division in the upper limb and lower limb, and the bones in the pelvis|
|Joints in the Human Body||Identifies the classification of the joints, the types of fibrous and cartilaginous joints, the structure of the synovial joints, and the processes of joint and bone development|
|Muscles & Muscle Tissue||Covers the layers of muscle, the structures of muscle fiber, different types of skeletal muscle fibers, homeostasis as it relates to muscles and how muscle tissue is regenerated|
|Introduction to The Muscular System||Explains the characteristics of skeletal muscles, the axial muscles of the head, back and neck, the structure of the abdominal wall muscles, and how aging and different disorders impact the muscular system|
|Organization of the Nervous System||Details the function of the nervous system, how neurons communicate, potential in post-synaptic cells, and the function and processes of the myelin|
|Structures & Functions of the Nervous System||Describes the sections of the brain, the function of the peripheral nervous system, motor response functions of the nervous system, and the difference between the somatic and autonomic nervous systems|
|Senses & Reflexes in the Nervous System||Explores image detection in the eye, the structures of the nose and tongue, receptors for touch and cutaneous sensations, and the importance of the reflex arc|
|The Endocrine System||Discusses the classification of hormones, the structure of thyroid glands, the location of the pineal and adrenal glands, the hormones created by the pancreas, and how aging affects the endocrine system|
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