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Course SummaryExplore bite-sized lessons in this entertaining Biology 202 course to strengthen your comprehension of anatomy and physiology concepts. Self-assessment quizzes and exams ensure you have the knowledge needed to excel in school or the workplace.
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This self-paced course is filled with engaging lessons you can access at your convenience to study nutrient digestion, genetics, heritability and other concepts related to anatomy and physiology. Experts teach the lessons in a fun format that makes it easy to understand the physiology of the cardiovascular system, urinary system, male and female reproductive systems and more. Short quizzes and broader exams ensure you fully comprehend each lesson, chapter and the entire course. Our Dashboard keeps track of your progress and enables you to submit lesson topic questions to our subject-matter experts with ease.
Individuals who can enjoy and benefit most from this course's overview of anatomy and physiology include students, educators and professionals. Students can use the lessons and quizzes to learn anatomy and physiology concepts for the first time or refresh their knowledge while studying for a test or working on an assignment. Educators can share resources in this course during class as supplemental learning materials. Biologists and other professionals in the field can study this course to enhance their performance on the job.
|Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System||Describes the composition of blood, anatomy of the heart and cardiac cycle. Discusses how blood travels through the body, blood coagulation, wound healing and major blood vessels.|
|Physiology of the Cardiovascular System||Teaches about the human circulatory system, regulation of blood pressure, heartbeat and human vascular system. Defines antidiuretic hormone, atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP), pulse pressure and the diaphragm and myocardium.|
|The Lymphatic & Immune System||Discusses the functions of the lymphatic system, lymphatic vessels, lymph fluid and antibodies. Describes the immune system, innate immunity and adaptive immunity.|
|Anatomy & Physiology of the Endocrine System||Explains the structures and functions of the endocrine system, feedback loops in the endocrine system and the functions of important hormones.|
|Anatomy & Physiology of the Respiratory System||Provides descriptions of bronchi, gas transport, how our lungs work and gross anatomy of the airway and lungs. Explains the respiratory surface, carbon dioxide transport in the blood and autonomic breathing.|
|Anatomy & Physiology of the Digestive System||Covers the human digestive system, anatomy of the mouth, throat and esophagus and the physiology of the stomach and gastric juices. Defines and describes the pancreas, gallbladder and liver.|
|Nutrient Digestion & Metabolism||Offers an overview of food processing, digestive enzymes, carbohydrates and lipids and protein digestion. Discusses the small intestine, cellular respiration, energy balance, electron transport chain and regulation of blood glucose.|
|The Urinary System & Fluid Balance||Describes the kidney, renal tubule, nephron and glomerular filtration rate. Provides details about electrolytes in urine and how kidneys regulate acid base balance.|
|Male & Female Reproductive Systems||Teaches about testicular anatomy, male and female reproductive diseases and disorders, the uterus and uterine wall and phases of the ovarian cycle.|
|Genetics & Heritability||Discusses basic genetics, heritable characteristics and diseases and human Mendelian and non-Mendelian traits.|
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