Copyright

Human Physiology Study Guide

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 151
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
  • New lessons are still being added
  • Watch a preview:

    The Atom
    chapter 1 / lesson 1
    The Atom

  • Human Physiology Study Guide Practice Test

Course Summary

Enhance your understanding of human physiology by referring to brief video lessons that provide expert instruction, examples and illustrations. This study guide can help you prepare for class exams, support your understanding of class discussions or help you complete a homework assignment.
Create an account
to start this course today
Try it risk-free for 30 days
Create an account
Try it risk-free for 30 days

12 chapters in Human Physiology Study Guide

Course Practice Test

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(2, 12)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Biochemical Reactions: Synthesis and Decomposition  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Function of Enzymes: Substrate, Active Site & Activation Energy  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Coenzymes, Cofactors & Prosthetic Groups: Function and Interactions  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Enzymatic Reactions: Inhibition and Regulation  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Redox Reactions & Electron Carriers in Cellular Respiration: Definitions and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Cellular Respiration: Energy Transfer in Cells  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Glycolysis Pathway: Steps, Products & Importance  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Lactic Acid & Alcoholic Fermentation: Comparison, Contrast & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Citric Acid (Krebs) Cycle: Products and Steps  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Electron Transport Chain: Products and Steps  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Atrial Natriuretic Peptide (ANP): Definition, Role & Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What is Autophosphorylation?  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - What is Auxotrophy?  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - What is a Ligand in Cell Biology?  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What is Bioaccumulation? - Definition, Causes & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - What is the Difference Between Bioaccumulation & Biomagnification?  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - What is Biomagnification? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - What Does Biuret Test For? - Method & Equation  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Aspartate Transaminase (AST): Definition, Function & Structure  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - What is the Binding Constant?  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What is the Dissociation Constant?  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - What is Bradykinin? - Definition, Structure & Formation  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Bradykinin: Function, Effects & Inhibitors  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Cross-Linked Enzyme Aggregates: Immobilization & Applications  Take Quiz
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(3, 12)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Structure of the Nucleus: Nucleolus, Nuclear Membrane, and Nuclear Pores  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Ribosome: Structure, Function and Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Endomembrane System: Functions & Components  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Cytoskeleton: Microtubules and Microfilaments  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Mitochondria Structure: Cristae, Matrix and Inner & Outer Membrane  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - How a Phospholipid Bilayer Is Both Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Fluid Mosaic Model of the Cell Membrane  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Passive Transport in Cells: Simple and Facilitated Diffusion & Osmosis  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Active Transport in Cells: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Endocytosis and Exocytosis Across the Cell Membrane  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Multicellular Organisms, Tissues and Epithelium  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Human Skin: Layers, Function & Structure  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - What Is Epithelial Tissue? - Function, Types & Structure  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Anatomical Directional Terminology: Anterior, Posterior and More  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Anatomical Directional Terminology: Limbs, Hands & Feet  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Anatomical Directional Terminology: Lateral, Medial & More  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Planes of the Human Body: Definition, Anatomy & Diagram  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Serous Membrane: Definition & Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Adrenergic Receptors: Alpha & Beta  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Buccal Cavity: Definition, Structure & Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What is Comparative Anatomy? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Practice Tests in this course
Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test. Once you take the test, you will receive a detailed exam report complete with your personal statistics and even specific lessons to focus on! Take the practice test now
Your detailed study guide will include:
  • Answers and detailed explanations to each question
  • Video lessons to explain complicated concepts
Course Practice Test
More practice by chapter
See practice tests for:
Support