MCAT Prep: Tutoring Solution

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88 chapters in MCAT Prep: Tutoring Solution

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Lesson 1 - The Evolution of Prokaryotes: Archaebacteria and Eubacteria  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - What is Bacteria? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Bacterial Cell Morphology and Classification: Definition, Shapes & Arrangements  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Bacterial Cytoplasm & Cell Membrane: Structure & Components  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Bacterial Cell Walls: Structure, Function & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Bacterial Structures and Their Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Bacterial Endospores: Definition & Formation  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Bacterial Genome: Structure & Organization  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Bacterial Plasmids: Definition, Function & Uses  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Bacterial Conjugation: Definition & Protocol  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Bacterial Transformation: Definition, Process & Applications  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Bacterial Transduction: Definition, Process & Advantages  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Aerobic Bacterial Metabolism: Definition & Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Anaerobic Bacterial Metabolism: Definition & Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Bacterial Fermentation Process & Products  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Escherichia coli (E. coli) as a Model Organism or Host Cell  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Growth Requirements of E. coli and Auxotrophs  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Do Prokaryotic Cells Have a Nucleus?  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Cell Division in Prokaryotes  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Fluid Mosaic Model of the Cell Membrane  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Passive Transport in Cells: Simple and Facilitated Diffusion & Osmosis  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Active Transport in Cells: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Endocytosis and Exocytosis Across the Cell Membrane  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Structure of the Nucleus: Nucleolus, Nuclear Membrane, and Nuclear Pores  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Ribosome: Structure, Function and Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Endomembrane System: Functions & Components  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Cytoskeleton: Microtubules and Microfilaments  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Mitochondria Structure: Cristae, Matrix and Inner & Outer Membrane  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Cellular Respiration: Energy Transfer in Cells  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Cell Cycle: Definition, Phases & Sequence  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Mitotic Spindle: Definition, Formation & Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Stages of Mitosis: Description & Sequence  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - How a Cell Recognizes an Injury  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Meiosis: Comparison to Mitosis, Crossing Over & Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Meiosis I Stages: Prophase I, Metaphase I, Anaphase I & Telophase I  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Meiosis II: Definition, Stages & Comparison to Meiosis I  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Nondisjunction & Aneuploidy: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Flagellum Bacterial Cell: Function & Definition  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Do Protists Have Cell Walls?  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What Is Cell Differentiation? - Process, Importance & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - An Overview of Cell Communication  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Theories of Aging: Rate-of-Living, Cellular & Programmed-Cell-Death  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Apoptosis in the Cell Cycle & Cancer  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Nervous System Overview: Central & Peripheral  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Types of Neurons: Sensory, Afferent, Motor, Efferent & More  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Sensory Nerves: Types and Functions of Sensors and Receptors  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Sensory Nerves and Receptors of Muscles and Tendons  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Positive and Negative Feedback in the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous System  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Sense of Smell: Olfactory Bulb and the Nose  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Eye and Eyesight: Large Structures  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Receptors of the Back of the Eye: Retina, Rods, Cones & Fovea  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - How Receptors of the Eye Conduct Information via the Optic Nerve  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Sense of Sight: Motion, Nerves and Eye Movements  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Anatomy of the Ear's External Structures  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Ear: Middle Structures and Hearing Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Inner Ear: Sense of Balance and Hearing  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Ear: Hair Cells, Organ of Corti & the Auditory Nerve  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Cranial Nerves of the Face and Mouth: Motion and Sensation Functionality  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Cranial Nerves: The Vagus Nerve and its Functionality  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Human Circulatory System: Parts and Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Anatomy of the Heart: Blood Flow and Parts  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Cardiac Cycle: Phases, Explanation & Terms  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Heartbeat and Heart Contraction Coordination  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Heart Rate, Cardiac Output & Stroke Volume  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Regulation of Heart Rate and Stroke Volume  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Regulation of Blood Pressure: Short Term Regulation & Baroreceptors  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Total Peripheral Resistance & Blood Flow Regulation  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Blood Vessels: Arteries, Capillaries & More  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Capillary Beds: Definition & Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Blood Vessel Layers: Tunica Intima, Tunica Media & Tunica Adventitia  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Major Blood Vessels Between the Heart and Lungs: Pulmonary Trunk, Arteries & Veins  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Major Blood Vessels That Carry Blood Away From the Heart  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Major Blood Vessels: Descending Aorta - Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Major Blood Vessels Leading to the Heart: Superior Vena Cava, Inferior Vena Cava & Coronary Sinus  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Functions of Red Blood Cells, White Blood Cells & Platelets  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Circulatory System IV: Red Blood Cells  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Circulatory System V: Hemoglobin  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Blood Coagulation and Wound Healing  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Rh Blood Group, Rh Factor & Erythroblastosis Fetalis  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Blood Types: ABO System, Red Blood Cell Antigens & Blood Groups  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - What Is the Composition of Blood?  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - What Are the 3 Components of the Circulatory System?  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Major Skeletal Muscle Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Types of Muscle Tissue: Skeletal, Cardiac & Smooth  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Skeletal Muscle Organization: Connective Tissue and Layers  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Neuromuscular Junction: Function, Structure & Physiology  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Skeletal System: Function and Terms  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Joints: Structure and Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Types of Joint Movement & Tissue Structure and Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Bones of the Leg and Foot: Names, Anatomy & Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Bones of the Pelvis: Definition and Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Bones of the Vertebral Column and Ribs: Definition and Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Bones of the Shoulder: Anatomy and Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Bones of the Arm and Hand: Anatomy and Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Major Bones of the Skull: Names and Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Bones of the Face: Names, Function & Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What is Cartilage? - Definition, Types & Function  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Bone Tissue: Functions and Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Anatomy of a Bone: Parts, Marrow & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Bone Growth & Development Factors: Endochondral Ossification  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Ball & Socket Joint: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Male Reproductive System: Accessory Gland Functions  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Testicular Anatomy: Structure, Terms & Diagrams  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Male Reproductive System: External Anatomy  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Spermatogenesis: How the Male Reproductive System Produces Sperm  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Sperm's Journey from the Testes to Urethral Orifice  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The HPG Axis: Hormones of Male Reproduction  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Female Reproductive System: Internal Anatomy  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Uterus and Uterine Wall: Structure and Parts  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - External Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Oogenesis: How the Female Reproductive System Produces Eggs  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Phases of The Ovarian Cycle: Overview from Puberty to Menopause  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - HPG Axis: Hormonal Control of the Ovarian Cycle  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Follicular Phase of the Ovarian Cycle  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Luteal Phase of the Ovarian Cycle  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Female Reproductive Axis: Coordination of the Brain, Ovaries & Uterus  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Uterine Cycle: Secretory Phase  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Uterine Cycle: Proliferative Phase  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Uterine Cycle: Menses  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Uterine Cycle: Phases and Endometrial Changes  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Ovulation to Implantation: Oocyte's Path through Uterine Tubes  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - What is Basal Body Temperature? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - What Is Chorionic Villi? - Sampling & Definition  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - What is Conception? - Definition, Ovulation & Symptoms  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - What Is the Epididymis? - Definition & Function  Take Quiz