bio290 | undergraduate
Anatomy And Physiology I
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Nervous Tissue, the Central Nervous System and the Peripheral Nervous System
- Describe how sensory receptors and motor endings constitute the peripheral nervous system.
- Identify the main components and divisions in the Nervous System.
- Describe a function relating to each specific cell type.
- Explain the various functional parts of the CNS and PNS.
The Autonomic Nervous System and the Special Senses
- Explain how the autonomic nervous system interacts with the peripheral nervous system to create a homeostatic balance.
- Describe the special senses’ roles in the nervous system.
- Identify the mechanisms of action for lipid-soluble and non-lipid soluble hormones.
- Describe the organs of the endocrine system and their functions on the body.
Orientation, Chemistry and Cells
- Identify the basic organization of the human body.
- Describe what a body needs to maintain life.
- Describe the various types of chemical bonds in organic and inorganic compounds.
- Summarize the structure of a cell and the various functions of each organelle.
Tissue and Integumentary System
- Differentiate between the four tissue types and their related functions.
- Identify the parts of the integumentary system, including their functions and development.
Skeletal System, Skeleton and Joints
- Describe bone composition, functions, structure, and development in terms of maintaining overall body homeostasis.
- Identify the components of the axial and appendicular skeleton.
- Explain the purpose and classification of joints and their function in maintaining the skeletal system.
Muscle, Muscle Tissue and the Muscular System
- Describe the three muscle types.
- Illustrate how stimulation results in contraction.
- Summarize the roles of skeletal muscle and muscle mechanics.
- Identify major skeletal muscles of the body.
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