bio290 | undergraduate
Anatomy And Physiology I
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Orientation, Chemistry and Cells
- Summarize the structure and function of cellular organelles.
- Identify the basic structural organization of the human body.
- Describe the various types of chemical bonds in organic and inorganic compounds.
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.
- Describe various diseases and disorders that may affect the integumentary system.
Skeletal Tissue, Axial and Appendicular Skeleton and Joints
- Describe bone composition, functions, structure and development in terms of maintaining overall body homeostasis.
- Identify the bones and bony structures of the axial skeleton.
- Identify the bones and bony structures of the appendicular skeleton.
- Explain the classification of joints and their function in maintaining the skeletal system.
Muscle, Muscle Tissue and the Muscular System
- Explain the structural differences among the three types of muscular tissue.
- Compare the functions and special properties of the three types of muscular tissue.
- Describe the relationship between bones and skeletal muscles in producing body movements.
Nervous Tissue, the Central Nervous System and the Peripheral Nervous System
- Identify the various functions, structures and cell types of the Central Nervous System, (CNS) and Peripheral Nervous System, (PNS).
- Identify the structures and features of the spinal cord.
- Examine the major regions and structures of the brain.
The Autonomic Nervous System and the Sensory, Motor and Integrative Systems
- Determine the neurotransmitters used at pre- and post- ganglionic synapses in the autonomic nervous system.
- Describe the major sensory and motor neural pathways.
The Special Senses & The Endocrine System
- Describe the roles of the specials senses in the nervous system.
- Determine 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.
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