bio291 | undergraduate
Anatomy And Physiology II
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The Cardiovascular System â Blood and the Heart
- Describe the composition of blood and its functions.
- Analyze the importance of blood testing and what can be learned through blood analysis.
- Identify the major structural parts of the heart and describe the function attributed to each during systole (contraction) and diastole (relaxation).
The Cardiovascular System â Blood Vessels and Circulation
- Identify the structural characteristics of the vasculature (arteries, veins, and capillaries) in the body.
- Explain the importance of blood pressure in relation to blood flow.
- Recognize factors that contribute to blood flow.
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
- Compare the structure of lymph node to other lymphoid organs.
- Identify innate and adaptive immune defenses.
The Respiratory System
- Identify the respiratory organs and structures.
- Explain the mechanics of breathing, including the significance of lung volumes to the process and of air inhalation to exhalation.
- Compare the differences between internal and external respiration.
The Digestive System
- Identify the digestive organs and their associated functions.
- Analyze the use of enzymes relating to digestion and absorption.
The Urinary System
- Explain the function of the kidneys as a filtration mechanism for the body.
- Describe the physiology of urine formation.
- Identify various factors which regulate renal function.
The Reproductive System
- Identify the structures in the male reproductive system and the hormones that influence development.
- Identify the structures in the female reproductive system and the hormones that influence development.
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