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The Anatomy & Physiology course contains 197 self-grading microlearning lessons that work instantly inside your Learning Management System (LMS).

Anatomy & Physiology is a dynamic offering for a two-semester human anatomy and physiology course for life science and health students. The course is organized by body system and covers standard scope and sequence requirements. The clear text, illustrations and learning tools address the critical teaching and learning challenges in this subject. The Anatomy & Physiology course also features surgical videos, histology, and interactive diagrams and will enhance students’ understanding of concepts through clear and effective illustrations and photographs.

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  • Overview of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Structural Organization of the Human Body
  • Functions of Human Life
  • Requirements for Human Life
  • Homeostasis
  • Anatomical Terminology  ← TRY ONE!
  • Medical Imaging
  • Final Assessment
  • Elements and Atoms: The Building Blocks of Matter
  • Chemical Bonds
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Inorganic Compounds Essential to Human Functioning
  • Organic Compounds Essential to Human Functioning
  • Final Assessment
  • The Cell Membrane
  • The Cytoplasm and Cellular Organelles
  • The Nucleus and DNA Replication
  • Protein Synthesis
  • Cell Growth and Division
  • Cellular Differentiation
  • Final Assessment
  • Types of Tissues
  • Epithelial Tissue
  • Connective Tissue Supports and Protects
  • Muscle Tissue and Motion
  • Nervous Tissue Mediates Perception and Response
  • Tissue Injury and Aging
  • Final Assessment
  • Layers of the Skin
  • Accessory Structures of the Skin
  • Functions of the Integumentary System
  • Diseases, Disorders, and Injuries of the Integumentary System
  • Final Assessment
  • The Functions of the Skeletal System
  • Bone Classification
  • Bone Structure
  • Bone Formation and Development
  • Fractures: Bone Repair
  • Exercise, Nutrition, Hormones, and Bone Tissue
  • Calcium Homeostasis: Interactions of the Skeletal System and Other Organ Systems
  • Final Assessment
  • Divisions of the Skeletal System
  • The Skull
  • The Vertebral Column
  • The Thoracic Cage
  • Embryonic Development of the Axial Skeleton
  • Final Assessment
  • The Pectoral Girdle
  • Bones of the Upper Limb
  • The Pelvic Girdle and Pelvis
  • Bones of the Lower Limb
  • Development of the Appendicular Skeleton
  • Final Assessment
  • Classification of Joints
  • Fibrous Joints
  • Cartilaginous Joints
  • Synovial Joints
  • Types of Body Movements
  • Anatomy of Selected Synovial Joints
  • Development of Joints
  • Final Assessment
  • Overview of Muscle Tissues
  • Skeletal Muscle
  • Muscle Fiber Contraction and Relaxation
  • Nervous System Control of Muscle Tension
  • Types of Muscle Fibers
  • Exercise and Muscle Performance
  • Cardiac Muscle Tissue
  • Smooth Muscle
  • Development and Regeneration of Muscle Tissue
  • Final Assessment
  • Interactions of Skeletal Muscles, Their Fascicle Arrangement, and Their Lever Systems
  • Naming Skeletal Muscles
  • Axial Muscles of the Head, Neck, and Back
  • Axial Muscles of the Abdominal Wall and Thorax
  • Muscles of the Pectoral Girdle and Upper Limbs
  • Appendicular Muscles of the Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limbs
  • Final Assessment
  • Basic Structure and Function of the Nervous System
  • Nervous Tissue
  • The Function of Nervous Tissue
  • The Action Potential
  • Communication Between Neurons
  • Final Assessment
  • The Embryologic Perspective
  • The Central Nervous System
  • Circulation and the Central Nervous System
  • The Peripheral Nervous System
  • Final Assessment
  • Sensory Perception
  • Central Processing
  • Motor Responses
  • Final Assessment
  • Divisions of the Autonomic Nervous System
  • Autonomic Reflexes and Homeostasis
  • Central Control
  • Drugs that Affect the Autonomic System
  • Final Assessment
  • Overview of the Neurological Exam
  • The Mental Status Exam
  • The Cranial Nerve Exam
  • The Sensory and Motor Exams
  • The Coordination and Gait Exams
  • Final Assessment
  • An Overview of the Endocrine System
  • Hormones
  • The Pituitary Gland and Hypothalamus
  • The Thyroid Gland
  • The Parathyroid Glands
  • The Adrenal Glands
  • The Pineal Gland
  • Gonadal and Placental Hormones
  • The Endocrine Pancreas
  • Organs with Secondary Endocrine Functions
  • Development and Aging of the Endocrine System
  • Final Assessment
  • An Overview of Blood
  • Production of the Formed Elements
  • Erythrocytes
  • Leukocytes and Platelets
  • Hemostasis
  • Blood Typing
  • Final Assessment
  • Heart Anatomy
  • Cardiac Muscle and Electrical Activity
  • Cardiac Cycle
  • Cardiac Physiology
  • Development of the Heart
  • Final Assessment
  • Structure and Function of Blood Vessels
  • Blood Flow, Blood Pressure, and Resistance
  • Capillary Exchange
  • Homeostatic Regulation of the Vascular System
  • Circulatory Pathways
  • Development of Blood Vessels and Fetal Circulation
  • Final Assessment
  • Anatomy of the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
  • Barrier Defenses and the Innate Immune Response
  • The Adaptive Immune Response: T lymphocytes and Their Functional Types
  • The Adaptive Immune Response: B-lymphocytes and Antibodies
  • The Immune Response against Pathogens
  • Diseases Associated with Depressed or Overactive Immune Responses
  • Transplantation and Cancer Immunology
  • Final Assessment
  • Organs and Structures of the Respiratory System
  • The Lungs
  • The Process of Breathing
  • Gas Exchange
  • Transport of Gases
  • Modifications in Respiratory Functions
  • Embryonic Development of the Respiratory System
  • Final Assessment
  • Overview of the Digestive System
  • Digestive System Processes and Regulation
  • The Mouth, Pharynx, and Esophagus
  • The Stomach
  • The Small and Large Intestines
  • Accessory Organs in Digestion: The Liver, Pancreas, and Gallbladder
  • Chemical Digestion and Absorption: A Closer Look
  • Final Assessment
  • Overview of Metabolic Reactions
  • Carbohydrate Metabolism
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Protein Metabolism
  • Metabolic States of the Body
  • Energy and Heat Balance
  • Nutrition and Diet
  • Final Assessment
  • Physical Characteristics of Urine
  • Gross Anatomy of Urine Transport
  • Gross Anatomy of the Kidney
  • Microscopic Anatomy of the Kidney
  • Physiology of Urine Formation
  • Tubular Reabsorption
  • Regulation of Renal Blood Flow
  • Endocrine Regulation of Kidney Function
  • Regulation of Fluid Volume and Composition
  • The Urinary System and Homeostasis
  • Final Assessment
  • Body Fluids and Fluid Compartments
  • Water Balance
  • Electrolyte Balance
  • Acid-Base Balance
  • Disorders of Acid-Base Balance
  • Final Assessment
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Male Reproductive System
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive System
  • Development of the Male and Female Reproductive Systems
  • Final Assessment
  • Fertilization
  • Embryonic Development
  • Fetal Development
  • Maternal Changes During Pregnancy, Labor, and Birth
  • Adjustments of the Infant at Birth and Postnatal Stages
  • Lactation
  • Patterns of Inheritance
  • Final Assessment

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