Unit I.

A. Anatomy 1. Definition 2. Types of Study -Systematic Anatomy -Regional Anatomy - Surface Anatomy B. Physiology 1. Definition 2. Types of Study -according to the organism involved - according to levels of organism within a given organism C. Structural and Functional organization 1. Seven Structural Levels - Chemical -Organelle -Cell -Tissues - Organ -Organ System -Organism D. Characteristics of Life 1. Organization 2. Metabolism 3. Responsiveness 4. Growth 5. Development 6. Reproduction E. Homeostasis 1. Negative feedback 2. Positive feedback F. Terminology and the Body Plan 1. Directional Terms 2. Planes/Sections 3 Body Regions 4. Body Cavities 5. Serous Membranes

Unit II. Cells, Tissues, Glands and Membranes
1. Cells A. Cell Structure and Function B. Whole Cell Activity 2. Tissues A. Basic Tissue Types -epithelial tissue -Connective tissue -muscle tissue -nervous tissue - membranes -inflammation -tissue repair 3. The Chemistry of Life A. Basic Chemistry B. Chemical Reactions C. Acids and Bases D. Water E. Organic Molecules

Unit III. The Respiratory System
A. Anatomy of the Respiratory System - Nose & Nasal Cavities - Pharynx - Larynx - Trachea - Bronchi & smaller air passages - Lungs - Pleural cavities B. Ventilation and Lung Volumes -Phases of Ventilation -Mechanisms of Ventilation -Collapse of the Lung - Pulmonary volumes and capacities C. Gas Exchange D. O2 and CO2 transport in the Blood E. Modification of Ventilation

Unit IV. The cardiovascular System

The Heart B. The Endocrine System A. Lymphatic Organs D. Special Senses . Urinary Bladder 4. Fluids and Electrolytes 1. General Sense C. Ureters 3. Body Fluid Compartments 2. The Blood A. Metabolism Unit VIII. Exchange between Body fluid Compartments 4. Function B. Movements and Secretions in the Digestive System E. Trunks or Layers of the Digestive Tract C. The Lymphatic System and Immunity A. Activities in the Digestive System B. The Integumentary System A. Autonomic Nervous System Unit XII. Structure and function 1. Hormones Unit X. Alterations in the Buffering Mechanism Unit V. Division of the Nervous System B. Structure of the Skin B. Preventing Blood Loss Unit Vi. Peripheral Nervous System E. Regulation of Acid-Base Balance 6.A. Composition of Blood -Plasma -Cellular Content -WBC or Leukocytes -Platelets or Thrombocytes C. Kidney 2. Immunity Unit VII. Accessory Skin Structures Unit XI. Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition 5. Composition of Fluid in the body Fluid Compartments 3. The Digestive System A. Urethra B. Lymphatic Vessels C. Functions B. The Urinary System and Fluid Balance A. The Nervous System A. The Special Senses A. Organs and Functions of the Digestive System D. The Endocrine Glands and their Hormones C. The Blood Vessels and Circulation of Blood -Structure & Function -Blood Vessels of the Pulmonary Circulation -Blood Vessels of the Systemic Circulation -The Physiology of Circulation -Control of Blood Vessels -Regulation of Arterial Pressure B. Other Hormones Unit IX. Central Nervous System D. Cells of the Nervous System C. Major Groups B.

Smooth Muscle Anatomy C. General Feature of Bone D. The Skeletal System A. Characteristics of Skeletal muscle B. Female Reproductive System -Parts -Physiology of the female reproduction . Skeletal Muscle Anatomy Unit XV. The Reproductive System A.Unit XIII. Male Reproductive System -Parts -Physiology of male reproduction B. Major Components B. The Muscular System A. Connective Tissue C. General Classification of Bone Anatomy Unit XIV.