Living things do these, non-living things don't.
Regulation of the internal environment.
Positive feedback systems: maximizes; receptor, control center, effector
Negative feedback systems: minimizes; receptor, control center, effector
Superior (Cephalic)/ Inferior (Caudal)
Anterior (Ventral) / Posterior (Dorsal)
Periodic Table information (Mass and Atomic Number)
Name the three types
Types of reactions
Energy in Reactions
pH and pOH
Cells and Tissues
Cells combine to make tissues. Tissues combine to make organs. Organs combine to make systems. Systems combine to make the body.
Rough and Smooth ER
Saturated vs unsaturated
X and Y
Recessive and Dominant
Sex disorders XXY, Klinefelter's, etc.
Stages of development of the fetus
Compare and contrast the eight different types of epithelium (structure and function). Give an example of each type.
What are the five ways cells are connected? How does each one work? Compare and contrast.
What are the four ways to classify glands?
What are the structures and functions of each type of connective tissue? Give an example of where each can be found.
Dense (there are four different types of dense connective tissue, address each one.)
Special Connective tissues (there are two)
Cartilage (there are three)
Bone (there are two)
Blood (what are the components of blood?)
What are the three types? How are they different in structure and function?
Nervous Tissue: Nervous tissue is made up of the neurons and neuroglia
Function of neurons and neuroglia
What are the parts of a neuron?
What are the three types?
Relationship to tissue -- why are they discussed in this chapter?
What are these mediators?
There's inflammation. Now what?
What are the three kinds of cells in terms of repairability?
Layers of the skin?
Epidermis: What are the layers? What are a few identifying structures or features of each layer?
Thick Skin vs Thin Skin?
Skin color factors?
Dermis: What are the layers? Give a few identifying features of each one.
Subcutaneous: What are the three primary cell types in the subcutaneous layer?
Hair: Name three types of hair. Name the structures and some features of these structures.
Glands: What are the two types? Name the subdivisions for the appropriate gland.
Nails: Name the parts of the nail. What are nails for?
Name the structural features of the bone
Bone Histology (tissue types in the bone)
Name the types of bone
Extra Credit Fun Fact: What is the one bone in the body that isn't connected to another one (called a "floating bone")?
Types of joints
Ball and Socket
The part of the muscle that moves
the part of the muscle that doesn't move
Sliding Filament Theory
Anatomy of a nerve
How do signals travel?
types of blood cells
Path of blood through the circulatory system
Function of lymph
Path of food
This page is a summary of the material. It functions as a quick reference, or a study guide, NOT a replacement for reading the chapters or going to lecture. These are things that are emphasized in the course -- the basics that you should be familiar with in terms of identifing and explaining concepts and processes.