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BIOL 121 - Anatomy and Physiology I


4 Credit(s)

This is an integrated lecture/laboratory course. The principal animal used for dissection is the cat. Fundamental principles of biological systems are presented in the context of human anatomy and physiology. The cell as the fundamental unit of life is discussed and examined, including structure and metabolism. The organization of cells into tissues, tissues into organs, and organs into systems is thoroughly explored, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems are focal points of study. The somatic and special senses are examined, and the basic principles of endocrine and prostaglandin physiology are introduced.
3 class hours and 3 laboratory hours weekly.
Prerequisite(s):   CHEM 101  and CHEM 103  or CHEM 145  and CHEM 147 .  These courses can be taken as prerequisites or corequisites.



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