Biomedical Sciences Semester 1: Lecture Summaries
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Learning objective questions Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
What is the study of anatomy?
What is the study of physio
Lecture 6: What are acellular microbes
Learning objective questions What are acellular microbes?
What microbes are acellular?
What is the range of virus sizes?
What organisms can be infected by viruses?
What properties distinguish viruses from living
Learning objective questions Anatomical Terms
What is the anatomical position?
What is a prone position?
What is a supine position?
What are the major regions of the body?
Why do we use directional terms?
What do superior (cephalic/cranial
Lecture 5: Microbiology
Learning objective questions Why study microbiology?
What is microbiology?
When do we think microbes first appeared?
Where are microbes found?
What are the major categories of microbes?
What are pathogens?
What are non-pathog
Lecture 9: How do we classify microbes?
Learning objective questions How do we classify microbes?
What is the binomial system of nomenclature?
What two domains are composed of procaryote organisms?
How can bacteria be classified based on cell morphology?
Learning objective questions Microbial ecology?
What is microbial ecology?
What is symbiosis?
What is neutralism?
What is commensalism?
What is a host?
What is mutualism?
What is parasitism?
What are indigenous microflora?
Where are mo
Learning objective questions Homeostasis and feedback loops
What does the term homeostasis refer to?
How can the body maintain homeostasis?
What is a feedback loop?
What are the three basic components of a feedback loop?
What is a negative
Lecture 4: What is the structure and location of the body cavities
Learning objective questions The body cavities
What are body cavities?
Where is the thoracic cavity? What other cavities does it contain?
Where is the pericardial cavity? What does it c
Lecture 8: Cellular microbes
Learning objective questions What are cellular microbes?
What are the two broad classes of cellular microbes?
Which microbes are procaryotes?
What is the structure of a procaryote cell?
What is the cell membrane?
What is the s
Study of factors that determine frequency, distribution and causes of human
Ways to prevent the disease
Control the disease
Eradicate the disease
Apply them to the whole population
What factors determine epidemiology?