Principles of Nutrition
Nutrition in Pregnancy, Lactation, Infancy and Childhood: A Broad Overview
This is our first look at how nutrition effects our body and how our development plays a
significant role in what, when and how we eat . Nutri
Human Skeletal System
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Skull and Facial Bones
Have no synovial cavity
Have little or no movement
E.g., sutures between the
Become synostoses when
the sutural cartilage is
replaced by bony tissue in
A sub-type of synart
The Human Muscular System
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1. Muscles PULL!
2. Muscles do NOT push!
3. Bones, ligaments, nerves and muscles work
together as levers so that we have
The Integumentary System: Skin
Integumentary vs Cardiovascular
The skin is considered by most anatomists to
be the largest organ of the body.
Cardiovascular scientists, though, argue that
the cardiovascular system with its system of
vessels is the lar
Simple Squamous Epithelium
In Bowman's capsule in the kidney, in the alveoli in
the lungs, and serous membranes.
Oblong, polyhedral-shaped cells with a prominent
Stratified Squamous Epithelium
Epidermis of the skin (keratinized),
The Chemistry of Life
Biological Chemistry: Introduction to The Chemistry of Life
Amino Acids and Proteins
Any time one deals with anything in Biology, one must also contend with proteins: the
products of gene activation.
The size of a cell varies from
as small as 200 nanometers
(one billionth of a meter) up to
the size of an ostrich egg.
The minimal size of any cell is
dependent on the content of
The primary contributors to the
size of a cell are
Minerals and Metabolism
The Nickel Tour
This section is a very intense overview of minerals
necessary to sustain life.
Note that you will find some discrepancies between
RDA's in this chapter vs those in other chapters and/or
books and/or researc
The Language of Anatomy and
Anatomy is the study of
the structure [of the
human body, in this
Surface anatomy is the
study of the forms and
markings of the surface
of the body.