Office hours will be posted on Omnivox and
your Teachers office door at the beginning
Unit 4: Heart and Circulatory System.
Function: Transport oxygen, nutrients and wastes.
Enclosed in double sac called pericardium containing serous fluid (friction-free)
Walls composed of 3 layers: Superficial epicardium, M
BIO-LCV: Unit 3: Nutrition and Digestive System by M.Saumier
Food and Nutrition
: 35% of cancers related to diet.
Polymers / Monomers, Condensation /Hydrolysis (review BIO-NYA)
4 Kcalories/ gram
o Complex Carbs: Starch :Amylose, Amylopecti
BIO-LCV: Unit 5: Respiratory System.
v Functions: Intake of oxygen , elimination of carbon dioxide, help regulate blood pH,
contains receptors for smell, filters incoming air, produce sounds and gets rid of water
and heat. Respiration includes:
BIO-LCV: HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
Stable Internal Conditions / Dynamic State of Equilibrium
All organs are involved in monitoring and adjusting
Staying within Narrow limits
Receptor/sensor detects stimulus (change in Homeo
Mammalian Physiology 1 (PHGY 209)
Section 1: Body Fluids
Textbook Readings: Chapter 1 (all), 27-30, 363-364, 506, 594-595
Fundamental Principle: At all levels of organization, functional activities are directed at maintaining
homeostasis, or the relative