MCAT Biology Review

Chapter 1: The Cell

  1.1 Cell Theory

  1.2 Eukaryotic Cells

  1.3 Classification and Structure of Prokaryotic Cells

  1.4 Genetics and Growth of Prokaryotic Cells

  1.5 Viruses and Subviral Particles

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 2: Reproduction

  2.1 The Cell Cycle and Mitosis

  2.2 Meiosis

  2.3 The Reproductive System

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 3: Embryogenesis and Development

  3.1 Early Developmental Stages

  3.2 Mechanisms of Development

  3.3 Fetal Circulation

  3.4 Gestation and Birth

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 4: The Nervous System

  4.1 Cells of the Nervous System

  4.2 Transmission of Neural Impulses

  4.3 Organization of the Human Nervous System

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 5: The Endocrine System

  5.1 Mechanisms of Hormone Action

  5.2 Endocrine Organs and Hormones

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 6: The Respiratory System

  6.1 Anatomy and Mechanism of Breathing

  6.2 Functions of the Respiratory System

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 7: The Cardiovascular System

  7.1 Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

  7.2 Blood

  7.3 Physiology of the Cardiovascular System

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 8: The Immune System

  8.1 Structure of the Immune System

  8.2 The Innate Immune System

  8.3 The Adaptive Immune System

  8.4 The Lymphatic System

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 9: The Digestive System

  9.1 Anatomy of the Digestive System

  9.2 Ingestion and Digestion

  9.3 Accessory Organs of Digestion

  9.4 Absorption and Defecation

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 10: Homeostasis

  10.1 The Excretory System

  10.2 Skin

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 11: The Musculoskeletal System

  11.1 The Muscular System

  11.2 The Skeletal System

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

Chapter 12: Genetics and Evolution

  12.1 Fundamental Concepts of Genetics

  12.2 Changes in the Gene Pool

  12.3 Analytical Approaches in Genetics

  12.4 Evolution

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions


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