Semester 1, 2013

HBS1HBA Unit 1 Exam Notes

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These exam notes are based only on the first unit of HBA in semester 1. The content of these notes have been composed in a "question and answer" format to improve recall of knowledge when answering questions during exam conditions.

All content has been closely matched to the learning objectives stated by lecturers.

The content within these notes include: - Introduction to the human body - Organ systems - Body cavities - Organic molecules - Homeostasis - Cell structure and organelles - Protein synthesis - Plasma membrane - ATP/ADP energy cycle - How a cell's shape affects its function - Fluid compartments in the body - Osmosis - Transport of molecules - Passive processes - Active processes - Nervous system - Brain structures - Membrane of ion channels and action potentials - Synapse - Endocrine system- Hypothalamus and posterior pituitary gland- Hypothalamus and anterior pituitary gland- Thyroid gland




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