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Chapter 2 - The Human Cell

Introduction to cells (2.54)   

Cell structure and function ( 9.06)

Endocytosis exocytosis A (1.54)

Endocytosis exocytosis B (3.53)

Meiosis (1.48)  

Mitosis (6.10)

Chapter 4 - The Human Microbiome and Health

The invisible universe (5.28)

You are mainly microbe (3.53)

The hungry microbiome (4:03)

Chapter 5 - The Nervous System: Control of Body Function

The nervous system (8.20 minutes)

Saltatory conduction (3.11)

The nerve impulse (5.41)

Interactive Figure 5.5 Chemical synapse (2:14)

Chemical synapse (1:31)

Interactive Figure 5.6 Organisation of the nervous system (1:53)

Automatic nervous system (11.53)

Interactive Figure 5.24 Stages of sleep (3:28)

Chapter 6 - Special and General Senses: Responding to the Environment

The sensory system (10.31)

Anatomy of the eye: (11.24) 

Anantomy of the ear (5.18)

Introduction to pain (12.16)

Chapter 7 - The Endocrine System: Control of Internal Functions

The endocrine system (3:47 minutes)

Types of hormones (10.01)

Thyroid gland and hormones (12.46)

Andrenal glands (4.30)      

Interactive Figure 7.10 The renin angiotensin aldosterone system (2:56)

Chapter 8 - The Digestive System: Nutrient Supply and Waste Elimination

The digestive system (14:43)

Lipoproteins (11.04)

Interactive Figure 8.1 Components of the digestive system (3:34)

Peristalsis and segmentation (0.45)

Digestive system overview (10.31)

Chapter 9 - Metabolism and Liver Function

Basics of metabolism (11.04)

Liver anatomy and blood supply (8.11)

Liver physiology (14.55)

Cellular respiration (6:01)

Glycolysis: the reactions (5.09)

Chapter 10 - The Respiratory System: Gaseous Exchange

Respiratory system (15.47)

3D view of the diaphragm (1.14)

Breathing mechanism and gas exchange (6.32)

Blood gases (12.48)

Gaseous exchange (3:08)

Chapter 11 - The Renal System: Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid–Base Balance

Renal system (12.56)

Renal physiology (10.29)

Micturition (16:26)

Chapter 12 - The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems: Internal Transport

Cardiovascular system (11.19) 

Red blood cells (9.28)

Haemostasis (9.59)

Heart contraction and blood flow (3.36)

Conduction system of the heart (4.03)

Chapter 13 - The Immune System: Internal Protection

Immune system (9.53)

Antibodies (7.06)

Adaptive immunity (10.53)

Chapter 14 - Skin and Temperature Regulation

Skin anatomy (12:49)

Interactive Figure 14.7 Thermoregulation (4:29)

Body temperature (3.05)

Temperature homeostasis (10.03)

Chapter 15 - The Musculoskeletal System: Support and Movement

Musculoskeletal system (6.05)

Bone fracture (7.53)

Muscle contraction (4.24)

Chapter 16 - The Reproductive Systems

Reproductive Systems (12.20)

Sex differentiation (12.04)

Male reproductive system (5:48)

Female reproductive system (5:32)

Hormonal regulation (10.14)

Chapter 17 - Development through the Life Span

Cell fate (8.01)

Cognitive function  (5.12)

Appendices

Atom Structure (2.13)

Acids, bases and pH (5.47)