Richland College
BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology

The Language of anatomy &
Organ Systems Overview (2 exercises)

The Microscope

The Cell: Anatomy & Division 

Cell Transport Mechanisms and Permeability

Classification of Tissues

The Integumentary System

Overview of the Skeleton:
Classification & Structure of Bones & Cartilages

The Axial Skeleton
The Appendicular Skeleton (2 exercises)

Articulations & Body Movements

Microscopic Anatomy & Organization of Skeletal Muscle

Identification of the Muscles (human & mink)

Histology of Nervous Tissue

Gross Anatomy of the Brain & Cranial Nerves

Spinal Cord & Spinal Nerves

Human Reflex Physiology

Special Senses: Anatomy of the Eye
Visual Tests & Experiments (2 exercises)

Special Senses: Hearing & Equilibrium

Special Senses: Olfaction and Taste


11th edition, Elaine Marieb

  • Each student is responsible for printing out the lab handouts for the semester's lab in anatomy and physiology. The lab handouts list the activities done in lab for each exercise, as well as deletions or supplemental experiments, and study objective information for the lab practicals.
  • Each file is an Adobe Reader .pdf file.
  • Click on the link for each lab exercise handout.

Good mink dissection websites:



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Jackie Reynolds. Professor of Biology