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Anatomy and Physiology

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Anatomy and Physiology Diploma

Anatomy and Physiology deal with a lifeform’s structures and functions. They are both approaches to studying a living organism and hence similar and closely associated. However, they are distinct perspectives as anatomy deals with the structure of living things, i.e. the parts and components that make up the biological systems of living things. In contrast, physiology is concerned with the functions of living things’ parts and components, starting from the basic cell to a complex biological organ. In simple terms, anatomy is the study of parts of the body of a living organism. At the same time, physiology is the study of how these parts work individually and as a whole. These two topics are studied simultaneously to understand the living organism as a biological system comprehensively.

Anatomy is the area of natural science that focuses on the structural organization of life forms. It covers the forms, parts and structure of living organisms. The external appearance and features and internal parts are both included in anatomy. Anatomy is derived from the Greek words ana-  and tomia which means ‘up’ and ‘cutting’, respectively. Therefore, the literal meaning of the root word of anatomy is ‘cutting up’ or dissection.

Physiology studies principal organ systems and how the various parts of the body work together. It includes understanding cells, organs, and muscles and their chemical processes and associated functions. The word is derived from the Greek word phusiologia meaning ‘natural philosophy.

Anatomy and Physiology Diploma is an essential course for all professionals working in the field of healthcare, and this includes not just doctors and nurses but also therapists, nutritionists, personal trainers and pharmacists. Physiology and Anatomy Diploma is a supplementary course that will aid your education and preparation for examinations.

What you will learn

1:The Chemistry of Life
2:The Cell
3:Cellular Mitosis
4:Introduction to Histology
5:The Skeletal System
6:The Muscles
7:The Integumentary System
8:The Respiratory System
9:The Digestive System                   
10:The Circulatory System

1 review for Anatomy and Physiology

  1. Sameedha Dudhalkar
    5 out of 5

    This Elearn course is brilliant for those students who don’t have enough time to travel and juggle work as well as university studies. I am so proud of myself that I could achieve this at my own pace balancing work and university course.
    The team at Elearn College is very supportive and prompt, I will definitely recommend them and use them again for specialisation in future.
    Wish you the very best.

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Course Outcomes

After completing the course, you will receive a diploma certificate and an academic transcript from Elearn college.


Each unit concludes with a multiple-choice examination. This exercise will help you recall the major aspects covered in the unit and help you ensure that you have not missed anything important in the unit. The results are readily available, which will help you see your mistakes and look at the topic once again. If the result is satisfactory, it is a green light for you to proceed to the next chapter.


Elearn College is a registered Ed-tech company under the UK Register of Learning( Ref No:10062668). After completing a course, you will be able to download the certificate and the transcript of the course from the website. For the learners who require a hard copy of the certificate and transcript, we will post it for them for an additional charge.

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