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Dr. A. Carey Carpenter

Associate Professor
Life Sciences Department
Palomar College
San Marcos, California

I teach anatomy in the fall and physiology in the spring.

 ZOO 200 (Anatomy)

Course description and prerequisites



My schedule and office hours 

Lecture podcasts (on Blackboard)

My ZOO 203 (Human Physiology) siteGRA

The STEM Center

Pronunciation guide

MW course calendar

TTh course calendar

Palomar anatomy YouTube channel

Lots of miscellaneous animations (on Blackboard)

This site was last updated on
September 29, 2013

Contact info

ZOO 200 course info

Manage your time!

Don't procrastinate!

The history of some anatomical terms.



Health and medicine



Modern mythologies

Follow me on twitter  
My tweets include lots of stuff I find interesting (and I hope others find interesting as well), but won't necessarily be class related.

My educational background




Contact Information


  • Cell phone: if you do not see the "Call Me" icon above, use the number given in class. Otherwise click on the icon above and enter your name and number in the boxes that appear. When you click "Connect", Google will call your phone and, when you answer, connect you with me. Or call my office phone below.

  • Email (if you are a student of mine, please use the address in the class syllabus)

  • Pmail: Life Sciences Department, Palomar College, 1140 W. Mission Road, San Marcos CA 92069

  • Office phone: 760-744-1150 X2527

  • Office hours: MW 4-5 pm; TTh: 11:00 am - noon; 5-5:30 pm

  • Office: NS-307A (NS building, third floor)

  • Anatomy lab: NS-316 (NS building, third floor)

  • Map of campus

  • Map of NS building, third floor

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ZOO 200: Human Anatomy

To Help You Prepare...

Reading Assignments

If you have Martini, 7th ed., the reading assignments are found in the lecture schedules (MW or TTh)

Alternative Texts



 Useful Anatomy-Related Links

Biology Links

  Career and Academic Information for Anatomy Students

   Scholarship Information

    Health and Medicine

  Pseudoscience and Modern Mythologies

  Some Highly Recommended Books

  Dr. C's Educational Background

Ponder the infinite 

A woodcut from De Humani Corporis Fabrica by Andreas Vesalius, published in 1543.

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