Introduction to Chemical and Physical Foundations



Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems

67 items, 95 minutes*

This section asks you to combine your knowledge of foundational concepts in the chemical and physical sciences with your scientific inquiry, reasoning, and research and statistics skills to solve problems that demonstrate readiness for medical school.

Understanding the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of tissues, organs, and organ systems is important to the study of medicine. You will be tested on your knowledge of the basic chemical and physical principles that underlie the mechanisms operating in the human body, and your ability to apply an understanding of these general principles to living systems.

Taken from: https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/mcat/mcat2015/testsections/

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