MCAT Mnemonics

FLAT PEG to memorize the hormones that come from the Anterior Pituitary

OIL RIG for oxidation and reduction (oxidation is loss of electrons, reduction is gain of electrons)

RED CAT and AN OX for electrochemistry (reduction at the cathode, oxidation at the anode)

IT = nerds forever for the equation IT=nF

VA VA VA VA RPL for the flow of blood through the heart and lungs; Veins, Right Atrium, Right Ventricle, Pulmonary arteries, Pulmonary veins, Left Atrium, Left Ventricle, Aorta/Arteries.

Kings Play Chess on Finely-Grained Sand for Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species

LAB RAT! Left Atrium Bicuspid, Right Atrium Tricuspid

Hunds rule –> sounds like “hand” –> the fingers of your hand all point in the same direction –> fill electrons one orbital at a time, all having the same spin before pairing



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