MOCA Domains

This page lists MOCA Domains. A Domain represents a grouping of topics by areas of interest and scientific discipline. Each domain provides a grouping of related MOCA Topics.

This Domain lists topics relating to bodily structure as discovered by dissection, including skeletal and soft tissues, as well as topics relating to the movements of the organism.

This Domain lists topics related to Behavior, i.e., manner of conducting oneself in the external relations of life; demeanor, deportment, bearing, manners or the expression of an effort to adapt or...

This Domain lists topics dealing with composition and function of animal cells, with the substances present in living organisms and their relation to each other and to the life of the organism.

This Domain lists topics related to the set of abilities dealing with knowledge taken in its widest sense, including phenomena such as perception, attention, memory, learning, symbolization,...

This Domain lists topics dealing with the imparting, conveying, or exchanging of ideas, knowledge, information, etc. whether by vocalization, body movements, speech, or signs. 

This Domain lists topics dealing with the distinctive ideas, customs, social behaviors, products, or way of life of societies, peoples, or periods, and their transmission across generations.  

This Domain lists topics dealing with the teeth.

This Domain lists topics dealing with growth and unfolding of organs and organisms.  

This Domain lists topics dealing with relationships between living organisms and their environment. 

This Domain lists topics dealing with the physiology or study of the endocrine glands, having an internal secretion, which is poured into blood or lymph and acts at distance.  

This Domain lists topics dealing with key maturational and reproductive characteristics that define the life course. The history of changes undergone by an organism from inception or conception to...

This Domain lists topics dealing with inherited variation in living organisms, and some of the genetic processes responsible for this.

This Domain lists topics dealing with the structure, function and evolution of genomes.

This Domain lists topics dealing with the structure and function of the immune system.

This Domain lists topics dealing with medicine, i.e., conditions requiring treatment or diagnosis by a physician.   

This Domain lists topics dealing with temporary or permanent impairment of the mind due to inherited defect, injury, illness, or environment, usually needing special care or rehabilitation.

This Domain lists topics dealing with the structure or function of the nervous system.

This Domain lists topics dealing with the action or process of supplying, or of receiving, nourishment or food.  

This Domain lists topics dealing with the normal functioning of living organisms and their systems and organs.  

This Domain lists topics dealing with the causes and nature of diseases and abnormal anatomical and physiological conditions. 

This Domain lists topics dealing with drugs and their uses;  as well as the physiological response of an organ or its function to drugs or other pharmacologically active substances.    

This Domain lists topics dealing with biological traits related to reproductive organs and systems, their function and diseases.  

This Domain lists topics dealing with biological traits related to the integument (skin).  

This Domain lists topics dealing with social groups, their sizes, composition, spatial distribution and relative stability.