Advanced Anatomy and Physiology B (VETS8018)
UNIT OF STUDY
In this Unit students will complete the study of the structure and function of organ systems in animals started in VETS8014. The role of hormones and the immune systems will be investigated in relation to maintenance of internal homeostasis. An introduction to digestion and male and female reproductive anatomy and physiology will form the basis for further applied studies in these areas in MAnSci Units of Study in Animal Nutrition and Animal Reproduction. There will be development of the generic skills of critically reading and writing.
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Lectures 3 hrs/wk, laboratories/tutorials 3 hrs/wk, activities will vary on a weekly basis
Anatomy dissection project (20%), topic test (10%), critical review (20%), final exam (50%)
For Animal Structure: Dyce, KM, Sack, WO & Wensing, CJG 2002, Textbook of veterinary anatomy, 3rd edn, W.B.Saunders, Philadelphia For Animal Function: Sherwood, L, Klandorf, H and Yancey,PH 2005. Animal Physiology. From Genes to Organisms. Thomson Broo
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