Class Functional Anatomy II

  • Presentation


    This curricular unit is designed to transmit fundamental basic knowledge about the anatomy and physiology of the different systems of the human body, thus preparing the students so that in the following UCs they can understand how the human body reacts in the most diverse situations, whether physiological or pathological conditions.

  • Code


  • Syllabus


    1. Notions of embryology
    2. Digestive System
    3. Endocrine System
    4. Respiratory System
    5. Cardiovascular System
    6. Lymphatic System
    7. Nervous System and Organs of the Senses
    8. Urinary System
    9. Male and female genital system
    10. Reproductive System

  • Objectives


    It is intended to enable students to understand the organization of the human body by studying its histological constitution and understanding the distribution of its institutions in a systemic concept. It is also intended to enable them to observe, describe, and correctly use the anatomical nomenclature, always in a functional perspective.

    Upon completion of the course the student shall be able to:

    - describe the structure (gross and histology) and functions of various organs of the human body

    - identify the various tissues and organs of the different systems of the human body

    - appreciate basic coordinated working pattern of different organs of each system

  • References


    1. Netter, F.H. Atlas de anatomia humana (5ªed). Elsevier. 2011.

    2. Seeley, R.R., et al., Anatomia & Fisiologia (8ª ed). Lisboa: Lusodidacta. 2011.

    3. Van de Graaff, K.M.. Human Anatomy (6th Ed). Boston: Mc Graw Hill International. 2002.

    4. Young, B., Heath, J.W., Wheater´s functional histology: a text and colour atlas (6th Ed). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. 2014

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