BM1107 Anatomy and physiology

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Content of Anatomy and Physiology:

  1. Introduction to human physiology (human body, homeostasis, mass transport)
  2. Cell physiology (plasma membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus, cell growth and reproduction)
  3. Musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, musles)
  4. Nervous system (nerve cells, neurophysiology, central nerve system, peripheral nervous system and reflex activity, autonomic nervous system)
  5. Endocrine system (hormones and endocrine organs)
  6. Cardiovascular system: blood (blood cells, blood flow, blood pressure, vascular compliance, clotting, Newtonian flow).
  7. Cardiovascular system: heart (anatomy, coronary circulation, cardiac muscle fibres, cardiac output). Immune system (specific and nonspecific body defences)
  8. Respiratory system (respiration, transport and exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide, control mechanisms of respiration)
  9. Digestive system & metabolism (anatomy, digestion and absorption)
  10. Urinary system (anatomy, glomerular filtration, reabsorption, secretion, regulation mechanisms)
  11. Reproductive system and pregnancy ( anatomy male and female reproductive system, foetal circulation, oxygen transport in utero, umbilical cord, prematurity)


J. Dankelman

Last modified: 2023-11-03


Credits: 4 EC
Period: 2/2/0/0 (not running)