Anatomy 188

Module code GNK 188
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Systemic anatomy and embryology:
An introduction to anatomical terminology, the musculosketetal system, nervous system, surface anatomy, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, urogenital system, gastro-intestinal system, the endocrine system and human embryology.
Human osteology:
Introduction to osteology, bone function and classification, humerus, radius, ulna, femur, tibia, fibula, clavicle, scapula, ribs, sternum, vertebrae, pelvis, hand and foot bones, sesamoid bones, skull, mandible, joints.
Human histology:
General introduction to cells and tissue, terminology, the cell and cytoplasm, organelles and inclusions, surface and glandular epithelium, general connective tissue, specialised connective tissue, namely cartilage, bone, blood and haemopoietic tissue, muscle and nervous tissue.

Module credits 56.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 18 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Anatomy
Period of presentation Semester 2

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