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
NQF Level 05
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 18 lectures per week, 2 practicals per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Anatomy
Period of presentation Semester 2

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