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Human Anatomy and Physiology II

Code 11051
Year 3
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(30H)/T(30H)
Scientific area Bioengenharia
Entry requirements Not applicable
Mode of delivery Face-to-face
Work placements Not appliable
Learning outcomes At the end of the course the student should be able to:
- Describe and explain the anatomy and physiology of Endocrine, Digestive, Urinary and Reproductive systems.
- Apply the acquired knowledge solving practical problems.
- Demonstrate critical thinking.
- Demonstrate ability to work as a team.
- Review and discuss a scientific paper in English.
- Synthesize information and transmit it orally in Portuguese.
1. Introduction
2. Hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas and adrenal gland
3. Steroid hormones
4. Energy metabolism
5. Growth
6. Mineral metabolism
1. Anatomy and histology
2. Embryology
3. Salivary, gastric, pancreatic and biliary secretion
4. Propulsion of food, digestion and absorption of nutrients, fluids and electrolytes
1. Anatomy and histology
2. Basic renal processes
3. Regulation of concentration and volume of urine
4. Micturition
5. Osmolality, sodium, potassium and body volume
6. Acid-base
1. Anatomy of male and female reproductive organs
2. The spermatogenesis
3. The oogenesis
4. Physiology of male and female reproduction

Anatomy and histology of the digestive organs
Digestion of lipids
Anatomy and histology of the urinary organs
Anatomy of reproductive system
Main Bibliography - Seeley, RR, Stephens, TD and Tate, P (2011). Anatomia e Fisiologia, 8ª Edição. Lusociência.
- Berne RM, Levy MN, Koeppen BM and Stanton BA (2010). Physiology, 6th Edition. Mosby
- Guyton AC and Hall JE (2011). Medical physiology, 12th Edition; Saunders Company
- Vander A, Sherman J and Luciano D (2013). 13th Edition. Human physiology. McGraw-Hill.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-06-17

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