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Human Anatomy and Physiology II

Code 13649
Year 2
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(30H)/T(30H)
Scientific area Ciências Biológicas e Biomédicas
Entry requirements Not-applicable
Mode of delivery Face-to-face.
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes This course unit aims to describe and integrate the knowledge concerning the organs and cells of the blood and the Immune, Digestive, Endocrine and Uro-genital systems, as well as their specialized functions in the human body. By the end of this course the students must be able: 1.To identify the blood components and functions. 2.To describe the anatomy, embryology, histology and physiology of the organs belonging to the Digestive, endocrine, Uro-genital, and Immune Systems in human beings. 3.To establish the relationship between the anatomy and the physiology of the studied organs in order to latter demonstrate the potential site of action and effects of drugs.
Syllabus 1.Blood and immune system 1. Haematopoiesis and blood 2. Haemostasis and coagulation 3. Innate and adaptative immunity 4. Imunological Tolerance Digestive system 1. Anatomy and histology 2. Embryology 3. Salivary, gastric, pancreatic and biliary secretion 4. Propulsion, digestion and absorption of nutrients, electrolytes and fluids Endocrine system 1. Hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas and adrenal gland 2. Steroid hormones 3. Energy and mineral metabolism Urinary system 1. Anatomy, histology and physiology 2. Regulation of concentration and volume of urine 3. Osmolality and body volume 4. Acid-base equilibrium Reproductive system 1. Anatomy of male and female reproductive organs and physiology of reproduction 2. The spermatogenesis 3. The oogenesis PRACTICAL CLASSES (presencial and remote): Blood cells cytology; Blood groups; Histology of lymphoid organs; Lipid digestion; Anatomy and histology of digestive and urinary organs; Anatomy of reproductive system
Main Bibliography - Seeley, RR, Stephens, TD and Tate, P (2003). Anatomia e Fisiologia, Lusociência. - Berne RM, Levy MN, Koeppen BM and Stanton BA (1998). Physiology, Fourth edition. Mosby - Guyton AC and Hall JE (11th ed; 2005); Medical physiology, Saunders Company - Vander A, Sherman J and Luciano D (2001). Human physiology. McGraw-Hill. - F. Arosa, E. Cardoso, F. Pacheco (Coord.) (2012), Fundamentos de Imunologia. Lidel - Abul B. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, Shiv Pillai; Saunders (6th ed; 2009),Cellular and Molecular Immunology. - Mosby / Elsevier (3rd ed; 2007); Immunology and Haematology - A.V. Hoffman, P.A.H. Moss, J.E. Pettit 5th ed.; Blackwell Publishing (2006), Haematology
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-06-10

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