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The Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology

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Course ID: 1100-1BO26 Erasmus code / ISCED: 12.1 / (0912) Medicine
Course title: The Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology Name in Polish: Podstawy anatomii i fizjologii człowieka
Organizational unit: Faculty of Physics
Course groups: APBM - Medical Physics; 3rd year courses
APBM - Neuroinformatics; 3rd year courses
ESOO - European programme in ophthalmic optics and optometry; 1st year courses
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): 2.50
Language: Polish
Short description:

Basic human anatomy and physiology.Human organs and organs system

Full description:

1. Cell - the basic structural and functional unit of organism.

2. From cell to an organism:

a) Structure and function of the tissues;

b) Organs and the organ systems

3. Body parts and regions;

4. Planes, axes and lines of body;

5. Body cavities;

4. The Skin - structure and functions

a) epidermis and skin appendages;

b) dermis;

c) hypodermis;

5. The skeleton - structure and functions:

a) bone structure and classification;

b) axial skeleton: spine, skull, thorax, upper girdle, upper limb, pelvis, pelvic girdle, lower limb,

c) bone junctions - structure and function

d) ligaments

6. Muscular system

7. The nervous system as a complicated informational system

a) ontogenesis, development, classification

b) receptors (ekstero- and interoreceptors) and effectors (musles, egzokrine glands).

8. Circulatory system - structure and functions

a) blood vascular system - the heart and blood vessels, systemic circulation, pulmonary circulation, coronary circulation, portal circulation, plasma and formed elements of the blood

b) lymphatic system - central and peripheral lymphoid organs (bone marrow, thymus, lymph nodes, lymph nodules, spleen), lymphatic vessels, lymph constituents, mucous-associated lymphoid tissue in the gut, respiratory and urogenital systems

c) the development of blood cells (hemopoiesis)

9. Immune system - immune cells and their functions (lymphocytes, monocytes, neutrophils, basophils and eosinophils), the role of lymphoid organs in immunity, types of immunity (innate and adaptive immunity)

10. Digestive system - structure and functions

a) the digestive tract and specialized digestive organs (salivary glands, liver and gallbladder);

b) mechanisms of digestion

c) metabolism, energy metabolism

11. Respiratory system - structure and functions

a) lungs and their ducts

b) respiration in the lungs and tissues

c) mechanism of respiration

d) transport and exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the body

12. Urinary system - structure and functions

a) development of urinary system

b) urinary organs: kidney, urinary ducts

13. Reproductive system - structure and functions

a) development of reproductive system

b) male reproductive system

c) female reproductive system

Description by Andrzej Czubaj, January 2010

Bibliography: (in Polish)

1. Paweł Hoser, Anatomia i fizjologia człowieka, WSiP, 1999

2. Aneta Balcerczyk i inni, Biologia - repetytorium, Dział I Komórka, str. 6 - 90; dział II.1.3, str. 100 - 112; dział II.3, str. 127 - 202.

Classes in period "Summer semester 2021/22" (in progress)

Time span: 2022-02-21 - 2022-06-15
Choosen plan division:

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Type of class: Lecture, 30 hours, 30 places more information
Coordinators: Małgorzata Bednarska
Group instructors: Małgorzata Bednarska
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