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Human Anatomy: Digestive System

Online
Subject Area
Course Number
ANAT 514 900
Course Code
ANAT514900
Course Key
67873
Prerequisites
Not open to students who took ANAT 512
Primary Program
Course Note
Online Course Fee: $150 (in addition to course tuition and fees)
Course Description
This 0.5 CU human anatomy course will cover anatomy, embryology, histology, and imaging of the digestive system.  The objectives are to:  1) define the embryological basis for the formation of the gastrointestinal tract; 2) define and discuss the anatomic structures that make up the digestive system, including the mouth, larynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, and biliary tract; 3) compare and contrast the arterial blood supply and the functional and histologic differences in various parts of the gastrointestinal tract; and 4) analyze and identify anatomic structures in plain films and/or other imaging modalities.
This course is open to LPS Post-Baccaulaureate students only. Please contact Kimberly Halscheid (battillo@upenn.edu) if you have questions.
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