ANS 201 Anatomy & Physiology of Domestic Animals

An introductory course in the comparative anatomy and physiology of vertebrate animals to include bird and mammal dissections. Emphasis is placed on distinguishing gross anatomical structures, critical organ systems, and functional relationships with a comparative focus on gastrointestinal tracts, respiratory systems, and reproductive systems. Notation of the normal anatomy and physiology with references made to deviation from the norm, which might constitute a diseased state, and extrapolating learned material to additional species is also covered. Prerequisite: BIO 111 with a grade of C or better. Three lecture and two laboratory hours per week. 4 credits Fall

4 credits
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