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Anatomy: Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems

Study the gastrointestinal, reproductive and endocrine systems to learn the primary functions of each and how they relate to the human body.

Anatomy: Gastrointestinal, Reproductive and Endocrine Systems

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Starts Jan 21
Ends Aug 31
Estimated 5 weeks
2–3 hours per week
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About this course

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In this anatomy course, part of the Anatomy XSeries, you’ll learn about the various digestive, endocrine, and reproductive organs, their functions, and pathways of nerves and blood vessels serving these organs. Clinical correlations and vignettes will be used to highlight the importance of these anatomical structures and their relationships. Images and videos from cadaveric and artistic materials will be used to illustrate these concepts.

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  • Language: English
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What you'll learn

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  • Understand basic anatomy and important clinical concepts related to the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive systems
  • Learn the primary functions of the gastrointestinal, reproductive and endocrine system independently and in relation to the human body

Gastrointestinal System

  • Digestive Functions of the GIT
  • Types of Digestion
  • Oral Cavity
  • Pharynx & Divisions
  • Esophagus & Stomach
  • Duodenum & Accessory Organs
  • Large Intestine
  • Mesentaries & Omenta

Endocrine System

  • Overview of Endocrinology
  • Pineal and Pituitary Glands
  • Thyroid Structure, Location & Functions
  • Parathyroids
  • Adrenal Glands
  • Pancreatic Anatomy

Reproductive Anatomy & Functions

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