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Human Anatomy: Digestive System

Human Anatomy: Digestive System

Term
Online
Subject Area
Course Number
ANAT 514 601
Course Code
ANAT514601
Course Key
72293
Course Description
This 0.5 CU human anatomy course will cover anatomy, embryology, histology, andimaging 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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