39145 - Physiology of Organs and Systems

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  • Teacher Matteo Cerri

  • Credits 3

  • SSD BIO/09

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Course Timetable from Oct 22, 2018 to Jan 09, 2019

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

The class will introduce the students on the major concept of general physiology and will then examine the specific physiology of the major organs and system

Course contents

1) Introduction to Physiology: general principle 2) Membrane trafficking 3) Membrane potential 4) Action Potential 5) Synapses 6) General organization of the Nervous System 7) Autonomic Nervous System 8) Sensory perception 9) Skeletal Muscle 10) Smooth muscle 11) the Cardiovascular system 12) the Respiratory system 13) Physiology of the gastrointenstinal tract 14) Urinary tract 15) the endocrine and reproductive system

Readings/Bibliography

Porro. Fisiologia Umana. ed. Poletto.

Teaching methods

frontal class

Assessment methods

oral exam

Teaching tools

on line material

Office hours

See the website of Matteo Cerri