Subject: Physiology and Pharmacology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Medicine
Department: Anat Physio Pharma


Begins with a review of the physiology of reproductive systems and the establishment of the uterine environment. This is followed by a review of the gastrointestinal tract, the liver and the kidney as playing essential roles in the supply of nutrients and the maintenance of electrolyte and energy balance. Environmental, neural and hormonal signals affecting growth, energy intake and expenditure are reviewed.

Prerequisite(s): BMSC 208.3, or BIOL 318.3 permission of the instructor.
Note: The course content is a reorganization and condensation of what was previously offered in PHSI 337.3, PHSI 348.3, and PHSI 434.3. Students with credit for PHSI 348.3 cannot take this course for credit.

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