Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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BIOH 211NL - Human Anatomy and Physiology II

Credit(s): 4

Prerequisite(s): BIOH 201  or instructor’s consent.
In this continuation of BIOH 201 , students are presented with a systematic exposure to the structural and functional workings of the cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, excretory, and reproductive systems. Laboratory included. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to

  • Describe the composition, functions and characteristics of whole blood, type blood, measure hematocrit and hemoglobin levels, and measure blood cell count.
  • Explain the structure and function of the heart, the conduction system, the cardiac cycle, and homeostatic imbalances of the cardiovascular system.
  • Explain the structure and function of blood vessels, and the physiology of circulation.
  • Describe the distribution and function of the lymphatic vessels.
  • Explain the composition of lymphoid tissues, and Name the major lymphoid organs.
  • Identify the innate and adaptive defenses of the body.
  • Compare and contrast the humoral and cell-mediated immune responses.
  • Describe the functional anatomy of the respiratory system.
  • Explain the mechanics of breathing and the transport of gases in the blood.
  • Describe the anatomy and basic function of the structures of the digestive system, the physiology of chemical digestion and absorption.
  • Describe the structure and function of the kidney and its related structures, explain the mechanism of urine formation.
  • Describe the function of and relate the importance of water, electrolyte and acid-base balances in the body.
  • Explain the functions of the anatomy and physiology of both the male and female reproductive systems.
  • Recognize and explain homeostatic imbalances of the human body.

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