Human Anatomy: Digestive System

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ANAT 514 900
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Not open to students who took ANAT 512
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Online Course Fee: $150 (in addition to course tuition and fees)
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This 0.5 CU human anatomy course will cover anatomy, embryology, histology, and imaging 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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