Jul 21, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin
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BIOL 4203 Pathophysiology

3 credits
This course promotes the understanding and application of fundamental disease processes. The concepts are applied in a systems-oriented approach and the aim is to teach students the pathogenesis of various symptoms and diseases affecting the human body, particularly affecting the musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine, cardiopulmonary, hematological, immune, renal and gastrointestinal systems. General concepts of disease, including etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical significance are dealt with, as well as regulatory mechanisms responsible for maintenance of homeostasis and the alterations which occur leading to specific disease processes. Altered physiological functions are explained on the molecular, cellular, organ and systemic level. Prerequisites: BIOL 3204  and BIOL 3214 .



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