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AT2110 - Comparative Mammalian Anatomy and Histology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2010
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences

A systematic consideration of the gross and microscopic structure of the human body, with emphasis on the functional implications of structure and on similarities and differences between the anatomy of man and other mammals. Aspects of mammalian development and of anatomical methods and techniques will also be included.

Learning Outcomes

  • to appreciate some of the methods used in the study of anatomy and to explain how these methods can contribute to advances in knowledge;
  • to describe the gross and histological structure of the human body in the broader context of comparative mammalian anatomy based mainly on the major domesticated mammals;
  • to understand selected aspects of human and comparative mammalian embryology and to recognise the value of embryology in the interpretation of adult anatomy.

Graduate Qualities

  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area.
Prerequisites: AT1210


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2010
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
  • 36 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); other exams (30%); quizzes or tests (10%).

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