Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 205 - The Physiology of Human Organ Systems

15 Points 

Semester 1


An integrative approach is used to study fundamental physiological processes which enable the body to overcome the challenge of life. Drawing on examples of normal and abnormal function, the course examines the interaction of vital physiological processes, from cellular control mechanisms to multiple organ systems.

Topics include: control of fluid and electrolytes, cardiovascular control, energy use, and the delivery of oxygen and metabolites.


Prerequisite: BIOSCI 107, MEDSCI 142
Restriction: PHARMACY 205

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