VETERINARY ANATOMY

Course Code               Course Description     Credits Units                                                      

VAN 211:                  Micro Anatomy I                                                                                  3

Histology of the muscular, connective tissues, embryonic development of           the mammal.

VAN 212                    Gross Anatomy I                                                                                   3

Basic gross anatomy of the animal body, the skeletal system, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, circulatory and lymphatic systems of a type animal. Comparative anatomy of internal organs.

VAN 223                    Micro Anatomy II                                                                                3

Introduction to microscopy and microscopic techniques- the cell, the  epithelial tissue, glandular tissue, the connective tissue, the muscular tissue, the nervous tissue. Systemic histology. Microscopic study of the organ systems of the body of domestic animals. Comparative histology: The comparative histology of the organ systems of domestic animals.

VAN 224                    Gross Anatomy II                                                                                3

                                     Definition and terms. Anatomic variation. General osteology,                                                       musculoskeletal systems of domestic animals.

VAN 316:                   Veterinary Embryology                                                                      3

Normal development of mammalian and avian organ systems. Cell/ radiation biology. Ultra structure and functions of cellular components and their relationship energy transport, movement and growth.

VAN 317:                   Comparative Gross Anatomy                                                             3

General and Comparative studies of the digestive, respiratory and circulatory  systems of domestic animals. General and comparative studies of the nervous, urogenital, endocrine, sense organs and integument of the domestic animals.

VAN 511:                   Veterinary Clinical Anatomy                                                            2

Topographical consideration of structures of domestic

animals often involved in surgery and veterinary practices.

Application of radiography and ultrasonography in the

study of normal organs especially bone in domestic animals.