Courses Catalogue

Applied Biology

COURSE CODE: MPP 1105
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology (Bachelor)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

 

6.

Detailed Course Content

 

6.1 Introduction:  Definition  of science and  biology,  characteristics  of living things, chemical basics of life, inorganic substances and organic substances. (1 LH)

6.2 Cell: The Basic Unit of Life, historical background, cell theory, differences between prokaryotic cell and eukaryotic cells, plant cell and animal cell, cell structures and functions of prokaryotic cell and eukaryotic cell, movement of materials in and out of the cell, cell division / reproduction, mitosis, meiosis and gametogenesis. (2 LH)

6.3 Outline of Body System: The integument system, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous systems, respiratory system, circulatory system, digestive system, endocrine system, lymphatic system, urinary / excretory system and reproductive system (2 LH)

6.4 Support  and  Locomotion:  The  intergumentary  system,  structure  of  the  skin, accessing Structures of the skin, functions of the skin and disorder of the skin (2 LH)

6.5 The Skeletal system: Functions of the skeleton, anatomy of a long bone, growth and

 

Development of the skeleton, axial and Appendicular skeleton, Joints (Articulation). (2

 

LH)

 

6.6 The muscular system:  Types of muscles, functions of muscles, anatomy of the skeletal muscle, physiology of muscle