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  Dec 05, 2022
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ZOO 3713C - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

This course covers the anatomy of selected vertebrate types emphasizing evolutionary trends. The course is designed for biology or other natural sciences majors and will cover the Chordate origins and phylogeny, skeletal system, muscle system, digestive system, respiratory system, circulatory system, urogenital system and nervous system of the lamprey, necturus, shark, cat and sheep. Laboratory work will include the dissection and identification of anatomical structures between the above animals, comparison between structures and their development emphasizing the details of the organ systems and compare across taxa.

Prerequisites: BSC 2011C with a grade of C or higher
Corequisites: None
Credit Hours: 4
Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours
Conditions: None
Degrees Offered: B.S.

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