Physiology and Endocrinology of Domestic Animals

A.Y. 2015/2016
9
Max ECTS
80
Overall hours
SSD
VET/02
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Il Corso illustra agli studenti i principi generali dei fenomeni
fisiologici relativi agli apparati respiratorio, digerente monogastrici e poligastrici), renale e riproduttivo, nonché relativi al funzionamento delle principali ghiandole endocrine e ai meccanismi d'azione degli ormoni da esse prodotti.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Modulo: Fisiologia veterinaria 2
Course syllabus
Physiology of the digestive system (carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, birds)
Digestion in small and large intestine
Physiology of the digestive system in ruminants
Pancreas physiology
Physiology of liver, bile ducts and gallbladder
Physiology of reproduction in the male
Physiology of reproduction in the female
Pregnancy, birth and puerperium
Lactation physiology
Milk components
Respiration Physiology
Physiology of kidneys and the urinary tract.

Practical works
Practical works in pig and cattle breedings
Practical laboratory works on milk
Practical laboratory works on development and maturation of spermatozoa and oocytes
Modulo: Endocrinologia degli animali domestici
Course syllabus
Intercellular communication and membrane receptors
Characteristics of endocrine functions
Synthesis and mechanical action of peptide hormones
Synthesis and mechanical action of steroid hormones
Hypothalamic hormones
Pituitary hormones
Thyroid hormones
Adrenocortical hormones
Adrenal medullary hormones
Hormonal Control of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Hormonal Control of Calcium homeostasis
Hormonal Control of energy metabolism
Modulo: Endocrinologia degli animali domestici
VET/02 - VETERINARY PHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 24 hours
Modulo: Fisiologia veterinaria 2
VET/02 - VETERINARY PHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 6
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Vigo Daniele
Professor(s)
Reception:
Appointment by email
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