752-6305-00L  Physiology and Anatomy I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersW. Langhans
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

AbstractImparts a basic understanding of physiology and anatomy in man, focusing on the interrelations between morphology and function of the human organism. This is fostered by discussing all subjects from a functional point of view. One major topic of the lecture is food intake and digestion with its correlated chemosensory, endocrine and metabolic processes.
ObjectiveAt the end of the course the students understand the basic functions of the organ systems and functionally important morphological features. One focus of the course is on aspects related to nutrition and overweight including the resulting diseases.
Lecture notesHandouts for each topic will be made available online: http://www.fpb.ethz.ch/de/teaching/handouts.html