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Anatomy: Gastrointestinal, Reproductive, and Endocrine Systems

Grow your anatomy knowledge and explore the functions and structure of the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive systems.

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Anatomy: Gastrointestinal, Reproductive, and Endocrine Systems
This course is part of the Anatomy program, which will enable you to Study anatomy with experts from the University of Michigan Medical School.

Enhance your understanding of how the human body works

On this course, you’ll gain a fascinating insight into the anatomy of our digestive, endocrine, and reproductive organs. As well as exploring their functions, you’ll discover the pathways of nerves and blood vessels that serve these organs.

Using clinical correlations and vignettes, you’ll find out about the importance of each of the systems’ anatomical structures and the relationship of each system to each other.

To illustrate these concepts, you’ll see images and videos from both cadaveric and artistic materials.

What topics will you cover?

  • Basic structure and function of the gastrointestinal system

  • Basic structure and function of the reproductive system

  • Basic structure and function of the endocrine system

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Identify basic anatomy and primary functions of the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive systems
  • Describe the important clinical concepts of the gastrointestinal, reproductive and endocrine systems
  • Synthesize the primary functions of the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive systems in relation to the human body

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for high school and new college and university students interested in the medical field.

It will also be of interest to adults looking for a career change into a health profession, as well as anyone looking to improve their understanding of the human body.

Who developed the course?

University of Michigan

As the #1 public research university in the United States, U-M has been a leader in research, learning, and teaching for more than 200 years, with 102 Grad programs in the top 10 — U.S. News & World Report (2019).

  • Established

    1817
  • Location

    Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  • World ranking

    Top 30Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

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