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Dr. Glenn Fox welcomes you to Anatomy: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Urinary Systems.
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Welcome to ‘Anatomy: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, & Urinary Systems’. This is the second course in a 4-part Anatomy program, that will explore human anatomy using a systems approach. In this course, you will be able to learn the foundations of basic human anatomy for the cardiovascular (CVS), respiratory, and urinary systems. This will be achieved through four foundational modules: Cardiovascular I, Cardiovascular II, Respiratory, and Urinary. You will have access to high-quality cadaveric images to reinforce concepts and functions and better understand important anatomical relationships.

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Professor Glenn Fox

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