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    Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, NSC 612

    Lecture   Tu/Th  10-1120

    Lab:         Mon      1:30-4:50

    Syllabus

    Link to: Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy Atlas

                  Cat Muscles - Self Quiz

    • CLASS SCHEDULE

      Week Date Topic
      Reading 
      1 T 9/4 What is Comparative Anatomy Chpt. 1
      Th 9/6 Chordate Diversity Lab manual Chpt. 1 & selection of 3
      2 T 9/11 Ontogeny/Embryology 4
      Th 9/13 Ontogeny
      3 T 9/18 The Cranial Skeleton 7, HW
      T 9/20
      4 T 9/25 The Postcranial Skeleton 8,9
      Th 9/27 Muscles 10
      5 T 10/2 EXAM 1 Study Guide
      Th 10/4 Form & Function pgs. 178-183, 193-200
      6 T 10/9 Nervous System 13
      Th 10/11 The Brain 1 14
      7 T 10/16 NO CLASS (Hendricks)
      Th 10/18 The Brain 2
      8 T 10/23 Sensory Organs 12
      Th 10/25 Sensory Organs
      9 T 10/30 Endocrine System 15
      Th 11/1 Sandy
      10 T 11/6 Exam 2
      Study Guide
      Th 11/8 GI 16 & 17
      11 T 11/13 Respiratory System 18
      Th 11/15 Excretory System 20
      12 T 11/20 Circulatory System 19
      Th 11/22 NO CLASS (Thanksgiving)
      13 T 11/27 Reproduction 21
      Th 11/29 Reproduction Paper Due
      14 T 12/4 Final Exam Study Guide
      • LAB SCHEDULE & HANDOUTS

        Week Date Topic Readings            
        1 9/3 Chordate Diversity (Lamprey) Chpt 1 & 2, Handout
        2 9/10 The Skull Handout, pdf (review sections related to the skull)
        3 9/17 Postcranial Skeleton Handout
        4 9/24 Musculature Handout
        5 10/1 Musculature Handout
        6 10/8 Musculature
        7 10/15 NO LAB (Hendricks)
        8 10/22 Lab Practical 1
        9 10/29 Brain & Central Nervous System Handout
        10 11/12 Digestive, Respiratory, Urogenital Systems Handout
        11 11/19 Circulatory Handout
        12 11/26 Circulatory Handout
        13 12/3 Lab Practical 2
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