THE BLOOD: characteristics, plasmatic protein, red blood cells. Emostasis, blood coagulation and platelets.
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM: function of the myocardium, cardiac cycle, electrocardiography, hemodynamic, blood pressure, trans-capillary exchanges, venous system, central control of circulation.
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM: respiratory mechanics, alveolar ventilation, control of respiration, transport of gas in the blood.
URINARY SYSTEM: glomerular filtration, tubular functions, clearances, concentration and dilution of the urine, acid-basic regulation.
REPRODUCTION: puberty, oestral cycle, follicle and corpora lutes growth and function, regulation of spermatogenesis, hormones actions and functions, fertilization, pregnancy.
Practical lessons: blood sampling and analysis, auscultation, collection and evaluation of gametes quality.