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Anatomy of Exotic Animals
Course Code: VAN532
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 2
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Basic gross anatomical knowledge of turtles, reptiles and some exotic birds.s

Course Content

In some wild and exotic animals, Systema locomotorium, Systema digestorium Systema respiratorium, Systema urogenitalis, Systema nervosum, Systema vasorum, and aesthesiologia.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1. having knowledge about amphibians and reptile anatomy
2. to have knowledge about snake anatomy
3. having knowledge about lizard anatomy
4.to have information about turtle anatomy
5. have knowledge about primate anatomy
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1. ÖCAL, M.K., ERDEN, H., ÖĞÜT, İ., KARA, M.E “Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (General-Skin-Forelimb)." Adnan Menderes University Press No: 5 (1998) 2. ÖCAL, M.K., ÖĞÜT, İ., KARA, M.E “Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (Trunk)." Adnan Menderes University Press No: 11 (1999) 3. DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy I” Medisan Press (1996) 4. DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy II” Medisan Press (1996) 5. DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy III” Medisan Press (2005) 6. DURSUN, N “Anatomy of the Domestic Birds” Medisan Press (2002) 7. BAHADIR, A., YILDIZ, H “Veterinary Anatomy I (Locomotion System)” Ezgi Press (2004) 8. BAHADIR, A., YILDIZ, H “Veterinary Anatomi II (Organs)” Ezgi Press (2005) 9. DYCE, KM., SACK, WO., WENSING, CJG “ Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy” W.B. Saunders Company (1987) 10. NICKEL, R., SHUMMER, A., SEIFERLE, E “The Anatomy of the Domestic Animals Volume I –IV)” Verlag Paul Parey (1986) 11. BUDRAS, KD., WUNSCHE, A “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Cattle)” Medipres (2009) 12. BUDRAS, KD., FRICKE, W., RICHTER, R “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Dog)” Medipres (2009) 13. BUDRAS, KD., RÖCK, S “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Horse)”,Translation, Medipres (2009) 14. POPESKO P, “Topographic Anatomy Atlas of the Domestic Animals” Translation, Nobel Tıp Press (2010)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Classification and general anatomical features of vertebrate animals
Week 1 - Practice
anatomy of vertebrate animals
Week 2 - Theoretical
Amphibians, reptiles locomotion system
Week 2 - Practice
examination of amphibians and reptiles muscular system
Week 3 - Theoretical
Amphibians, reptiles respiratory and digestive system
Week 3 - Practice
examination of Amphibians, reptiles, respiratory and digestive system
Week 4 - Theoretical
Amphibians, reptiles, urogenital and, circulatory system
Week 4 - Practice
examination of circulatory and urogenital system in amphibians
Week 5 - Theoretical
Amphibians, reptiles nervous system
Week 5 - Practice
examination of nervous system in amphibians and reptiles
Week 6 - Theoretical
Amphibians, reptiles sensory organs
Week 6 - Practice
Examination of sensory organs in amphibians and reptiles
Week 7 - Theoretical
Discussion of Homework
Week 8 - Practice
Midterm exam
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Amphibians, reptiles endocrine system
Week 9 - Practice
Examination of endocrine system in amphibians and reptiles
Week 10 - Theoretical
The anatomy of the turtle
Week 10 - Practice
examination of the turtle skeleton
Week 11 - Theoretical
The anatomy of a lizard
Week 11 - Practice
lizard skeleton
Week 12 - Theoretical
The anatomy of a snake
Week 12 - Practice
skeleton of snake
Week 13 - Theoretical
The anatomy of primate
Week 13 - Practice
skeleton of primat
Week 14 - Theoretical
The anatomy of primate
Week 14 - Practice
skeleton of primat
Week 15 - Theoretical
Discussion of Homework
Week 16 - Practice
Final exam
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory51110
Lecture - Practice51110
Assignment25010
Midterm Examination1819
Final Examination110111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
4
5
4
5
OÇ-2
5
4
5
4
OÇ-3
5
4
5
4
OÇ-4
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
5
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