Anatomy, physiology & pathology (B1)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Anatomy, physiology & pathology (B100) The study of the human body and how it is affected by disease. Includes study at cellular and molecular levels. fl.CugSubject
Anatomy (B110) The scientific study of the structure and function of the human body, including tissues, organs and systems. fl.CugSubject
Physiology (B120) The study of the function and behaviour of the human body, including subjects such as respiration, circulation, digestion, excretion, reproduction and neuroscience. fl.CugSubject
Clinical physiology (B121) The study of the major physiology systems in humans, measurement techniques in their normal and abnormal function, and their use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. fl.CugSubject
Pathology (B130) The study of the nature, causes and development of human diseases, and the mechanisms of disease infestation and transfer. fl.CugSubject
Cellular pathology (B131) The study of the effects and nature of diseases in cellular structures. fl.CugSubject
Pathobiology (B132) The study of the biological nature of diseases. fl.CugSubject
Neuroscience (B140) The study of the anatomy, physiology, biophysics, biochemistry, molecular biology, pharmacology and behaviour of human nerve cells and nervous systems. fl.CugSubject
Physiotherapy (B160) The study of the planning and execution of treatment programmes to prevent or remedy physical dysfunction, relieve pain and prevent further disability. fl.CugSubject
Podiatry (B170) The study of the diagnosis and management of pathologies of the lower limb and foot. fl.CugSubject
Anatomy, physiology & pathology not elsewhere classified (B190) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology categories. To be used sparingly. fl.CugSubject