2023-2024 / VETE2102-1

Pets physiology I


26h Th, 6h Pr, 2h Mon. WS

Number of credits

 Bachelor in veterinary medicine4 crédits 


Tatiana Art, Thomas Marichal


Tatiana Art

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The course of Physiology I includes the following contents :

  • Introduction to physiology,
  • General physiology,
  • Muscular physiology,
  • Neurophysiology,
  • Thermoregulation and exercise physiology.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The objective of these lectures is to describe the function of the different systems of the body, taking into account the peculiarities of the different species of domestic animals.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

The pre-requisites are disponible in the study programme .

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The practices include seminars, demonstrations, interactive video teaching, functional tests and initiation to experimentation. They are compulsory and require a clean lab jacket, and a stethoscope.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

The time schedules of the theoretical and practical teachings are available on the valves and on the website of the faculty. Any change is announced orally and on the university portal.

Recommended or required readings

The manuscripts and notes are available at the "Office des Cours de la Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire" (Bât. B42).
The reference book is the "Cunningham's Textbook of Veterinary Physiology, 5th Edition" edited in 2013 by J. Cunningham in W.B. Saunders Company. It is available at the faculty library.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam

Out-of-session test(s)

Additional information:

pThe evaluation of the student is organised as a 120 minutes written examination, including multiple choice questions and open questions with short answers.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Prof. Tatiana Art E-mail : tatiana.art@uliege.be Phone: 04/366.40.55 Fax :    04/366.29.35
 Contact assistante  Email: vdelvaux@uliege.be Tél : 04/366.42.68    email:

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