2023-2024 / VETE2105-1

Pets Physiology III


34h Th, 6h Pr, 10h Mon. WS

Number of credits

 Bachelor in veterinary medicine6 crédits 


Tatiana Art, Stefan Deleuze, Thomas Marichal


Stefan Deleuze

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 III includes the following contents:

  • Endocrinology
  • Physiology of lactation
  • Physiology of reproduction (gametogenesis, ovulation, fertilization, gestation, parturition...etc).

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The objective of these lectures is to describe the functioning 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 on 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)

Under the GREEN Covid-19 code, the theoric courses are given on-site. 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 books are the "Cunningham's Textbook of Veterinary Physiology, 5th Edition" edited in 2013 by J. Cunningham in W.B. Saunders Company, and for the physiology of reproduction, « Pathways To Pregnancy & Parturition », 3rd ed / Senger, Editeur Current conception. Both books are available at the faculty library.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam AND oral exam

Other : Written OR oral exam

Additional information:

The evaluation of the student is organised as a 2,5-hour written examination, including open questions with short and long answers.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Prof. Thomas Marichal E-mail : t.marichal@uliege.be  Tél. : 04/366.40.37 or 95.55   Prof. Stefan Deleuze E-mail : s.deleuze@uliege.be Phone : 04/366.42.33
Assistant contact for TPs/TDs (schedule, absence, ...): Carine Gatez E-mail: carine.gatez@uliege.be  Phone : 04/366.41.67

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

You will find printable version of the courses.