37198 - Anatomy (Part 1) (AK-C)

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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

At the end of the anatomy course, students must demonstrate that they acquired a solid knowledge concerning the organization of the human body and namely of all organs, that is essential to address firstly physiology and then the clinical and surgical disciplines. Starting from a systematic basis of gross anatomy, students will be addressed to the microscopic examination of the different structures.

Course contents

The Integumentary System  

The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue

The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton and skull

The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton


Muscular Tissue

The Muscular System

The Cardiovascular System: The Blood

The Cardiovascular System: The Heart

The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics

The Lymphatic System and Immunity

The Respiratory System


Anatomia del Gray , 40° ed (2 volumi), Edra

Netter F., Atlante di Anatomia Umana, Edra

Cocco L. e Manzoli L. Guida alla lettura dell'Atlante di Anatomia Umana di F. Netter, Edra

Anastasi G. et al., Anatomia Umana (3vol), Edi Ermes

Moore H., Anatomia clinica, Casa Editrice Ambrosiana

Rohen-Yokochi, Atlante fotografico di Anatomia descrittiva e topografica, Piccin

Atlante di Anatomia, Prometheus , EdiSes

Young B. et al., Wheater Istologia ed Anatomia microscopica, Edra Masson

Teaching methods

The course consists of a series of lectures which are accompanied by practical activities.

Assessment methods

The final verification consists of an oral exam in which the student must demonstrate the acquired knowledge of the systematic and topographical anatomy and neuroanatomy of the various organs. Students must also identify the anatomical structure of a microscopic slide.

Teaching tools

Lectures using computer presentations.

CT and MR imaging.

Office hours

See the website of Matilde Yung Follo