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Degree Course in Medicine and Surgery “F” - International Medical School

General learning aims: 

  • Structural organization and functions of the human body and their main anatomical and clinical applications at macroscopic, microscopic and ultrastructural level. 
  • Skills: to identify macroscopic anatomical samples and to recognize the structure of the organs by light microscopy.

Human Anatomy (II) 

  • Lymphoid system: Bone marrow. Thymus. Spleen. Lymph nodes.
  • Respiratory system: Nose. Nasal cavities and paranasal sinuses. Pharynx. Larynx. Trachea and bronchi. Lungs and pleura.
  • Digestive system: Oral cavity. Major salivary glands. Isthmus of fauces. Pharynx. Oesophagus. Stomach. Small and large intestine. Rectum. Liver, gallbladder and biliary tree. Pancreas. Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity.
  • Urogenital system: Kidney and ureter. Bladder and urethra. Male reproductive system (testis and spermatic tracts, prostate). Female reproductive system (ovary, uterine tubes and uterus). External genitalia.

Suggested textbook: 

GRAY’S ANATOMY (fortieth edition) – Churchill Livingstone. 

Suggested atlas: 

Atlas of Human Anatomy – FH Netter - Saunders Elsevier.

Additional textbook:


The course is in two parts:

a. Bioethics (lessons to be held in October)

b. Epistemology and Philosophy of Medicine (lessons to be held in November)