Human Anatomy III

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

Human Anatomy (III)

  • Neuroanatomy: Overview of the Central Nervous System. Spinal cord. Brain stem. Cerebellum. Diencephalon.
    Basal ganglia. Cerebral hemisphere. Ventricular system, subarachnoid spaces and meninges. Motor pathways.
    Pathways of the general and the specific sensibility. 
  • Peripheral nervous system: Generalities. Spinal nerves. Plexuses. Cranial nerves. Organization of the
    Autonomic Nervous System.
  • Visual apparatus: Orbit and accessory visual apparatus. Eyeball. Visual Pathway.
  • Auditory apparatus: External and middle ear. Internal ear. Pathway of sound reception. 
  • Endocrine system: Generalities. Hypothalamus and its nuclei. Pituitary gland. Pineal gland. Thyroid and
    parathyroid glands. Adrenal gland. Endocrine Pancreas. Interstitial glands of testis and ovary. 

Suggested textbook: 

GRAY’S ANATOMY (fortieth edition) Churchill Livingstone. 

Suggested atlas: 

 Atlas of Human Anatomy – FH Netter - Saunders Elsevier. 

Additional textbook: 

GRAY’S CLINICAL NEUROANATOMY – Mancall and Brock – Elsevier