cod. 08614

Academic year 2011/12
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Anatomia umana (BIO/16)
Scienze biomediche
Type of training activity
32 hours
of face-to-face activities
4 credits
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Integrated course unit module: ANATOMOPHYSIOLOGY

Learning objectives

The couse means to supply the foundations of the organisations of the various organs and apparata of the human organism


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Course unit content

Organization of human body: terminology and body plans. Concept of organ, apparatus and system. Locomotion apparatus: general characteristics and classification of bones, joint and muscles. Blood and lymphatic vascular apparata. Morphology and structure of heart. General characteristics of pulmonary and systemic circulation. General characteristics of lymphatic circulation and lymphopoietic organs. Respiratory system: nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx, larynx (cartilages, articulations, ligaments and muscles), trachea, bronchi, lungs.
Digestive system: morphology and structure of oral cavity, tongue, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine. Associated glands: liver, pancreas.Urinary system: morphology and structure of kidney and urinary tract. Endocrine apparatus: general characteristics of structural organization of endocrine glands. Nervous system: organization of central nervous system and its components (spinal cord, encephalic trunk, cerebellum, diencephalon and telencephalon). Main ways of general sensitivity and of motor system. General organization of peripheral and autonomic nervous system. Ear. VIII cranial nerve. Auditory pathway, vestibular pathway.

Full programme

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Artico M. et al. Anatomia umana-Principi; Edi-Ermes, Milano
Ambrosi et al. Anatomia dell'Uomo; Edi-Ermes, Milano

Teaching methods


Assessment methods and criteria

oral examination

Other information

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