cod. 21952

Academic year 2016/17
1° year of course - Second semester
- Giuliana GOBBI - Prisco MIRANDOLA
Academic discipline
Anatomia umana (BIO/16)
Morfologia umana, funzioni biologiche integrate degli organi ed apparati umani
Type of training activity
84 hours
of face-to-face activities
7 credits
hub: Parma Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria
course unit
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Learning objectives

Learning the morphofunctional aspects of the gross and microscopic organization of the human body. In-depth knowledge of the face and neck anatomy to be exploited in the perspective of a future professional application


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Course unit content

Detailed description of lessons content:
Circulatory system: heart, arteries and veins of the general circulation. Lymph nodes. Thymus. Spleen. Gastrointestinal system. Teeth: classification and identification. Respiratory system. Urinary system. Endocrine system. Central nervous system. Sensitive, pyramidal, and extra pyramidal pathways. Sympathetic system. Cranial nerves.

Full programme

Cardiovascular System. Heart: shape, position, relationship and structure. General features of the arteries, the veins and the capillaries. Arteries and veins of the general circulation. Generalities about lymphatic vessels. Lymph node. Thymus. Spleen. Gastrointestinal system. Teeth: classification and identification, morphology and function. Curve of Spee. Curve of Wilson. Dental arch occlusion. Tooth and paraodontal tissues. Odontogenesis. Respiratory system. Urinary system.
Endocrine system. Central nervous system. Surface aspects and internal organization of the spinal cord, the encephalic trunk, the cerebellum, the diencephalon, the telencephalon. Sensitive, optical, acoustic, vestibular, gustatory, olfactory, pyramidal, and extrapyramidal pathways. Peripheral nervous system: general features of the spinal nerves, the cranial nerves, and the sympathetic system.


ANASTASI et al. “Trattato di Anatomia umana” Ediz. Edi Ermes
FONZI L. “Anatomia funzionale e clinica dello splancnocranio” Ediz. Edi Ermes
TILLMAN B. “Atlante di anatomia odontoiatrica e medicina” RC Ediz. Scientifiche
GILROY AM et al “ Atlante di Anatomia” Prometheus Università” UTET
NETTER F. Atlante di Anatomia umana Masson

Teaching methods

Oral interactive lessons, supported by iconographic material. Direct experience on anatomical models.

Assessment methods and criteria

Learning outcomes will be verified through an oral examination. In the verification phase, to assess whether and to what extent the student has acquired knowledge and understanding as well as autonomous judging and communication capacity, questions about the contents of the course will be made.

Other information

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