MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | Embryology

MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | Embryology

S No Topic Domain Time (in hour) Theory & practical
Must Know Desirable to Know Nice to Know
1. Introduction Cell division : mitosis and meiosis 1
2 Gametogenesis Spermato and spermiogenesis,Oogenesis Methods of contraception Menstrual cycle 3
3 First week of development Spermmaturationandcapacitation, ovulation, fertilization, cleavage, implantation Stem cells, IVF 1
4 Second week of development Bilaminar germ disc Ectopic pregnancy, H.mole, Teratology 1
5 Third week of development Gastrulation, Formation of notochord,   1
6 Third to eighth week of development Neurulation, neural crest cells, neural tube defects, Derivatives of mesoderm   Folding of embryo 1
7 Placenta Foetal membranes, Placenta : Structure, circulation and functions,Placentalbarrier Amnion and amniotic fluid Prenatal diagnosis,Twinning 2
8 Formation of tissues Formation of mesenchyme, blood, cartilage, bone Limb defect 1
9 Body cavities Pleural, pericardial and peritoneal cavities, Formation of diaphragm with congenital diaphragmatic hernias   1
10 Skin and appendages Development of mammary gland, skin and appendages   1
11 Respiratory System Development of Lung buds & trachea Maturation of the lungs   Tracheo-oesophageal Fistula Respiratory distress syndrome 1
12 Cardiovascular system Cardiac loop, cardiac septa, atrial & ventricular development, sinus venosus Heart defects (anatomical basis) : ASD,VSD,PDA, Fallot’s Tetralogy, TGA Fetal circulation,  Aortic arches, portal vein formation   Development of veins Venous system defects 7
13 Alimentary System Division of gut tube & formation of mesentery, Development of foregut structures : Oesophagus, Stomach,Duodenum, Hepato-biliary apparatus, Pancreas, Spleen, Midgut:Rotation and Fixation,Caecum and Appendix,Meckel’sdiverticulum, Hindgut:Cloaca, Rectum and Anal Canal with congenital malformations   Congenital Hypertrophic Pyloric stenosis, omphalocoele, gastroschisis 7
S.No Topic Domain Time (in hour) Theory & practical
Must Know Desirable to Know Nice to Know
14 Development of head and neck Derivatives  of Pharyngeal arches and their innervation, pouches and clefts Tongue, thyroid gland, with developmental anomalies 5
15 Face, Nose and Palate development of face, nose ,palate with developmental anomalies   5
12 The Skeleton Development and ossification  of bones, skeleton,neural arch,vertebrae   1
13 Urogenital system Developmentof Kidneys andUreters Urinary Bladder and Urethra with developmental anomalies; Development of gonads (testis  and ovary) and genital ducts With Congenital malformations Renal defects ,; Renal tumours Ambiguous genitalia and Hermaphroditism; 6
14 Endocrine system Adrenal, Parathyroid, Pituitary With Congenital malformations   2
15 Nervous System Spinal Cord, Brain- Forebrain, Midbrain and Hindbrain, ,  Congenital malformations Spina bifida, Anencephaly, Hydrocephalus 5
16 Special senses Development of eye Development of ear and anomalies of eye and ear