MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | General Anatomy

MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | General Anatomy

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Must Know Desirable to Know Nice to know
1 Introduction to Anatomy Anatomical subdivisions History of anatomy 2
2 Anatomical terminology The position of the body; Anatomical planes; Term used in Gross Anatomy; Terms used in Embryology; Terms related to limbs, hollow organs and solid organs; Terms used for indicating the side and describing the muscle & movements 4
3 Cells & Tissues Structure and function of cell, cell organelles Typesof tissues with the examples & function Cell division, cell cycle, cell junctions Apoptosis 2
4 Skin & fascia Introduction,Structure and functions Superficial Fascia:  Distribution of fat,functions. Deep Fascia: Features, modifications, functions. Skin appendages Structure 2
5 Bones Definition, Classification and functions of bone; Parts, types of epiphyses, Ossification, Blood supply of long bone, Applied Anatomy Cartilage – Definition, types, structure, distribution, nutrition. Cartilage Development and growth Bone: Growth of individual  bone and factors influencing them 5
6 Joints Classification,synovial joints in detail, Blood supply & nerve supply. Applied Anatomy Movements and mechanism Kinesiology 2
7 Muscular system Definition and Classification, Skeletal muscle in detail, Functional classification, Prime movers, Fixators, Antagonists, Synergists Applied Anatomy Ultrastructure of muscle Muscle contraction 3
8 CVS Classification and structure of blood vessels Applied Anatomy Anastomosis   3
9 Lymphatic system Lymph vessels, Lymphoid tissue Applied Anatomy Circulating lymphocytes – T and B lymphocytes Immunoglobulins 2
10 Nervous system Classification of nervous system, Cell in the nervous system, Structure of a neuron, Structure of a typical  spinal nerve Applied Anatomy Myelin sheath Synapses, Neuromuscular junctions 4
11 Genetics Chromosomes, Genes, laws of inheritance, Karyotyping chromosomal aberrations, Downs, Turners , Klinefelters syndromes Prenatal diagnosis. Genetic counselling 3