Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge of the anatomic organization of the apparati and systems of the human body requested as a pharmacist and as an expert in drugs and health products.
Course contents summary
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. Structure of arteries, veins and blood capillaries. General characteristics of pulmonary and systemic circulation. General characteristics of lymphatic circulation and lymphopoietic organs (lymph nodes, spleen, etc.). Digestive system: morphology and structure of oral cavity, tongue, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine. Associated glands: liver, pancreas. The peritoneum. Respiratory system: morphology and structure of nose cavities, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs. The pleura. Urinary system: morphology and structure of kidney and urinary tract. Ovarian cycle. Description of uterine tubes, uterus. Endocrine apparatus: general characteristics of structural organization of endocrine glands (thyroid, parathyroid, hypophysis, epiphys, adrenal glands, thymus, Langerhans islets). 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.
G. AZZALI, LOCKART-HAMILTON, FIVE: 'Anatomia del Corpo Umano', Ed. Ambrosiana, Milano.