1. Gross Anatomy
Introduction to Anatomy, nomenclature, anatomical position, planes, tissues and movements.
(a) Names of the bones of the body and their position; classification of the bones with examples;
general features of the bone and normal development; microscopic anatomy of bone; general pattern
of blood supply; ossification of the bones of the limbs for age determination. X-rays of bones.
(b) Process of repair of bone.
2. Muscular System
(a) Classification and identification of the muscles of the body: main attachments, nerve supply and
action(s), microscopic anatomy of muscles and the nerve terminations.
(b) Details of attachments of the muscles; ultrastructural features of muscle; mechanism of the movement caused by the muscle/muscles and various forces exerted by them and their detailed action(s).
(a) Definition and classification of joints, general features of different types of joints; detailed study of
major joints of the limbs and movements performed at various joints in the body.
(b) Microscopic anatomy of articular cartilage; maintenance of articular cartilages; blood supply and
nerve supply of the joints.
4. Cardio Vascular System
(a) Normal position, external features and parts of the heart; internal features of the chambers of heart, names of the blood vessels and venous drainage of the organs, structures and body as a whole,
conducting system of heart, fibroskeleton of heart.
(b) Variation(s), developmental anomalies of heart and blood vessels, valvular defects and their effects in pathogenesis of the anomalies.
5. Respiratory System
(a) Position, parts, relations, blood supply of upper and lower respiratory tract. Pleura, its reflection,
nerve supply, pleural recesses and their significance, bronchopulmonary segments, their importance.
(b) Mechanism of respiration
6. Digestive System
(a) Position, extent, parts, relations, blood supply, nerve supply, lymphatic drainage and sphincters of the gastrointestinal system.
(b) Sphincteric action including functional implications.
7. Genito-Urinary System
(a) Parts, position, relations, blood supply, nerve supply and lymphatic drainage of uterus, cervix,
vagina, ovary, ovarian duct, testes, epididymis, seminal vesicle, ductus deferens, prostate, kidney,
ureter, urinary bladder and urethra
(b) Innervation of urinary bladder in detail
8. Endocrine System and Individual Endocrine Glands
(a) Various endocrine glands, their location, relations, blood supply, nerve supply and lymphatic drainage.
(b) Clinical manifestations of common endocrine disorders.
9. Nervous System and its components
(a) Parts of nervous system, neuron meninges, nerve terminals, neuroglia, myelination, degeneration
and regeneration, ventricles, CSF, spinal cord and its blood supply. Motor and sensory pathways,
cranial nerves, thalamus, cerebellum, limbic and autonomic pathways. Functional cortical areas,
motor and sensory cortex and their blood supply.
10. Special Sensory Organs
(a) Anatomy of :
(i) eye ball, extra ocular muscles their nerve supply and actions (s)
(iv) tongue, its musculature blood supply and lymphatic drainage.
11. Lymphatic System
(a) Location of the major groups of the lymphnodes of the body and their drainage areas. Anatomy of the major lymphatics specially thoracic duct and its tributaries.
12. Surface Anatomy
Surface features of the body and projection of the outline of heart, its borders, surfaces and valves,
lungs, their borders, fissures and hila, pleura, liver, kidneys and various abdominal and pelvic organs
and important vessels and nerves