Syllabus | Anatomy | BRIT | First Year

BRIT 1st Year
Anatomy

S.No. Topics To Be Covered Teaching Hours Domain
Chapter 1 General Anatomy
Introduction to Anatomy
Terms and terminology
Regions of Body, Cavities and systems.
Surface anatomy – musculo-skeletal, vascular,
Cardiopulmonary system
General Embryology

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Must Know

Desirable to know
Nice to know

Chapter 2 Applied anatomy& Joints
Musculoskeletal system
Connective tissue & its modification, tendons, membranes, special connective tissue.
Bone structure, blood supply, growth, ossification, and classification.
Muscle classification, structure and functional aspect.
Joints classification, structures of joints, movements, range, limiting factors, stability, blood supply
Nerve supply, dislocations and applied anatomy

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Must Know

 

 

 

Desirable to know

Chapter 3 Upper extremity
Bony architecture
Joints – structure, range of movement
Muscles – origin, insertion, actions, nerve supply
Major nerves – course, branches and implications of nerve injuries Development of limb bones, muscles and anomalies
Radiographic identification of bone and joints Applied anatomy

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Must Know

 

Chapter 4 Lower extremity
Bony architecture
Joints – structure, range of movement
Muscles – origin, insertion, actions, nerve supply
Major nerves – course, branches and implications of nerve injuries Development of limb bones, muscles and anomalies
Radiographic identification of bone and joints Applied anatomy
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Must Know

Chapter 5 Spine and thorax
Back muscles -Superficial layer
Deep muscles of back, their origin, insertion, action and nerve supply.
Vertebral column – Structure & Development, Structure & Joints of vertebra. Thoracic cage

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Must Know

Chapter 6 Head and neck: Cranium
Facial Muscles – origin, insertion, actions, nerve supply Temporal mandibular Joints – structure, types of movement

4

 

Must Know

Chapter 7 Nervous system
Classification of nervous system
Nerve – structure, classification, microscopy with examples. Neurons, classification with examples. Simple reflex arc.
Parts of a typical spinal nerve / Dermatome: Central nervous system – disposition, parts and functions Cerebrum, Cerebellum, Midbrain & brain stem Blood supply & anatomy of brain.
Spinal cord-anatomy, blood supply, nerve pathways Pyramidal, extra pyramidal system, Thalamus, hypothalamus, Structure and features of meninges Ventricles of brain, CSF circulation Development of nervous system & defects
Cranial nerves – (course, distribution, functions and palsy) Sympathetic nervous system, its parts and components
Parasympathetic nervous system Applied anatomy.

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Must Know

 

Must Know

 

Desirable to Know

 

Nice to know

Chapter 8 Sensory system
Structure and function of Visual system, Auditory system, Gustatory system, Olfactory system, Somatic sensory system

4

 

Desirable to know

Chapter 9 Cardiovascular system
Circulatory system – major arteries and veins of the body, structure of blood vessels
Heart structure, positions, chambers, valves, internal & external features Blood supply to heart
Conductive system of heart

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Must Know

Chapter 10 Lymphatic System: General anatomy

2

Nice to know
Chapter 11 Respiratory system
Structure of upper and lower respiratory tract Thorax
Pleural cavities & pleura Lungs and respiratory tree Heart and great vessels Diaphragm

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Must Know

Chapter 12 Digestive system
Parts of digestive system
Abdominal cavity – divisions Muscles of abdominal wall, Liver, Pancreas, Spleen, Alimentary canal Gall bladder Intestine (small & large)

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Chapter 13 Urinary System
Pelvic floor, innervations Kidney, Ureter, bladder, urethra

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Chapter 14 Genital system – male and female
Reproductive system of male, Reproductive system of female

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Desirable to Know

Chapter 15 Endocrine system
Pituitary gland, Thyroid, Parathyroid

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Nice to Know

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