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Descriptive Anatomy I (6 ECTS)

Through Descriptive Anatomy students have the opportunity to study in detail the anatomical regions of the human body, along with the organs and functional systems. Cadaver dissection, lectures in the amphitheater and locations with Anatomage tables or Human Body Navigators are all used to teach anatomy. This course’s subjects include: abdominal anatomy, the digestive system, the abdominal wall and groin, the peritoneum and omentum, the retroperitoneum, the abdominal aorta, the inferior vena cava, the nerves, the lymphatics/lymph nodes, the abdominal organs, the esophagus, the stomach, the small intestine, the appendix, the large intestine and anorectum, the liver, the extrahepatic biliary tract and gallbladder, the pancreas, the spleen, the respiratory system, the genitourinary system, the kidneys and ureters, the adrenal glands, the urinary bladder, the male and female genital systems, breast anatomy and anatomy of the heart.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will possess a comprehensive base of knowledge with respect to the anatomical regions, the organs and the functional systems of the human body.


Head Professor: Theodore G. Troupis