Module Code Number

VAN 601

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week  (T P C)

2 2 3

Module Lecturer

Lecturers in the department of anatomy.

Year / Term


Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended


Module Contents


Vertebral column, ribs, sternum, thorax, bones of the thoracic limb (scapula, humerus, antebrachium, manus), bones of the pelvic limb (coxae, femur, tibia, fibula, patella, pedis ),  and skull in carnivore, equine, ruminant and porcine.



Aims and Objectives of the module

The student is given theoritical and practical knowledge about bones.

Method of assessment

Powerpoint presentation and practical applications.

Teaching Language


Textbook /

Recommended readings

1-Sisson and Grossman’s The Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (Volume I-II) (4 th ed.), by Getty,R.W.B. Sounders, 1975.

 2-Atlas of Topographical Anatomy of the Domestic Animals. (Volume I )( 4 th ed.,) by Popesko ,P.

3-The Anatomy of the Domestic Animals.(Volume I,V)(1st.ed) by Nickel,R.,Schummer,A.,Seiferle,E..Verlag Paul Parey.1986