Module Code Number

VAN 622

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

Joins and ligaments of the vertebrae, art. of the thorax, art. of the thoracic limb, art. of the manus, art. of the pelvic limb, pedal articulations, art. of the skull in carnivore, equine, ruminant and porcine.

Aims and Objectives of the module

The student is given theoritical and practical knowledge about joints.

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