Module Code Number

VAN 624

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, the ribs, the sternum, the thorax, bones of the thoracic limb (scapula, humerus, antebrachium, manus), bones of the pelvic limb (coxae, femur, tibia, fibula, patella, pedis) and skull in aves. 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 and myology, fascia and muscules of the head, fascia and muscules of the neck, fascae and muscules of the back and loins, fascia and muscules of the tail, muscules of the thorax, abdominal fascia and muscules, muscules of the thoracic limb, fasciae and muscules of the pelvic limb in aves.

Aims and Objectives of the module

The student is given theoritical and practical knowledge about bones, joint and muscles of avian.

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