General Anatomy is undoubtedly one of the most important and extensive subjects of NEET MDS. Also, it requires a lot of memorization and retention as it contains many important terms.

You can’t afford to study the entire syllabus of General Anatomy since you will tend to forget most of the information.


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Therefore, using a Selective Approach is the best way to prepare General Anatomy for NEET MDS.

In order to assist you in your preparation of General Anatomy, PrepLadder Experts have bring forth this article which will cast light on the Most Important Topics of General Anatomy for NEET MDS.

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Most Important Topics of General Anatomy for NEET MDS 

Here, we present the list of Most Important Topics of General Anatomy from NEET MDS perspective:


Unit Name

Most Important Topics

Face and Scalp

Structure of Scalp

Arterial Supply of Scalp

Aponeurotic Layer of Scalp

Facial Muscles

Muscles of Facial Expression


Arterial Supply of Face

Venous Drainage of Face

Dangerous Area of Face

Facial Nerve

Bell’s Palsy


Orbit and Eye

Conjunctival Sac

Zeis Glands

Nasolacrimal Duct

Valve of Hasner

Nerve Supply of Lacrimal Glands

Orbital Bones

Muscles of Eye


Oculomotor Nerve

Ophthalmic Nerve

Eyeball, Cornea

Ciliary Body



External Acoustic Meatus

Middle Ear

Eustachian Tube

Auditory Ossicles

Tympanic Membrane

Bony Labyrinth


Nasal Cavity and Air Sinuses

Nasal Septum

Para-nasal Sinuses

Hiatus Semilunaris



Mouth and Pharynx


Hyoglossus Muscles

Pterygomandibular Raphe and Space

Passavant’s Ridge


Pharyngeal Wall

Tonsils, Palate in Detail

Muscles of Pharynx

Waldeyer’s Lymphatic Ring




Extrinsic and Intrinsic Muscles of Tongue

Arterial Supply and Lymphatic Drainage


Nerve Supply of Tongue


Salivary Glands

Ducts, Innervation of Major Salivary Glands

Cervical Fascia

All Major Salivary Glands in Detail


TMJ and Muscles of Mastication

Synovial Joint

Articular Disc of TMJ

Ligaments of TMJ

Proprioceptors of TMJ

Muscles of Mastication

Mandibular Movements and Muscles



Triangles of Neck ( In Detail)

Supra and Infra Hyoid Muscles

Sternocleidomastoid Muscles

Jugular Nodes

Ansa Cervicalis

Carotid Body

Thyroid, Ligament of Berry

Thyroid Artery

Parathyroid Glands

Muscles of Back

Subclavian Artery



Cartilages, Nerve Supply

Muscles, Sinus of Morgagni


Vertebral Column and Spinal Cord

Filum Terminale

CSF, Spinal Cord


Meninges of Brain

Dura Matter

Subarachnoid Space

Venous Sinuses

Cavernous Sinus

Emissary Veins



Parts of Brain


Cerebral Cortex


Spinothalamic Tract

Descending Tracts


Vascular and Lymphatic System of Head and Neck

Aortic Arch

Carotid Artery

Subclavian Artery

Internal and External Carotid Artery

Facial Artery

Circle of Willis

Jugular Veins

Superficial and Deep Circle Lymph Nodes

Waldeyer’s Ring


Cranial Nerves



All Cranial Nerves especially Trigeminal and Facial Nerve

Facts about Nerves

Origin and Course



Classification of Bones

Classification of Joints

Mandible, Clavaria

Base of Skull

Foramina and Structures Passing Through it

Pterion, Bregma

Highest Point on Skull

Lingual, Foramen Magnum

Cervical Vertebra



Meiosis, Cell Cycle


Morula, Primitive Streak

Derivatives of Endoderm

Mesoderm and Ectoderm

Pharyngeal Arches and Pouches

Meckel’s Cartilage

Reichert’s Cartilage

Tongue Development

Development of Thyroid

Cleft Lip and Palate


Histology and Cytology

Cell Organelles

Types of Epithelia

Meissner’s Corpuscles

Pacinian Corpuscles

Collagen, Elastin

Types of Cartilage

Sharpey’s Fibers

Epiphysis, Metaphysis and Diaphysis

Histology of Blood Vessels

Lymphoid Organs

Sarcoplasm and Sarcomere


Schwann Cells

Histology of Kidney


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Subject-Wise Marks Distribution for NEET MDS 2017

Intensely preparing the aforesaid topics will definitely help you answer majority of the questions from General Anatomy in NEET MDS. 

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