Second Edition

International Anatomical Terminology


The Federative International Programme for Anatomical Terminology
A programme of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA)

Bibliographic Reference Citation:
FIPAT. Terminologia Anatomica. 2nd ed. Federative International Programme for Anatomical Terminology, 2019

Approved and adopted by the IFAA General Assembly, 2020.

Creative Commons License:
The publication of Terminologia Anatomica is under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-ND 4.0) license

The individual terms in this terminology are within the public domain. Statements about terms being part of this international standard terminology should use the above bibliographic reference to cite this terminology. The unaltered PDF files of this terminology may be freely copied and distributed by users. IFAA member societies are authorized to publish translations of this terminology. Authors of other works that might be considered derivative should write to the Chair of FIPAT for permission to publish a derivative work.



  • Title
  • License
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contents
  • User Guide

Part 1

  • Ch. 1 Anatomia generalis

Part 2 – Systemata musculoskeletalia

  • Ch. 2 Ossa
  • Ch. 3 Juncturae
  • Ch. 4 Musculi

Part 3 – Systemata visceralia

  • Ch. 5 Systema digestorium
  • Ch. 6 Systema respiratorium
  • Ch. 7 Cavitas thoracis
  • Ch. 8 Systema urinarium
  • Ch. 9 Systemata genitalia
  • Ch. 10 Cavitas abdominopelvica

Part 4 – Systemata integrantia I

  • Ch. 11 Glandulae endocrinae
  • Ch. 12 Systema cardiovasculare
  • Ch. 13 Organa lymphoidea

Part 5 – Systemata integrantia II

  • Ch. 14 Systema nervosum
  • Ch. 15 Organa sensuum
  • Ch. 16 Integumentum commune

Errata – version 2.07 (16 August 2021)