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Foundations of anatomy, physiology and pathology of living organisms - ISTOLOGIA

Course code
4S000211
Name of lecturer
Ilaria Pierpaola Dal Prà
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
BIO/17 - HISTOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
TERP VR 1 ANNO - 1 SEMESTRE dal Oct 6, 2014 al Dec 12, 2014.

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Lesson timetable

TERP VR 1 ANNO - 1 SEMESTRE

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Learning outcomes

Histology is the study of the tissues of the body and how these tissues are arranged to costituite organs. The aim of histology course is to let students comprehend the basic knowledge they need to undertake successefully the rest of their academic learning programs.

Syllabus

Cytology: eukaryotic cell: plasma membrane, cytoplasm, cytoplasmic organelles (endoplasmic reticulum:rough and smooth, Golgi apparatus, mitochondria,ribosomes, lysosomes).
Cytoskeleton (general structure and function),nuclear envelope, nucleus (chromatin, DNA organization and chromosomes),nucleolus, cell cycle (mitosis)
Histology: epithelial tissues, characteristic features of epithelial cells. Types of epithelia:
Covering or lining epithelia, glandular epithelia (exocrine and endocrine glands: examples).
Connettive tissue: cells of connective tissue: fibroblasts and residential cells. Fibers: collagen, reticular fibers, elastic fibers, ground substance.
Adipose tissue: white and brown
Cartilage: hyaline, elastic cartilage, fibrocartilage. Cells and the matrix.
Bone: bone cells, bone matrix
Blood: cells and serum/plasma
Muscle tissue: skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle, smooth muscle. Cells and organization.
Central and peripheral nervous system: neurons and glial cells

Assessment methods and criteria

Examination: written open questions with suggestions.
A written intermediate test regarding the first part of the program is offered during the course. The intermediate test is valid until the end of the academic year. Students that have not passed successfully the intermediate test must repeat the complete program examination. When the complete test has been positively passed it must not be attended again.

Book: Junqueira's Basic Histology text & atlas Anthony L. Mescher 12th edition McGraw Hill LANGE





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