Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics

Histology

Course code
4S01523
Name of lecturer
Giuseppe Bertini
Coordinator
Giuseppe Bertini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
7
Academic sector
BIO/17 - HISTOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
1° SEMESTRE dal Oct 3, 2016 al Dec 22, 2016.

Lesson timetable

1° SEMESTRE

Not inserted.

Learning outcomes

The histology course is aimed at providing fundamental knowledge on the organization of the cell and of human tissues, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between morphology and function. Oral cavity and tooth will be dealt with in-depth. Furthermore, the course is aimed at providing basic embryology notions, including tooth histogenesis and the development of the face and oral cavity.

Syllabus

- Cytology and histology methods
- The cell: membrane, cytosol and cytoskeleton, cytoplasmic organelles, nucleus and chromatin
- Lining epithelia and glands
- Connective tissue, cartilage, bone
- Hematopoiesis and blood cells
- Skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle
- Neurons and glia
- Gametogenesis
- Conception and first week of development
- The second, third, and fourth week of development
- Development of the face and oral cavity, including the palate and the tongue
- Development of the tooth

Please note, an extended version of the syllabus (in Italian) is available here: bit.ly/LMOPD-2016

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Adamo, Comoglio, Dolfi, Molinaro, Papaccio, Siracusa, Stefanini, Ziparo Istologia di V. Monesi (Edizione 6) Piccin 2012 978-88-299-2139-3
Bani, Baroni, Becchetti, Bodo Lumare, Bressan, Buscemi, Caramelli Ceccoli, Caruso, Cimini, De Pol, Gerbino, Luca, Marotta, Nico, Nicolin, Pugnaloni, Romagnoli, Sica, Vannucchi Istologia Umana (Edizione 1) Idelson-Gnocchi 2012 978-88-7947-541-9

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam in four parts:
- cytology
- general histology (including the discussione of a virtual histological slide)
- general embryology, development of the oral cavity and of the tooth
- histology of the tooth

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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