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General Histology

  • Course Code :
    SGS 251
  • Level :
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Faculty of Oral & Dental Medicine

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

• To teach the students the basic histology structures of different cells and tissues of human body, preparing them for studying organs and systems in the second term & second Year • Making correlation between function and structure of various tissues and their clinical significance

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define and describe the histological characteristics of normal cells..
2- Define and compare between different blood cells .
3- Define and discuss the basic histological tissues of the body (General histology ) and some systems in the second term (Vascular , Lymphatics , & Skin )

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Answer MCQ questions on various parts of the curriculum.
2- Correlate between Histological structure & function of any cell or tissue
3- Diagnose slides different from those seen during his course but of the same organs or tissues previously studied

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Differentiate between different tissues and organs in histological slide seen under the microscope .
2- Know different cell organelles in projector slides
3- Know different blood cells in blood films seen in projector slides
4- Know different types of epithelium, connective tissue cells, connective tissue proper & bine cells

d. General and Transferable Skills:

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Cytology 12 Cytology Cytology
Skin 4 Skin Skin
Lymphatic system 8 Lymphatic system Lymphatic system
Digestive glands 8 Digestive glands Digestive glands
Endocrine 4 Endocrine Endocrine
Blood 8 Blood Blood
Epithelium 8 Epithelium Epithelium
Connective Tissue 8 Connective Tissue Connective Tissue
Cartilage 4 Cartilage Cartilage
Bone 8 Bone Bone
Muscle 4 Muscle Muscle
Nervous tissue 4 Nervous tissue Nervous tissue
Vascular 4 Vascular Vascular

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Book Author Publisher
Basic Histology : Text & Atlas Anthony L. Mescher McGraw Hill

Course notes :

Department Book available for students to purchase from different bookshops at the faculty

Recommended books :

• CD-ROM containing topics in the curriculum provided with photomicrographs of these topics • Basic histology Junqueira, L.C. • Atlas of histology : Di Fiore • Functional Histology ( Wheater's ) Text & Atlas of histology • Gartner & Hiatt Atlas of Histology • Cormack concise Textbook of Histology

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