HISTOLOGY

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in School of Dentistry
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2016/2017
Year: 
1
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2016/2017
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Credits: 
9
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
54
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (54 hours)
Requirements: 

basic knowledge of biology are needed, chemistry, histology, anatomy already acquired during high school 2nd grade.

Final Examination: 
Orale

Solamente un esame orale che propone quesiti inerenti il programma del Corso

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
Detailed knowledge of the cell structures and of the main tissues. Fundamentals of gametogenesis and reproduction; first steps of the embyogenesis.

General concepts on origins, aims and instruments of Histology.
The cell membrane and the inner membranes: SER, RER, Golgi, nuclear membranes. The glycocalyx. The ribosome and protein synthesis. Endo- and exocytosis. Cell junctions.
The cytoskeleton. Contractile proteins, cilia and flagella.
Cell organules: mitochondria, lysosomes, perossisomes. Cell inclusions.
The nucleus and the nuclear content. The cell cycle, mitosis and meiosis.
The tissues: the epithelia. The secretion and the glands.
The muscle tissue: skeletal, cardiac, smooth.
The connective tissues and the extracellular matrix. The dental tissues.
The nervous tissue and the glia.
The Gametogenesis. The fecondation.
Implant and development of the zygote. The formation of the three-layers embryo.
Placenta
Development of the head and neck . Odontogenesis.
Concepts of organogenesis

REFERENCE BOOKS
-Rosati e Colombo. Istologia . Edi Ermes
-Monesi. Istologia. Piccin
L.P.Gartner, J.L.Hiatt: Istologia. EdiSES.
- Ed Italiana. De Caro, Galli. Embriologia medica di Langman. Masson
- K.L. Moore. Lo sviluppo dell’uomo. Zanichelli
EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL : Slides

Lezioni frontali
ad ausilio dello studente vengono fornite le slides delle lezioni svolte

Il Corso Integrato di ISTOLOGIA prevede lo studio di tre discipline: citologia, Istologia ed embriologia

Professors