HISTOLOGY

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in School of Dentistry
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2018/2019
Year: 
1
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2018/2019
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, chemistry, histology and anatomy are needed, already learned on secondary school.

Final Examination: 
Orale

An oral exam is provide about questions related to the program of the course
The exam consists of questions related to the program of IC teachings (Cytology, Histology, Embryology and bases of organogenesis), to define the comprehension capacity (20%), the ability to apply knowledge and understanding (20%), the autonomy of judgment (20%), learning ability (20%) and communication skills (20%).

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
Depth knowledge of cell structures and main tissues. Main topics of gametogenesis and reproduction; first steps of embyogenesis.

General concepts about 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
Frontal lessons are provided

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

Frontal lessons
Slides of lessons are provide to student

The Integrated Course of Histology involves the study of three disciplines: cytology, histology and embryology

Professors