To develop an understanding of the normal structure of, and interrelationship between, the cells and tissues of the body.
Cell structure and function: Epithelium; nomenclature, classification, specialisations, secretory mechanisms: Connective tissue components; dense, areolar, adipose, cartilage, bone: Muscle; skeletal, cardiac, smooth: Nervous system; peripheral; fibres, ganglion / central; spinal cord, cerebellum, cerebrum. meninges, choroid plexus: Lymphoid System: lymph node, spleen, thymus, tonsils, mucosa associated lymphoid system: Cardiovascular system; heart, blood vessels, sinusoids, lymphatic vessels: Respiratory tissues: trachea, bronchial tree, inter-alveolar septa: Skin and appendages; epidermis, dermis, hair follicle, glands: Urinary system; nephron, collecting ducts, ureter, bladder, urethra: Endocrine system; pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, islets of Langerhans, pineal body, diffuse neuroendocrine system: Gastrointestinal system; teeth, salivary glands, tongue, gastrointestinal tract, liver, gall bladder, pancreas: Male reproductive system; testis, genital ducts, seminal vesicle, prostate, penis: Female reproductive system; ovary, uterus, fallopian tubes, cervix, vagina, mammary glands.
Paulsen, D.F, Histology and Cell biology. Examination and Board Review, Current, McGraw Hill Education (available as an e-book only)
Mescher, A.L. , Junqueira's Basic Histology, Text & Atlas, Current, McGraw-Hill Education Lange, New York
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