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General Anatomy, Histology & Embryology: Course Outline for BDS General Histology

Course Outline

General Histology

  • Histology will be taught concurrently with Anatomy throughout the course
  • Underlying principles of histology techniques and staining specific tissues should be explained
  • Most of the teaching will be done on stained and mounted sections and every type of normal tissue will be covered
  1. Cell
  • Cell as a whole
  • Cell Membrane
  • Interior of cell
  • Nucleus
  1. Microscopy
  2. Epithelial tissues
  3. Connective tissue
  4. Cartilage
  5. Bone
  6. Muscular tissue
  7. Nervous tissue & Nervous system
  • Cerebral cortex
  • Cerebellar cortex
  • Spinal cord
  1. Lymphoid organ
  2. Circulatory system
  3. Integument

Special Histology

  1. The digestive system
  • The oral cavity
  • Tongue
  • Teeth
  • Gums
  • Pharynx
  • Hard palate
  • Soft palate and lips
  • Esophagus
  • Salivary glands
  1. The respiratory system
  • Nasal cavity
  • Paranasal sinuses
  • Larynx and trachea
  • Bronchi and lungs
  1. The endocrine system
  • Pituitary
  • Thyroid and parathyroid
  • Adrenal
  • Pineal body

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