cod. 06208

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Istologia (BIO/17)
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
14 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

The target of the course is to allow the student to know and to understand the essential elements of the tissues and organs structure. The student will
utilize knowledge and understanding for Anatomy and Physiology future study. At the end of the course the student will demonstrate knowledge and
understandin about: Cell strucrute and organization, Tissue structure and organization, Multi tissutal units structure and organization. Moreover, students will be aquire knowledge and understanding applying knowledge or learning skills to discuss critically the molecular bases of cell differentiation during preimplantation development.


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Course unit content

In the first part of the course will be summarized principle of cytology an
in particular will be focused cell organization and aggregation. In the
second part of the course will be developed the structural aspects of
different tissues, referring in particular to the muscolo scheletal
apparatus. Various pluritissutal units lik skin, muscles and mucosae will
be analyzed, taking care the nervous system organization.

Full programme

The cell. Chemical and physical aspects. biological properties
The extracellular matrix. Chemical and physical aspects. Biological
properties. Morpho-functional
The cell as a thermodynamic system. The cell system as planned. The
cell as a chemical environment. The cell as a physical environment. The
bacterial cell. The plant cell. The animal cell
Cell senescence. The cell death
Somatic cells and germ cells
Stem cells and differentiated cells. The cell populations.
Embryonic development. The stages of development. Differentiation and
The fabrics definitive. Epithelial tissues. Tropho-mechanical tissues.
Muscle tissues. nerve tissue
The units pluritessutali. The glands. The mucous membrane of the
alimentary canal, the apparatus. respiratory, urinary tract, the genital
tract. female and male genital system. The serous membranes. The skin.
The productions skin
The blood-vessels and lymphatics. The muscles. The bones. The nerves, Ganglia


R Di Primio et al
Istologia Umana
Ed. Idelson
NM Maraldi et al. Istologia Medica; Casa Editrice Edi Ermes
NM Maraldi et al. Biologia - Citologia Medica; Casa Editrice Edi Ermes

Teaching methods

Front oral lessons or if possible on line lessons by using microsoft Teams

Assessment methods and criteria

To evaluate the achievement of the estimated goals, a multiple choice
quiz test will be performed. Questions regarding the content of the
course will be employed to evaluate the reaching of the knowledge and
understanding of the contents

Other information

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