Unit of measure
Smooth endoplasmic reticulum
Endoplasmic reticulated pattern
Endocytosis - exocytosis
Chromatin - Chromosoni
EMBRIOLOGY (In collaboration with Prof. Montella)
Importance of the study of human embryology in medical studies
The formation of gametes: spermatogenesis and oogenesis
Biological characteristics of sperm and oocytes
The first week
Embryonic development before implantation
Migration of the fertilized egg
The trophoblast and its development
The second week
Development of bilaminar germination disc
The third week
Evolution of the three embryonic sheets
The fourth week
Main derivatives of ganglion crests
Evolution of the three encephalic vesicles
Fetal circulation and circulatory changes at birth
Main techniques for histological analysis (microscopy, preparation of samples for microscopic investigation, in vitro).
The epithelial tissues: epithelial lining, glandular epithelia. exocrine and endocrine glands.
The connective tissue proper (PD) The adipose tissue
The blood and lymph, structure and function of erythrocytes, classification and functions of leukocytes, white blood cell count, platelets
The cartilage tissue: classification, structure of the cartilage matrix, isogenic groups.
The bone tissue: bone, bone lamellae, bone cells, osteon structure
The muscle tissue: striated muscle cardiac muscle, smooth muscle
Nervous tissue: general structure of the neuron, classification and functions
The course is divided into chronological-thematic units covering :
1. the evolution of the concepts of health and disease ; the rise of scientific medicine, including such topics as the origins and rise of hospital medicine and of public health; the relations between the new laboratory sciences and medical practice; the bacteriological revolution.
2.Bioethics. Meanings and definitions.The prehistory of Bioethics. The Oath of Hippocrates. From ethics to medical ethics