PL103 – Anatomy and Histology

Course lecturer :

Nesrine Saeid El-Mezayen

Course assistant :

Dr. Nesrine Saeid

Ph. Asmaa Neamatallah

Course objectives :

After completing this course, students should: 1. Have acquired a concise knowledge about the cell structure using both Light and Electron microscopes. 2. Have acquired knowledge about the molecular composition of the various components of the cells and their specialization to form the different tissues and organs of the human body. 3. Be able to illustrate histological structures of human body systems.  4. Have acquired new anatomical knowledge essential for practicing pharmacy. 5. Be able to utilize anatomical facts to localize & explian affectd organs. 6. Have developed an independent study habit to learn anatomy & embryology

Course description :

The course aims at giving the students a general knowledge about the cell structure, by both Light and Electron microscopes, and the molecular composition of the various components of the cells and their specialization to form the different tissues and organs of the human body.  It includes also the anatomy of various systems of the human body. These systems are: digestive, respiratory, cardiovascular, urinary, reproductive, skeletal & central nervous systems. Clinical and surface anatomy may be included in related topics. It also contains the early development of the embryo

Course assessment :

Continuous assessment & practical 90 marks • Mid-Term exam 60 marks • Written final exam 150 marks • Total 300 marks

Recommended text books :

• Basic Histology, Text and Atlas. Luis Junqueira, and Juse Carneiro, 11th edition. 22 copies with CDs available in PUA\’s library. • Color textbook of Histology. Leslie P., and James L. 3rd edition. 5 copies available in PUA\’s library. • Snell, R.S clinical anatomy for medical student, 4th ed. Bostton, little, Brown V Co, 1999. • Notes of general biology, embryology, by staff members. • Gray\’s Anatomy for student (2004 recent ed). • Last\’s Anatomy, Regional and applied (10th ed

Recommended refrences :

• Notes of general biology, embryology, by staff members. • Gray\’s Anatomy for student (2004 recent ed). • Last\’s Anatomy, Regional and applied (10th ed)

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