MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | Histology

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Must Know Desirable to Know Nice to Know
1 Cell & microscope Cell structure & organelles;

Microscope:  Parts, Magnification, resolution,

Cell membrane permeability and membrane transport Cytoskeleton of cell, cytoplasmic inclusions Electron microscope 3
2 Epithelium Definition,Classification, Structure of various types & subtypes of epithelia with example and functional correlation; Surface modifications,

basal regions of cells

Surface of cells : junctional complex, 8
3 Connective tissue

& gland

Definition,Classification

Cells, fibrous component andground substance with functional correlation

Classification of glands, with example

4
4 Cartilage Characterstic, Types, Perichondrium, matrix, cells and functions correlation 3
5 Bone Characterstic, types, microarchitecture, matrix, cells and functions correlation

Developing bone, Ossification

3
6 Muscle tissue Characterstic, types, longitudinal and transverse sections of

skeletal, smooth, Cardiac muscle, and functions correlation

Ultrastructure of three types of muscle 3
7 Nervous tissue Peripheral nerve T.S, Spinal cord (SC) – T.S,

cerebral and cerebellar cortex

 

Peripheral nerve L.S SC:  Anterior horn

Dorsal root and

Sympathetic ganglion

8
8 Circulatory system Types and structural plan of arteries; capillaries, veins with functional correlation.T.S of elastic, muscular artery and vein Arteriole & capillaries. Vasa vasorum 3
9 Immune system Lymphoid organs; spleen, thymus, tonsil, lymphnode Functional correlation Cells of immune system, types of immuneresponses 3
10 Integumentery  system Skin : thick and thin, structure, Various cells.

 

Derivatives & appendages of skin. Functional correlation  

 

3
11 Tongue,

Salivary glands

Epithelium, papillae, taste buds, muscles, other structures

Salivary glands – Classification and Structure

Functional correlation

 

Lips, Tooth,

 

6
12 Esophagus& stomach General plan of digestive system : an overview

Esophagus, Stomach–fundus and body, pylorus

Gastro-esophageal junction

Functional correlation

Pyloro-duodenal junction 3
S.No Topic Domain Time (in hours) Theory &

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13 Small intestine Duodenum; Jejunum; Ileum Surface modifications with functional correlation

 

Ultrastructure of microvilli with functional correlation. Paneth&enteroendocrine cells 4
14 Large intestine Colon,Appendix, Rectum, Anal canal, Functionalcorrelation

Ano-rectal junction

6
15 Accessory digestive organs Liver, Pancreas and Gall bladder Functionalcorrelation

 

3
16 Respiratory system Trachea, Lung Epiglottis Olfactory epithelium Bronchi, Clara cells,

Cells of lung alveoli

3
17 Excretory system Kidney; Ureter & Urinary bladder Functional correlation 3
18 Endocrine system Hypophysis – Adenohypophysis, Neurohypophysis;

Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal gland

Functional correlation  

 

3
19 Male reproductive organ Testes , epididymis, vas deferens Accessory Reproductive organs : prostate gland, Penis Seminal Vesicles, Bulbourethral gland 6
20 Female reproductive organ Overview of female reproductive system, Ovary,uterine tube,

Uterus : proliferative, secretory and menstrual phase

 

Cervix with squamo-

columnar junction,

Vagina, Placenta,

Mammary gland :

Inactive & lactating

9
21 Special senses Layers of retina, Eyelid, cornea, Inner ear 3