10083 - Human Anatomy

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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

The students will learn about the organization of tissues and organs of the human body. This knowledge will allow them to better understand the subsequent classes of biochemistry, physiology, pathology and pharmacology.

Course contents

 1. Histology: epithelial tissues; connective tissues; muscular tissues; nervous tissue.
-muscolo-skeletal apparatus
-respiratory apparatus
-cardiovascular apparatus

-digestive apparatus

-uro-genital apparatus

-endocrine apparatus

-central and peripheral nervous system

-autonomic nervous system

-eye, ear





Barbatelli et al., Anatomia Umana-Fondamenti con istituzioni di Istologia, Edi.Ermes, Milano, 2018.

There are some downloadable teaching aids available as pdf files  that can be downloaded using your institutional email address (@studio.unibo.it) and password.



Teaching methods

The course comprises 10 credits. During the classes, slides will be projected to fully illustrate all the topics of the Contents.

Assessment methods

There will be an oral examination with questions (usually 3 questions) related to the topics discussed during the classes.

Teaching tools

Personal computer, videoprojector.

Office hours

See the website of Alberto Maria Martelli