Main goal of this note is to explain the basic concepts and
principles that govern the basic structure and function of each tissue. This
note will cover the microscopic anatomy of the basic tissues that comprise the
the human body, which are: epithelial tissues, connective tissues, including
blood, cartilage, and bone, muscle tissues, nerve tissues.
Histology or microscopic anatomy or microanatomy is the study of the
minute structures of cells, tissues and organs in relation to their function.
Topics covered includes: Hierarchy of Anatomical Organization, Classification of
Tissues, Cell concepts, Tissue processing for Light Microscopy, Electron
This note covers the
following topics: The cell: Nucleus, organelles and Structures of the cytosol,
cell surface, cell contacts, Cytoskeleton and Extracellular Matrix, Tissues,
Organs, Transmission electron microscope and Scanning electron microscope.
This note covers the following topics: Blood and Bone Marrow, Cartilage and Bone, The Cell, Connective Tissue, The Ear,
Endocrine System, Epithelium, The Eye, Female Reproductive System, GI 1 - Oral
Cavity through Stomach. GI 2 - Intestines through Anal Canal, Lymphatic System,
Male Reproductive System, Muscle, Nerve, Respiratory System, Skin, Urinary