Different types of tissues; epithelial tissues, connective tissues, muscle, and nervous tissues. Characteristic features of epithelial cells, epithelial junctions, types of epithelia. Connective tissue types, cells and fibers of connective tissues. White and brown adipose tissues. Different types of cartilage tissues. Bone cells, and matrix, types of bones, Osteogenesis, joints, bone growth, remodeling, and repair. Blood cell types, hemopoieses. Types of muscles and muscle regeneration. Nervous tissue, neurons and glial cells. Nerve plasticity and regeneration nerve fibers and nerve endings. Organs associated with digestive tract: salivary glands, pancreas, liver, hepatic lobule structure and function, Bilary tract and gall bladder. The senses.
- Lecturer: Dr. Dinithi Peiris