MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | Histology

MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | Histology

S.No Topic Domain Time (in hours) Theory & Practical
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 & Practical
Must Know Desirable to Know Nice to Know
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