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Reproductive System Histology
Objectives

Reproductive System Histology, Core Objective:  By the end of the unit, all of the terms in the printed checklist (to be distributed in class) should be part of your working vocabulary (i.e., you should no longer need a dictionary or atlas to define the terms or to identify the associated structures).  Specific objectives include the basic tissue composition, function, and appearance in each region of the male and female reproductive tracts, , including specialized cell types as well as basic tissue elements.

Introductory Study Guides, Male and Female
Printable checklist of Reproductive System Histology Terms
Specific Objectives

Understand the basic tissue structure
for the following regions of the male reproductive tract.
(Basic terms are linked to descriptions and/or images.)

Testis

tunica vaginalis
tunica albuginea

rete testis

efferent ductules
Epididymis
Vas Deferens
Seminal Vesicle
Ejaculatory Duct
Prostate
Urethra
Penis
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Understand the basic tissue structure
for the following regions of the female reproductive tract.
(Basic terms are linked to descriptions and/or images.)

Ovary

serosa / germinal epithelium
medulla

Uterus

myometrium
Fallopian tube
ciliated cells, secretory cells
Placenta
chorionic villi
Umbilical cord
Cervix
Vagina
Mammary gland

 

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Understand the location, function, and appearance
of the Basic Tissues which comprise any organ system.

 

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SIUC / School of Medicine / Anatomy / David King

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Last updated:  17 September 2002 / dgk