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Histology Overview

Histology Overview

Author: Aaron Mullally
Description:

This packet is so students can understand the topic of histology.

I break this down into a few sections, in order, for them to go over and understand. It opens with a brief intro that includes tips for understanding histology and then we go into the tissues themselves section by section.

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Tutorial

Introduction to Histology and Epithelial Tissue

Here is a brief introduction to the world of histology. Remember to always focus on a couple of key critical components when trying to identify tissues
1) Cells - their size, shape, spacing
2) Extracellular matrix (ECM)- what are the fibers and ground substance if any?

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

Overview of Connective Tissue

Here is an overview of the ever so diverse connective tissue (CT). Make sure you really pay attention to the cellular and ECM differences here because they may only be minute.

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

Basic Overview of Muscle and Nervous Tissue

This is just a basic discussion about these two tissues, I have videos that are much more specific on these topics for later on

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

Integumentary System

This is a basic discussion about the integumentary system. There isn't a ton to discuss here and I figure this fits in well in the histology section.

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier