Courses Catalogue

Basic And Systemic Embryology

COURSE CODE: ANA 1203
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

 

a. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE HUMAN EMBRYO.  (1 LH)

i.      Gametogenesis: Conversion of Germ Cells Into Male and


i.   Female Gametes

 

ii.      Spermatogenesis and Spermiogenesis iii.     Oogenesis

iv.      Follicular development v.      Ovulation

vi.      Oocyte transport and fertilization

 

vii.     Cleavage, Blastocyst formation and implantation

 

 

 

b.  LAMINAR DISC FORMATION(1 LH)

 

i.      Bilaminar disc formation

 

ii.      Tri-laminar disc formation, iii.     Notochord formation

iv.      Body axis formation.

 

v.      Germ layer derivatives

 

c.   Organogenesis

 

i.      Trophoblastic changes

 

ii.      Structure and functions of the Placenta iii.     Monthly fetal development

a.   Circulation of the placenta.

 

 

 

d.  BODY CAVITIES (1 LH)

 

a.   Body wall defects, i.      Serous membranes

ii.      The diaphragm and thoracic cavity iii.     The defects of the diaphragm

 

 

e.   CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM (2 LH)

 

i.      Establishment of the cardiogenic field ii.      Heart tube formation

iii.     The Cardiac loop

 

iv.      Abnormalities of cardiac loop formation


v.      Development of the sinus venosus

 

vi.      Formation of the cardiac septae and the Heart defects

 

vii.      The Vascular Developments (arterial, venous, vetellin


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