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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
İHİS710 The Digestive System 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
A comprehensive course on the digestive system. It deals with the histology, embryology and function of the oral cavity, alimentary tract and the associated glands.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Süleyman Kaplan
Learning Outcomes
  1. Students describe esophagus:wall layers(mucous membrane-epithelium,lamina propria,esophageal cardiac glands,muscularis mucosae;submucosae-esophageal glands;muscular coat;adventitia).
  2. Students describe stomach:wall layers(mucous membrane:surface epithelium(cell types),lamina propria,muscularis mucosae,submucosae,muscular coat,serosa).
  3. Students identify regional differences-cardia,fundus and body,pylorus;gastric pits;cardiac glands;gastric glands.
  4. Öğrenciler midenin bölgesel farklılıklarını tanımlarlar.
  5. Students describe pyloric glands.
  6. Students describe small intestine and explain histological structure(mucous membrane-surface epithelium:enterocytes;lamina propria:intestinal glands-cell types;villi;submucosa-duodenal Brunner’s glands,muscular coat;serosa and adventitia)
  7. Students identify regional differences:duodenum,jejunum and ileum.
  8. Students describe large intestine:histological structure(mucous membrane-intestinal glands,submucosa,muscular coat,adventitia and serosa)
  9. Öğrenciler ince barsağın endokrin ve ekzokrin bezlerinin yapısını ve bezlerin hücre çeşitleriyle farklılık ve benzerliklerini tanımlarlar.
  10. Öğrenciler kalın barsağın histolojik yapısını tanımlarlar ve bu yapısal özelliklerini ayırt ederler.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Young B, Heat J.W., Wheather’s Functional Histology. Churchill Livingstone , Edinburgh, 2000.
Stevens A, Lowe J., Human Histology. 2 nd Edition Mosby, London, 1997.
Kristić R.,V., Human Microscopy Anatomy. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1991.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Oral mucosa, palate, tongue, general plan of alimentary canal, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anal canal, appendix, glands of digestive system.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to the digestive system embryology
2.Introduction to the digestive system histology
3.Superior digestive system histology
4.Oral Histology
5.Tongue histology
6.Dental histology
7.Esophageal histology
8.Mid-term exam
9.Gastric histology
10.Lower digestive system histology
11.Colon histology
12.lab exam
13.Digestive gland
14.Parotid gland, Pancreas, liver and Gallbladder histology
16.End-of-term exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination150
Attending Lectures1310
Self Study510
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination160
Individual Study for Final Examination320
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13339
Self Study5315
Individual Study for Mid term Examination339
Individual Study for Final Examination2510
Oral Examination326