Introduction to histology
Introduction to histology

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Introduction to histology

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • define all the terms given in bold

  • outline the services provided by a hospital histology laboratory, and who uses them

  • outline the processes involved in the preparation of tissue sections and explain the purpose of each of these processes

  • identify a number of basic tissue-types from their microscopic appearance

  • understand why histology is essential for accurate diagnosis and monitoring of disease progression.

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