Every 3. spring. The next time the course will be arranged, is expected to be spring 2021.
Objectives and Content
The Human Embryology course contains 10 lectures. The discipline describes the formation of the new human individual from the fertilized egg cell to the delivery. The central aspects in the course are cell division period, embryonic period and foetal period, and how various parts of the body develop and grow in each period. The special emphasis is in the development and developmental defects of the head and neck. Furthermore, some syndromes, which affect face development are presented. The course covers also principles of teratology and gives introduction to molecular embryology.
T. W. Sadler: Langman´s Medical Embryology, 9th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 0-7817-4310-9.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Participation in lectures (requirement 80 % attendance)
Forms of Assessment
Written exam, 2 weeks deadline
Passed/ Not passed
Course CoordinatorProf. Päivi Kettunen
Department of Clinical Dentistry