VSHE0221c Histology and Embryology I -practice

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2007
Extent and Intensity
0/3/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. MUDr. RNDr. Svatopluk Čech, DrSc. (seminar tutor)
prof. MUDr. Drahomír Horký, DrSc. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Lenka Krejčířová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Irena Lauschová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. MUDr. Miroslava Sedláčková, CSc. (seminar tutor)
doc. MUDr. Jitka Šťastná, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Drahomír Horký, DrSc.
Department of Histology and Embryology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: doc. MUDr. Miroslava Sedláčková, CSc.
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VSHE0221c/01: Thu 11:00–13:30 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/02: Thu 11:00–13:30 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/03: Wed 14:30–17:00 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/04: Thu 11:00–13:30 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/05: Fri 11:00–13:30 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/06: Fri 11:00–13:30 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/07: Fri 11:00–13:30 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/08: Thu 7:30–10:00 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/09: Wed 14:30–17:00 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/10: Fri 7:30–10:00 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/11: Thu 7:30–10:00 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/12: Thu 7:30–10:00 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/13: Mon 15:15–17:45 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/14: Mon 15:15–17:45 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/15: Fri 7:30–10:00 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/16: Fri 7:30–10:00 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/17: Tue 7:30–10:00 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/18: Tue 7:30–10:00 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/19: Mon 15:15–17:45 N01026/26, Mon 15:15–17:45 N01026/26
VSHE0221c/20: Wed 14:30–17:00 N01026/26
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VSAN0131s Anatomy I s
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
  • 1st week: Introduction, organization of practicals, teaching aids. Overview of histological methods. Tissue processing for light microscopy - explanation and film. Basic histochemistry and immunocytochemistry.
  • 2nd week: Cytology: Ultrastructure of the cell nucleus (during interphase and mitosis). Ultrastructure of cell organelles I (mitochondria, the Golgi apparatus, the endoplasmic reticulum, ribosomes, lysosomes).
  • 3rd week: Ultrastructure of the cell organelles II (peroxisomes, and the centriol). Cell inclusions. The arrangement of cell surfaces: apical, lateral, and basal ones. Intercellular junctions: adhering, occluding, and communicating ones.
  • 4th week: Blood cells: Preparation of blood smears and their staining. Cytology of formed elements of blood. Differential white cell count (dWCC) - average values, abnormities and terminology of dWCC. Slide: A smear of peripheral blood stained by Pappenheim's method. Repetition I: Tissue processing for light and electron microscopy. Cytology. (a test).
  • 5th week: Hematopoiesis: Erythropoiesis, granulopoiesis and development of thrombocytes. Development of lymphocytes and monocytes. Microscopic structure of the bone marrow. Slide: A smear of bone marrow stained by Pappenheim's method.
  • 6th week: General histology: Use of the light microscope, common faults in microscopy. Results of basic staining methods in histology: Hematoxylin-eosine /HE/ (hepar), hematoxylin-eosine-safron /HES/ (oesophagus), AZAN (prostate), impregnation (cerebellum). Connective tissue proper - classification and examples. Slides: Funiculus umbilicalis, Oesophagus, Posterior segment of the eye, Lien, Aorta.
  • 7th week: Supporting tissues: cartilage and bone. Histogenesis of the bone tissue (ossification). Slides: Trachea, aAricula, Elastic cartilage, Lamellar bone, Chondrogenic ossification. Repetition II: Blood and development of blood cells, connective and supporting tissues, and early human development (a test).
  • 8th week: Epithelial tissue - epithelial membranes (covering epithelia). Slides: Ren, Vesica fellea, Trachea, Oesophagus, Urether, Palpebra, Skin from the finger tip.
  • 9th week: Epithelial tissue - glandular epithelium. Muscle tissue. Slides: Intestinum tenue, Intestinum crassum, Glandula parotis, Glandula submandibularis, Apex linguae, Cardiac muscle tissue.
  • 10th week: Nerve tissue. Slides: Cortex cerebri, Cerebellum, Medulla spinalis, Ganglion spinale, Peripheral nerve, Motor end plate.
  • 11th week: Revision practical: a skill test of practical diagnosis of the connective and supporting, epithelial, muscle and nerve tissues by use of the microscope and videocamera under supervision of tutors. Videorecords. Repetition III: Epithelial tissue, muscle tissue and nerve tissue ( a test).
  • 12th week: Microscopic anatomy. Microscopic structure of the heart and blood vessels. Slides: Artery of the muscular type with a vein, Aorta, Vena cava, Myocardium.
  • 13th week: Microscopic structure of the lymphatic system. Slides: Lymphonodus, Lien (spleen), Thymus of a young individual, Thymus of the adult (with involution changes), Palatine tonsil, Lingual tonsil.
  • 14th week: Microscopic structure of the respiratory system. Slides: Nasal conchae, Epiglottis, Larynx, Trachea, Pulmo.
  • 5th week: Credits.
  • ČECH, Svatopluk, Drahomír HORKÝ, Irena LAUSCHOVÁ, Miroslava SEDLÁČKOVÁ and Jitka ŠŤASTNÁ. Histologická praktika a metody vyšetřování tkání a orgánů (Histological practicals and methods of investigation of tissues and organs). První. Brno: Vydavatelství MU Brno-Kraví hora, 1998. 162 pp. ISBN 80-210-1774-0. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Praktická výuka je povinná; pro udělení zápočtu je nutná 100% účast a průběžná příprava.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017.
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