BLHV0211c Histopatological methods - practice

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
MUDr. Jana Dumková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Irena Lauschová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Eva Mecová (seminar tutor)
doc. MUDr. Miroslava Sedláčková, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Michaela Gregorovičová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Miroslava Sedláčková, CSc.
Department of Histology and Embryology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: doc. MUDr. Miroslava Sedláčková, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Histology and Embryology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Prerequisites (in Czech)
BLMB011c Mol.andCell.Biol.-pract. && ZC011 Handling chemical substances
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
Course objectives
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:
1. Understand and explain the structure of a cell, basic structural principles and functions of connective tissues, features of epithelial tissue, structure of different types of muscle tissue, structure and function of nervous tissue.
2. Identify tissue types in histologic slides.
3. Characterize microscopic structure of individual organs of human body and explain correlations of tissues within organs.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to:
1. Understand and explain the structure of a cell, basic structural principles and functions of connective tissues, features of epithelial tissue, structure of different types of muscle tissue, structure and function of nervous tissue.
2. Identify tissue types in histologic slides.
3. Characterize microscopic structure of individual organs of human body and explain correlations of tissues within organs.
Syllabus
  • 1. Basic cytology - animal cell in electron microscope (cell membrane, nucleus, cytoplasm and organelles, cell inclusions, cell surface).
  • 2. Use of the light microscope. Epithelial tissue - covering epithelia, glandular epithelium.
  • 3. Connective tissue - connective tissue proper, cartilage and bone.
  • 4. Smooth muscle tissue, striated skeletal and cardiac muscle tissues.
  • 5. Nervous tissue - neuron, sheathes of nerve fibers, structure of peripheral nerve, neuroglia.
  • 6. Blood vessels - structure ot the wall of arteries and veins. Lymphatic organs, lymph node, spleen, thymus.
  • 7. Digestive system - structure of tongue, tooth, salivary glands, oesophagus, stomach, intestine, liver and pancreas.
  • 8. Respiratory system - structure of respiratory passages (trachea) and lung.
  • 9. Urinary system - structure of kidney, ureter, urinary bladder.
  • 10. Male reproductive system - structure of testis, ductus deferens and prostate gland.
  • 11. Female reproductive system - ovary, tuba uterina, uterus and vagina.
  • 12. Endocrine glands - hypophysis, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, suprarenal gland.
  • 13. The structure of skin - epidermis, dermis, glands, hair, nail.
  • 14. Nervous system - cerebral cortex, cerebellar cortex, spinal cord, ganglion, peripheral nerv.
  • 15. Sensory organs - structure of the eye (cornea, sclera, choroid, retina) and ear (ductus cochlearis).
Literature
    recommended literature
  • ČECH, Svatopluk and Drahomír HORKÝ. Přehled obecné histologie (Outline of General Histology). 1. vydání. Brno: Vydavatelství MU, Brno - Kraví Hora, 2005. 140 pp. ISBN 80-210-3854-3. info
  • HORKÝ, Drahomír and Svatopluk ČECH. Mikroskopická anatomie (Microscopical anatomy). 1.dotisk 1. vydání. Brno: Vydavatelství MU, 2003. 353 pp. ISBN 80-210-2208-6. info
    not specified
  • VACEK, Zdeněk. Histologie a histologická technika. 1. vyd. Brno: Institut pro další vzdělávání pracovníků ve zdravotnictví, 1995. 332 s. ISBN 80-7013-201-9. info
  • JUNQUEIRA, Luiz Carlos Uchôa, José CARNEIRO and Robert O. KELLEY. Základy histologie. 1. vyd. v ČR. Jinočany: H & H, 1997. vi, 502 s. ISBN 80-85787-37-7. info
Teaching methods
Content of this course includes study of slides and electron micrographs in microscopic hall.
Assessment methods
Giving the course-unit credit is conditioned by full attendance in the lessons and adequate knowledge.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
http://www.med.muni.cz/histology/education/
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020.
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