PřF:Bi3130 Comparative morphology - Course Information
Bi3130 Comparative morphology of vertebratesFaculty of Science
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (plus 2 credits for an exam). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
- doc. Mgr. Tomáš Bartonička, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Adam Konečný, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Ivana Kupčíková, DiS. (assistant)
- Guaranteed by
- Mgr. Adam Konečný, Ph.D.
Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Mgr. Adam Konečný, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
- Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 18:00–19:50 D31/238
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- Bi2080 Histology and organology && Bi2080c Histology and organology - pr.
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 10 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- The course should provide a review of all basic organ systems of vertebrates, with emphasis on functional principles, development, and evolutionary background. The course is restricted to principal general schemes; descriptions of particular systems in respective taxa are provided in special courses dealing with phylogeny and systematics.
- 1. Embryonic origin of organs and organ systems (organogenesis), origin of body cavities
- 2. Integument, supporting system
- 3. Muscular system
- 4. Digestive system
- 5. Respiratory system
- 6. Circulatory system
- 7. Excretory organs and reproductive system
- 8. Sense organs
- 9. Nervous system
- 10. Endocrine organs
- 11. Morphology of larvae.
- recommended literature
- SCHMIDT-RHAESA A. The evolution of organ systemsOxford University Press, 2007, 385 s. ISBN 978-0-19-856668-7
- KENT, G.C., CARR R.K. Comparative anatomyof the Vertebrates. 9th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001,524. ISBN 0-07-303869-5
- Liem K.F., Bemis W.E., Walker W.F., Jr., Grande L. Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates. An evolutionary perspectives. 3rd ed.Harcourt, 2001,703. ISBN 0-03-022369-5
- KARDONG, Kenneth V. Vertebrates : comparative anatomy, function, evolution. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006. xviii, 782. ISBN 0071244573. info
- Teaching methods
- Assessment methods
- Oral exam
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.