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Education Courses Histology 1.

Histology 1.

Language
English
Nature
mandatory
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
1
Semester in the curriculum
1
Credits
3
Lectures
30
Practical lessons
30
Documents
Documents
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

The aim of this subject is to provide an overview of basic tissue types and develop new, microscopy-based laboratory skills.

Lectures theme

Weekly schedule of lectures

Week                                                                                                 
1.   Introduction. History of histology
   
2. Histotechnics – methods in histology
   
3. The light and electron microscope
 
4. Epithelial tissues I. – Surface epithelia
   
5. Epithelial tissues II. – Glandular epithelia
   
6. Connective tissues I.
   
7. Connective tissues II.
   
8. Supportive tissues – cartilage and bone
   
9. Osteogenesis
   
10. Muscle tissues I.
   
11. Muscle tissues II.
       
12. Neural tissue
   
13. Blood
   
14. Hematopoiesis
   
15. Blood vessels
 
Recommended literature
 
  Dellmann: Textbook of veterinary histology

Practical lessons theme

Weekly schedule of practicals

Week                                                                                                  
1.   Introduction. The light microscope
   
2.  Special light microscopes
   
3. Histotechnics – methods in histology
 
4. The transmission electron microscope (TEM)
   
5. Epithelial tissues I.
   
6. Epithelial tissues II. 
   
7. Connective tissues I.
   
8. Connective tissues II.
   
9. Supportive tissue 
   
10. Osteogenesis
   
11. Muscle tissues 
       
12. Neural tissue
   
13. Mammalian and avian blood
   
14. Blood vessels
   
15. Catch-up practical
 
Recommended literature
Obligatory:  
  Dellmann: Textbook of veterinary histology

Evaluation description

The completed ‘Histology practical workbook’ must be presented at the end of the semester. Practical exam: students must recognize the basic tissue types in two non-labeled slides.

Exam information

Written MCQ test.

excellent: 91-%

good:81-90%

satisfactory: 71-80%

passing: 61-70%