Course: Histology

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Course title Histology
Course code KAZ/HIS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Čedíková Miroslava, MUDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures: 1.Introduction into a course (history and significance of a science). Tissues ( classification). 2.Epithelium (according to arrangement; according to function - glands). 3.Ligament (cell, fibres, basic matter, types of ligament). 4.Cartilage (hyalinne, elastic, ligamentous). Bone (structure, ossification). 5.Muscles (smooth, striated). 6.Nervous tissue (neurone, synapsis, ending; neuroglia) 7.Summary of tissues. 8.Endocrine system (hypophysis, thyreoid gland, parathyreoid gland, adrenal gland, epiphysis). 9.Integumentary system. 10.Cardiovascular system (arteries, veins, heart). 11.Lymphatic system (lymphatic vessels, lymphatic nodes, spleen, thymus). 12.Digestive system. 13.Respiratory system. 13.-14. Reproductive systems. 15. Sensory system.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Contact hours - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 35 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
A graduate will be able to understand microscopic composition and structure of a human body. Description and comprehension of composition of individual tissues.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Bacon, R.L., Niles, R.N. Meical histology. A text and atlas with introductory patology. Springer Verlag, New York, 1983.
  • Burkitt, H.G., Zouny, B., Heath, J.W. Wheater´s Functional Histology. A text and colour atlas, 3rd edition. Edinburgh, 1993.
  • Junqueira, L.C., Carneiro, J., Kelley, R.O. Základy histologie.. H&H, Jinočany,, 1999.
  • Konrádová, V., Uhlík, J., Vajner, L. Funkční histologie. H&H, Jinočany, 1998.
  • Lichnovský, V. et al. Základy histologie pro bakaláře. LF UP Olomouc, 1997.
  • Partner, L.P., Hiáty, J.L. Color Atlas of Histology. Williams and Wilkins. Baltimore, 1990.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Health Care Studies Assistant of Protection and Support of Public Health (2016) Health service 1 Winter