Animal histology

LBIO1234  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Animal histology
2.0 credits
20.0 h + 10.0 h
1q

Teacher(s)
Language
Français
Content

During this course, we will establish the bases of the histological and functional study of the main tissues of mammals. The theoretical concepts taught during the lecture will be followed by practical sessions during which students will examine and describe histological sections as well as images of electron microscopy.

Histological and functional study of: covering epithelia and glandular epithelia; non-specialized connective tissue and specialized connective tissue including adipose, cartilage and bone tissue; blood cells and lymphoid organs; skeletal muscle, heart muscle and smooth muscle; central nervous system and peripheral nervous system.

Teaching methods
Ex cathedra course and practical work (observations under the microscope).
Evaluation methods
Oral examination with written preparation or written examination only. The questions will concern the material seen during the course ex cathedra but also during the practical work.
Other information

A number of reference books are available in the library.

Online resources
https://moodleucl.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=12846
Bibliography
  • Textbook de référence disponible en bibliothèque
  • transparents déposés sur Moodle
  • transparents et syllabus des TPs déposés sur Moodle

Powerpoints du cours disponibles sur Moodle UCL. Ouvrage de référence: Atlas d'Histologie Fonctionnelle de Wheater (Editions de Boeck). Syllabus et diapositives des travaux pratiques disponibles sur Moodle ( https://moodleucl.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=12846 ).

Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Biology

Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine

Minor in Biology
3
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Minor in Scientific Culture
2
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