Course: Embryology

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Course title Embryology
Course code HIE/PB011
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
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
  • Erdösová Běla, MUDr. Ph.D.
  • Kamarád Vojtěch, doc. MUDr. DrSc.
Course content
Introduction to the field. Gamete development; fertilization; cleavage; nidation; blastogenesis; ontogenesis. Reproductive cycle; pregnancy and multiple pregnancy; development of gestational sac, amnion, chorion, and umbilical cord. Developmental defects; assisted reproduction techniques.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The course is designed as a thematic unit providing basic knowledge of embryology. It includes fertilization, nidation, blastogenesis, development of fetal membranes and nutrition, basic organogenesis and selected developmental disorders.
Upon completion, students will have theoretical kowledge background for further practically-oriented course.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

Complete presence in seminars
Recommended literature
  • Malínský, J., Lichnovský, V. (2006). Přehled embryologie člověka v obrazech. UP Olomouc.
  • Vacek, Z. (2006). Embryologie. Grada, Praha.

Study plans that include the course
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