Course syllabus A15-0184-B - Morphology of Vertebrates (FAaFR - SS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code: A15-0184-B
Course unit title:
Morphology of Vertebrates
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
3 hours weekly / 39 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Semester: Agrifood Processing - bachelor (required), 2. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Two written tests for 20 points during the semester (40 points). Final written, practical and oral exam for 60 points.
To obtain A trial must be obtained at least 93 points for the evaluation of at least 86 points B, C rating on at least 79 points for the evaluation of at least 72 points D and E on the evaluation of at least 64 points. Student receives credit for the subject in the case of evaluation mark from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The aim of subject is learn more about body structure of vertebrates in term of anatomy, histology, ultrastructure, somatogenesis an function. After completion of the subject student understands body structure of vertebrates and is able to apply knowledge in relation to the content of other subjects.
Course contents:
Ultrastructure of animal cells. General histology. Embryonic development of fish, birds and mammals. Basic anatomical terminology. Location, macroscopic, microscopic structure and functions of organs systems (skeletal, muscular, digestive, sexual, urinary, respiratory, cardiovascular and lymphatic, nervous, endocrine and skin)of body in animals (livestock, sheep, pig, horse, dog), birds and humans .
Recommended or required reading:
KULÍŠEK, V. -- HLUCHÝ, S. -- UHRÍN, V. Funkčná anatómia hospodárskych zvierat. 4th ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 1998. 247 p. ISBN 80-7114-251-4.
KULÍŠEK, V. -- HLUCHÝ, S. -- TOMAN, R. Cytológia, histológia a embryológia. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2006. 196 p. ISBN 80-8069-764-7.
MARTINIAKOVÁ, M. -- OMELKA, R. -- ĎÚRANOVÁ, H. -- TOMAN, R. -- HLUCHÝ, S. -- BOBOŇOVÁ, I. -- BURZOVÁ, M. -- BABOSOVÁ, R. -- FORMICKI, G. -- STAWARZ, R. Mikroskopická anatómia živočíchov a človeka. 1st ed. Nitra : Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa, 2014. 261 p. Prírodovedec. ISBN 978-80-558-0657-0.

KRESAN, J. et al.: Morfológia hospodárskych zvierat. Príroda Bratislava, 1979, 629 s.

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Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 597

14,9 %
10,6 %18,4 %18,8 %
30,5 %
6,8 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Svätoslav Hluchý, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Slavomír Mindek, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
prof. Ing. Vladimír Tančin, DrSc. (examiner, instructor)
Last modification: 15. 10. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Svätoslav Hluchý, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 10/15/2019.

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