14D2I23 - Comparative anatomy of experimental animals

Course specification
Course titleComparative anatomy of experimental animals
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Miloš Blagojević
  2. prof. dr Verica Mrvić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ConditionEnrolled semester in which the exam is held
      The goalPhD student learns the morphology and structure of organs and organ systems of experimental animals (rat , mouse , rabbit , ground squirrel , guinea pig, mole rat and a small green monkey ). PhD student learns topographic position of organs and organ systems in order to apply this knowledge in experimental work on these animals.
      The outcomePhD student needs to know the details of the anatomy of experimental animals as a starting point for the proper set up for experiment on these species .
      Contents of lecturesThe morphology of the bone. The morphology of the skeletal muscles. The morphology of the digestive, respiratory organ systems and urogenital tract. The morphology of the cardiovascular and lymphatic system. The morphology of the nervous system , the skin and senses. The topography of the head and neck. The topography of the extremities. The topography of the thoracic, abdominal and pelvic cavity.
      Contents of exercises
      1. 1. Popesko P, Rajtova V, Horak J, 2002, A Colour Atlas of the Anatomy of Small Laboratory Animals, Vol. 1, Rabbit and Guinea pig, Vol. 2, Rat, Mouse and Golden hamster, Izdavač: W.B.Saunders company, Philadelphia-London, 2. Hageman E, Schmidt G, 1960, Ratte und Maus, Izdavač: Walter de Gruyter Co, Berlin, 3. Cook M, 1965, The Anatomy of the Laboratory Mouse, Izdavač: Academic Press, London-New York, 4. Hebel R, Stromberg M.W. 1976, Anatomy of the Laboratory Rat, Izdavač: Williams-Wilkins Company (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachinglectures and to make seminar papers
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper70
      Practical lessonsOral examination