COURSE CODE: VBA 204
COURSE TITLE: BASIC VETERINARY HISTOLOGY
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: Three hours per week
Course Coordinator: DR. ADEBAYO A.O.
Office Location: College of Veterinary Medicine, Dept. of Veterinary Anatomy, UNAAB.
Other Lecturers: Dr. AKINLOYE A.K., Dr. OLUDE M.A., and Dr. MUSTAPHA O.A.
Histology of basic tissues of domestic animals, epithelia, connective, muscle and nervous tissues; epithelia: basic characteristics, simple squamous, columnal, cuboidal, stratified, pseudostratified and transitional epithelia; connective tissue: intercellular materials, loose ordinary and dense ordinary connective tissues; cartilage and bone formation: blood and haemopoiesis; lymphatic tissue and
lymphopoiesis, thymus, spleen, tonsils, haemal and haemolymph nodes; muscle tissue: striated, non-striated and cardiac muscles;
nervous tissue: neuron, neuroglia and neurillema; histology of cerebellum, spinal cord and ganglia, introduction to histology of organs; circulatory system, comparative histology of arteries, veins and lymphatics; the integumentary system: thick and thin skin, hair follicles sebaceous and sweat gland and epidermal modifications.