Prolegomenon of the Czech pharmacognosy: 21st century

Authors: Lubomír Opletal
Authors‘ workplace: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Farmaceutická fakulta Hradec Králové
Published in: Čes. slov. Farm., 2013; 62, 99-102
Category: History of Pharmacy

*Tento úvod vznikl rozpracováním profesorské přednášky přednesené před Vědeckou radou Univerzity Karlovy 4. října 2012.


The paper analyzes the basic features of the development of pharmacognosy as the oldest profile subject of pharmacy primarily in Europe during the 20th century. Historical consequences of its development are declared, which should create the basis for its embedment, new content and tasks in Czech pharmacy of the 21st century, especially in education at Czech universities.

Key words:
pharmacognosy – critical view – advancement in the CR – conceptuality


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