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Physiology (MBBS): Course outline

Physiology is the study of how the human body works. It describes the chemistry and physics behind basic body functions, from how molecules behave in cells to how systems of organs work together. It helps us understand what happens in a healthy body in ev

Course outline

Basic Concepts

Clinical/Applied Concepts

 

General Physiology/Cell

 

Functional organization of human body

Abnormalities of the cell and its organelles

 

Homeostasis

 

Control systems in the body

 

Cell membrane and its functions

 

Intercellular Connections

 

Cell organelles

 

Transport through cell membrane

 

Genetics

 

Blood

 

Composition and General Functions

 

Plasma Proteins

 

Red Blood Cell (Erythropoiesis)

Anaemia

 

Haemoglobin & Blood Indices, Iron metabolism, Fate of Hb.

Blood indices in various disorders

 

White Blood Cells,

Leucopoiesis,functions

Leucopaenia, Leucocytosis

 

Platelets

Thrombocytopaenia

 

Haemostasis

Clotting disorders (Haemophilia etc.)

 

Blood Groups,

Blood Transfusion & complications

Reticuloendothelial System – Spleen

Blood grouping/cross matching & significance

Immunity

 

Nerve and muscle

 

The neuron-structure & functions

 

Properties of Nerve Fibres

Nerve conduction studies

 

Physiology of action Potential including compound action potentials

EMG

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