Physiology of sceletal muscle contraction, contraction of smooth muscle.
Describtion of receptor pathways, classification of receptors, physiology of vision, physiology of hearing and perception of pain.
Slides to the lecture on blood physiology.
Blood - composition, functions. Erythrocytes and their function, haemoglobin. Blood groups. Platelets and haemostasis. Leukocytes and their immune unctions. Plasma - composition, function, osmotic and oncotic pressure. Haemopoiesis. Blood and acid-base balance.
The mechanics of breathing, lung pressures during breathing cycle, spirometry terminology, control of breathing.
ECG description, basic pathological findings, step to step description of ECG.
1. Part 1 - Physiology of the heart
Contents: Functional morphology of the heart, physiological properties of the heart (chronotropy, dromotropy, bathmotropy, inotropy), metabolism of the heart, cardiac cycle, manifestations of the heart activity (acoustic, electric, mechanical), regulation of the heart (autoregulation, nervous regulation, humoral regulation, effect of the temperature on the heart)
Functional morphology of the vessels, general hemodynamics (velocity of blood flow, flow rate, types of blood flow, blood pressure, resistance of the vessels), functions of arteries, functions of capillaries, functions of veins, regulation of the vascular system, specifics of some circulations (coronary, cerebral, pulmonary, renal, hepatic, skeletal muscle and cutaneous).
Lines of immune barriers, mechanisms of individual bariers, innate and acquired immunity, blood smear.
Physiology of speech and speech laterality.
Physiology of memory and learning, spatial learning, general intelligence
Physiology of emotions, emotion intelligence, anger, fear, happiness.
Physiology of higher brain fiunctions, cortical syndromes, sleep physiology.
Sensory hierarchy of CNS, vision, hearing, pain perception.
Ontogenesis and development of central nervous system.
Definition and composition of blood, its function. Determination of hematocrite, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and osmotic resistance.
Blood groups, its determinants, Rh factor, complicationts of transfusion
Lymphatic vessels (lymphatic capillaries, collecting vessels, collecting ducts), lymph (origin, composition, formation), lymph flow (intrinsic and extrinsic mechanism), lymphatic tissues and organs (lymph nodes, mucosa associated lymphoid tissue - MALT, spleen, thymus), functions of lymphatic system.
Blood - composition and function. Blood and homeostasis. Red blood elements, haemoglobin. Blood groups, cross-matching test. Erthrocyte sedimenation rate, haematocrit. Leukocytes - types and their immune functions. Platelets and haemostasis. Haemocoagulation. Blood plasma - composition, functios. Haemopoiesis.
Human eye works like a digital camera.
Light is focused primarily by the cornea — the clear front surface of the eye, which acts like a camera lens.
The iris of the eye functions like the diaphragm of a camera, controlling the amount of light reaching the back of the eye by automatically adjusting the size of the pupil (aperture).
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