14I2O03 - Physiology

Course specification
Course titlePhysiology
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Miodrag Lazarević
  2. prof. dr Danijela Kirovski
  3. prof. dr Natalija Fratrić
  4. prof. dr Slavoljub Jović
  5. doc. dr Milica Stojić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. prof. dr Miodrag Lazarević
  2. prof. dr Danijela Kirovski
  3. prof. dr Natalija Fratrić
  4. prof. dr Slavoljub Jović
  5. doc. dr Milica Stojić
  6. as. dr Ljubomir Jovanović
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionAnatomy, Biochemistry
    The goalStudents must be enabled to recapitulate different physiological processes in animal’s bodies in a complex manner, thus acquiring basis for understanding their changes in various diseases. Following course, students should posses knowledge about mechanisms and principles influencing different physiological processes in the organism.
    The outcomeStudents must know physiological processes in the body and mechanisms of their control and to understand their interactions and complexity.
    Contents of lecturesHomeostasis, immunology, physiology of blood, heart, circulation, lymph, lymph flow, digestion, liver, respiration, nutrition, macro and micro elements, vitamins, energy metabolism, water balance, thermal regulation, physiology of skin and mammary gland, kidneys, muscles, endocrinology, physiology of nervous system and senses.
    Contents of exercisesRBC count, hemoglobin concentration, hematological indexes, leukocyte count, leukocyte formula, hemoglobin specters, hemolysis, peripheral circulation in frog, RBC sedimentation rate, osmotic resistance, proteins of blood plasma and serum, blood buffers, influence of Ca ions on coagulation process, bleeding and coagulation time, Consultations and Colloquium, Stanius ligations, influence of temperature on heart function in frog, extra systole, Starlings law, stimulation of n. vagus, Goltz's experiment, ECG, blood pressure estimation, heart sounds auscultation, Consultations and colloquia, salivary amylase, gastric juice acidity, pepsin, trypsin, pancreatic amylase, bilirubine and biliverdine, bile salts, cholesterol, spirometry, urine clinical examination, sulfates in urine, chlorides by Mohre, Consultations and Colloquium, muscle stimulation trash hold, influence of muscle stretching on contraction, secondary contraction and secondary tetanus, spinal reflexes, myotatic reflex, patellar reflex, Achilles tendons reflex, corneal reflex, reflex of pupille, eye fundus examination, Consultations and Colloquium, vivisection.
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingTheoretical, practical, colloquia
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper10
    Practical lessonsOral examination60