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Physiology Syllabus of TNPSC

Updated on: Feb 26, 2013
Physiology - (Code - 096)
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Paper - I

Unit - I : GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY

Structure of cell membrane Ionic Composition of body Fluids Distribution of Body Fluids Transport across cell Membrane & Cell R M P and Action PotentialApplied Physiology

Unit - II : TISSUE( MUSCLE, BONE,NERVE)

Morphology,Structure of Muscle,Bone,Nerve Function,Innervation of Skeletal Muscle, Smooth Muscle, Cardiac Muscle Neuro Muscular Junction and Transmission Rigor Mortis Denervation changes in Muscle Types of Muscle Contraction Work done by muscle Applied and Clinical Physiology

Unit - III : HEAMATOLOGY

Plasma, Cellular Components Plasma proteins, Functions Blood Volume R B C Life Span Structure, Function,Production, Destruction Hemoglobin - Structure, Synthesis, Functions, Types and Degradation W B C - Structure , Production, Function, Destruction Immunity Monocyte Macrophage System, Lymph, Spleen Haemostasis - Platelets, Coagulation, Anticoagulants, Fibrino Lytic System Blood Groups (Major and Minor, Rh) Blood Transfusion, Transfusion Reactions Erythrobalstosis foetalis

Unit - IV : GASTRO INTESTINAL PHYSIOLOGY



Secretions-Salivary,Gastric, Pancreatic, Small Intestinal, - Mechanism Composition, Function and Regulation. Digestion, of Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats. Absorption of Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats. Histological structure of GI Tract. Deglutition,Movements of Stomach, Small Intestine, Large Intestine and Villi. Structure of Liver, Biliary secretion, Composition. Gall Bladder- Function, Bile. Clinical and Applied Physiology.

Unit - V : RENAL PHYSIOLOGY

Structure of Kidney, Nephron, JG Apparatus, Rennin Angiotensin System GFR-Regulation,Glomerulo-Tubular and Tubulo Glomerular Balance.Clearance Functions of Nephron Urine Formation Counter Current - Mechanism Urine - Volume composition, Osmolarity pH etc. Bladder - Structure - innervation Micturition - reflex Abnormal Bladder Body Fluids, Acid Base Balance Clinical and Applied Physiology

Unit - VI : ENDOCRINES

Feed back Mechanisms, Circardian rhythm Up and Down Regulation Hypothalamus, Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Pancreas, Pineal, AdrenalCortical and Medullary, Hormones, and Local Hormones Structure of all the above Glands. Synthesis transport function mechanism of action, Regulation, Metabolism of all the Hormones. Calcium, Carbo Hydrate, Homeo stasis Applied and Clinical Physiology

Unit - VII : REPRODUCTION

MaleReproduction, StructureofGonads, AccessoryOrgans, Hormones, Puberty, Climactaric, Spermatogenesis, Composition of Semen, Castration Female Reproduction - Puberty, Menarche, Menopause Structure and Secretion of Ovaries, Ovulation. Uterine Structure, Menstrual Cyclical changes. Hormonal basis of Menstruation Tests for Ovulation Physiology of Pregnancy, Lactation. Male and Female Contraception Applied and Clinical Physiology

Unit - VIII : EXPERIMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY

Nerve Muscle Preparation and related experiments Hematological experiements Functional test of Endocrine Glands

Paper - II

Unit - I : CARDIO VASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY

Properties of Cardiac Muscle Conducting Tissue Cardiac Cycle Cardiac Output & Factors regulating Blood Pressure Haemodynamics & Physical Principles Regional Circulation (Coronary, Pulmonary Fetal, Splanchinc, Cerebaral) Electrical activities and ECG Applied and Clinical Physiology

Unit - II : RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY

Pulmonary Function Pulmonary Function Tests Regulation of Respiration Oxygen and Carbon di-oxide transport Hypoxia Clinical and Applied Physiology

Unit - III : EXCERCISE AND SPORTS PHYSIOLOGY, ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY

Unit - IV : NEURO PHYSIOLOGY

Neuron, Degeneration and Regeneration Receptors,Action Potential,Relex,Synapse & Synaptic Transmission, NeuroTransmitters Cutaneous and deep visceral sensation Ascending and Descending Tracts of Spinal Cord Organisation of Motor and Sensory Functions of CNS & Spinal Cord FunctionsofBrainstem,Cerebellum,Basal Ganglia,Hypothalamas,Thalamas, Cerebural Cortex, Limbic system Higher Function of Brain - Arousal, Sleep Learning Memory, Speech. EEG, Conditioned reflex Neural Basis of Instinctual and behaviour emotion Control of posture and Equilibrium, Muscle Tone Autonomic Nervous system Clinical and Applied Physiology

Unit - V : SPECIAL SENSES

Taste & Smell Vision - Structure, Optics, Neuro Chemistry Neuro Opthalamology Hearing - Structure, Function of Middle Ear and Inner Ear, Path way Equilibrium - Vestibular Apparatus - Structure Function, Postural reflexes Clinical and Applied Physiology

Unit - VI : EXPERIMENTAL AND INVESTIGATORY PHYSIOLOGY

Heart Experiments Interpretation of ECG & PFT
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