Second Cycle - Institute of Health Sciences - Basic Medicine Science - Oral Biology
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
ORB716 Oral Physiology II Compulsory 1 2 4
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is to present the functional systems in human biology to the dentistry students, as preparatory to oral medicine
Learning Outcomes
1 Attain different synthesis by usage of acquired oral physiology knowledge in different combinations across the problems encountered
2 Inference on the oral physiological events and support the inferences by evidences.
3 Interpretation on the oral physiological mechanisms of the facts, and anticipation. Usage of the knowledge of oral physiology in everyday life.
4 Comprehension of the general facts and principles that effectuate oral physiological events
5 Acquire the knowledge of spesific oral physiological phemomena and terminology
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Gastrointestinal electrical activity; Gastric emtying; Absorption and other intestinal functions; Cardiac Cycle; Cardiac Electrophysiology; Blood circulation; Mechanics of ventilation; Respiratory gases; Physiology of muscle; Blood physiology; Blood cells and their functions; Urinary physiology-General; Reabsorption in the urinary system; Reproduction
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Gastrointestinal electrical activity
2 Gastric emtying
3 Absorption and other intestinal functions
4 Cardiac Cycle
5 Cardiac Electrophysiology
6 Blood circulation
7 Mechanics of ventilation
8 Midterm exam
9 Respiratory gases
10 Physiology of muscle
11 Blood physiology
12 Blood cells and their functions
13 Urinary physiology-General
14 Reabsorption in the urinary system
15 Reproduction
16 Study week
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Boron WF, Boulpaep EL. Medical Physiology. Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia, 2003
Ganong WF. Review of Medical Physiology (21. ed.) McGraw-Hill 2003
Guyon AC, Hall C. Textbook of Medical Physiology (11. ed.) Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia, 2007
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures supported by slides, Discussion, Question-Answer.
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 14 2 28
Pre Class Self Study 14 1 14
Post Class Self Study 14 1 14
Home Work 2 14 28
Seminar 1 14 14
Total 45 32 98
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