The subject of human physiologyis the study of the function of the human body. It integrates the functions of cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems into one whole human body. It explains how the human being adapts to the changes in the internal and external environment. Thus, Physiology as a discipline links science, medicine, and health.

At the end of the human physiology component of the preclinical course the students will become critical thinkers and able to draw independent rational conclusions regarding the normal functions of the human body. It creates the foundation to understand deranged functions of the human body in the further study of medicine