The most abundant cation in ECF is...
The most abundant anion in ECF is...
Diets high in proteins tend to make the blood more acidic.
Which of the following would help raise blood pH?
Hyperventilation and Renal excretion of H+ in urine
Some proteins can serve as buffers.
Which of the following serve as buffering mechanisms?
Proteins, Carbonic acid bicarbonate reaction and Phosphates
The normal pH of blood is approximately...
Acidosis is the condition of elevated blood pH.
Alkalosis tends to increase the excitability of the CNS.
Metabolic acidosis results from...
Abnormally low HCO3- in systemic arterial blood
Optimal sperm production take place slightly...
below core body temperature
Erection of the clitoris and penis is...
Due to the relaxation of smooth muscle in the arterioles,
Due to filling of spongy tissue in the blood, and
Under parasympathetic control
Portions of the penis are homologous to the clitoris.
The female reproductive(menstrual) cycle is considered to begin when...
Estrogen levels normally peak around day(s)...
12 and 21
Progesterone levels normally peak around day...
Ovulation occurs around day...
The corpus luteum secretes...
Estrogen, Inhibin and Progesterone
GnRH is released by the...
GnRH has direct control over release of...
FSH and LH
The average duration of the female reproductive cycle is...
Once inside the female reproductive tract sperm only live about...
Any decrease in body temperature will always result in a decrease in metabolic rate.
Maintenance of constant body temperature in the thermoneutral zone results in an increase in metabolism.
Within the zone of metabolic regulation body temperature decreases.
Increased metabolism always results in increase body temperature.
Which of the following is used within thermoneutral zone?
Postural changes and Vasometer response
Main hormone responsible for growth of follicle during menstrual phase...
Primarily responsible for thickening of uterus during preovulatory phase...
Primarily responsible for thickening of uterus during postovulatory phase...
Causes corpus leteum to survive longer...
Is produced by the chorion(a membrane) of the embryo...
Abbreviation for human chorionic gonadrotropin...
Know these Figures:
38.1 Anterior View of Testis and Scrotum
38.3 The Testis and Epididymis
38.4 Male Reproductive Organs & Duct System, Sagittal Section
38.6 Acessory Male Sex Glands, Sagittal Section
39.1 Posterior View of the Ovaries, Uterine Tubes, and Uterus
39.2 Female Reproductive Organs, Sagittal Section
39.3 Posterior View of the Female Reproductive Organs
39.4 Female Reproductive Structures
39.5 Female Genitalia