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bio exam 2
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There are two main types of white blood cells that comprise the adaptive immune system. One type can "remember" the pathogens previously seen by your immune system. What are these cells called?
Which body organ is your primary immune defense?
skin or epithelium
Type 1 Diabetes, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, and hyperthroidism are all examples of :
immune disorders, autoimmune disorders, immunodeficiencies
Depression is in part a function of imbalanced neurotransmitters originating in the brain. Name two of the three neurotransmitters that the focus of most studies on depression.
dopamine, serotonin, norepinephrine
A mammal that is born incompletely developed and then carried/suckled in a pouch on the mother's belly for many months belongs to the category known as:
true or false: The 'message' of the nervous system travels from dendrite through cell body along the axon and into the synapse between neurons.
The frontal lobe of the [fill in the blank] is the center of the brain that processes future consequences from current actions.
The [fill in the blank] nervous system is made up of the spinal cord and the brain.
What is the primary function of a macrophage?
Immune cells are produced in the [fill in the blank] and then travel through your circulatory system and/or lymph system.
A molecule that stimulates a response in the immune system. It's the chemical signal given off by a foreign item coming into the body.
A [fill in the blank] disease is one that develops during the lifespan of the individual.
The disease Malaria is caused by a parasite. In the life cycle used to explain transmission of the disease, the mosquito is:
If there is no oxygen present, a cell may begin with glycolysis but then transition down another path called [fill in the blank].
anaerobic cellular respiration, anaerobic respiration, fermentation
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