The most abundant substance in plasma
The cell type that can differentiate into all the different formed elements
The chamber that pumps blood through the tricuspid valve is the
In the human heart, the blood is pumped from the left ventricle into
left ventricle and right atrium
Systematic circulation is connected to which two chambers of the heart
Pulmonary vein, left atrium, left ventricle
A correct sequence for blood flow in the adult human heart is
In a molecule if CO2 released into the blood in your left toe travels out of your nose, it must pass through all of the following structures except
If a molecule of oxygen gas enters your body through your nose and ends up in your liver, it must travel through each of the following except:
The chamber that pumps blood to the lungs is the
there would be back flow of blood into the right ventricle
If damage occurs to the pulmonary semi lunar valve in the heart
The chamber that receives blood from the lungs is the
Both cannot exchange gasses and nutrients across their walls
Which is true of both arteries and veins?
right ventricle and left atrium
The pulmonary circuit connects which chamber of the heart
Systolic contraction would still occur, but diastolic relaxation could not occur
What would happen to a mammalian heart if the nerves leading to it were severed
The pacemaker of the human heart, at which intrinsic beat of the heart muscle is initiated, is technically called the
The chamber in which the pacemaker (S-A node) is located is the
The heartbeat is initiated in the
Scar tissue forms in portions of the heart as a result of infection. If scar tissue formed around the A-V node and blocked the node from signals, which of the following parts of the heart would no longer contract?
If the AV bundle was surgically removed, which of the following parts of the heart would probably fail to contract?
the aortic semi lunar valve opens
When the left ventricle contracts what happens?
In a mammal, blood pressure is the highest in the
when the ventricles are contracting during systole
When is blood pressure at a maximum?
If the blood of a human is 110/80 what's the diastolic pressure?
artery in the arm
In which of the following blood vessels would the blood pressure be the highest?
Muscle action occur and the veins have one way valves
In order for blood to be brought back properly from the lower extremities of the body of the heart it is necessary that
the contraction of nearby muscles
What propels the blood in the vein toward the heart
The cells that dispose of old/ damaged erythrocytes:
Which of the following would you not expects to find in blood plasma?
combines with hemoglobin
Most of the carbon dioxide in the blood is transported
it bonds more readily to hemoglobin than does oxygen
Carbon monoxide is a well known poison because
Which one of the following does not lead into or out of the right atrium
closure of the AV valves
The 'lub' sound in the 'lub/dub' of the heartbeat is due to
Rapid and uncoordinated contraction of the heart chambers:
pulmonary artery and superior vena cava
Which of the following structures does not lead into or out of the left side of the heart?
Contraction of the atria causes which wave of EKG?
High in oxygen and low in carbon dioxide
The blood in the pulmonary vein is
Most of the blood volume at any given time is in the
An average systolic pressure in a healthy adult at rest
A weakening in the wall of an artery
The chamber that pumps blood to the lungs
The chamber that pumps blood through the tricuspid valve
respiratory and circulatory
The 2 systems which supply O2 and eliminate CO2 are:
An exchange of gases between atmosphere, blood and cells
Pulmonary ventilation, external respiration, internal respiration, gas exchange
What are some basic processes for respiration
Each side of the nasal cavity is separated by the:
air and food
The pharynx functions as a passageway for:
The larynx is commonly called the:
The trachea is commonly called the:
Sound originates principally from the:
The insertion of a firm tube into the trachea to act as an air passage:
the bronchioles constrict
During an asthma attack
intake of air into the lungs
Pulmonary ventilation, breathing, can best be defined by:
greater than atmospheric pressure
Air moves out of the lungs when the pressure inside the lungs is:
If pressure in the lungs is decreased, the volume of the air in the lungs will:
PO2= 78% x 14.7lbs./in^2
What is the correct calculations for PO2 for atmospheric oxygen at sea level:
The exchange of O2 and CO2 between the alveoli of the lungs and the blood is:
The exchange of O2 and CO2 between blood and living cells is:
PO2 in the cells is greater than PO2 in the blood
O2 diffuses from the blood to the cells because:
Tuberculosis used the be called consumption
The larynx is the last common structure for the passage of food and air together
Asthma is caused by the constriction of the trachea
Another term for breathing is pulmonary ventilation
External respiration cannot occur efficiently if the alveoli are damaged by disease:
The device commonly used to measure the amount of air exchange during breathing is called a spirometer
Air is filter by cilia into the respiratory system:
The inspiration of air is best accomplished through the mouth:
The main function of the respiratory system is gas exchange:
Pneumonia is an infections disease
Damaged alveoli is a common result of tuberculosis:
The bronchioles are the most important structure in the respiratory system:
In the path of the intake of air through the body, the larynx immediately follows the pharynx
The brain monitors the concentrations of O2 and CO2 in order to control the breathing rate
gas exchange is dependent on physical process of ventilation
vocal chords are located in the pharynx
An upper respiratory tract infection could affect the nasal passages:
Aids in mastication, plays a major role in swallowing, is a major sensory organ for taste, is a major organ for speech
What are functions of the tongue?
There are __ teeth in the normal adult mouth which are replacements for the __ deciduous teeth that are lost during childhood:
The human adult mouth contains __ incisors:
____ is the main cause of tooth decay:
parotid, submandibular, sublingual
Wat are pairs of salivary glands?
a muscular tube
The esophagus is:
What structure does not increase the surface area of the small intestine?
break down food, absorb nutrients, eliminate wastes, take in nutrients
Digestive system functions:
diameter of the intestinal tube
Which of these characteristics increases as one move from the ileum to the cecum?
an ileocecal sphincter
At the location where the small intestine joins the large intestine, there is:
contributes to the digestive process, helps regulate glucose levels in the blood
The liver functions:
The mumps is a disease resulting from the infection of this gland:
Excess cholesterol can build up from stones in this organ:
This organ serves no known digestive function:
Which of these structures is not part of the large intestine?
is the proximal end of the large intestine, contains bacteria, has the appendix attached to it, is at the location where the ileum joins the large intestine
ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon
Order of large intestine:
The major digestive secretion of the salivary glands:
The uvula is part of the:
The enzyme contained in the saliva breaks down:
water and amylase
breaks large food particles into small food particles, increases the efficiency of mechanical digestion, occurs in the mouth and the stomach
The movement of the epiglottis over the opening of the larynx occurs in:
the gastric phase
The greatest volume of the gastric secretion occurs during:
none of the above
Which of these would inhibit gastric secretion?
Providing ___ for synthesis of proteins is a necessary ingredient in a sound diet
strong peristaltic waves, ingested food is moved with stomach secretions by mixing waves
What describes the movement of food in the stomach?
All of these are functions of the liver except:
Which of these is an enzyme produces by the parotid gland?
secretion of the digestive enzymes
Which of these is not a function of the large intestine?
most vitamins as as:
Which of these is not an ingested carbohydrate?
The carbohydrate that is carried to the cell for use as an energy source:
Emulsification of fats is accomplished by:
Retinol is also known as vitamin:
Pepsin break down proteins into amino acids?
Pepsinogen must be activated by HCL
Amino acids are absorbed into the bloodstream from the small intestine:
Water moves across the wall of the small intestine b:
From a psychological standpoint, the elements sodium, potassium, chlorine and phosphorus are considered to be:
Aerobic exercise tends to elevate the levels of LDL's
do not get enough glucose into their cells, have cells with low energy levels, have increased blood glucose levels, produce urine containing large amounts of glucose
People with uncontrollable diabetes:
That some meals, especially breakfast trigger mass movements in the colon, that movement of feces into the rectum initiates the defecation reflex
Your friend Reg Yular noticed that every morning after breakfast, he had a bowel movement, regardless of the amount he ate. Since he knows you are a student of physiology, he inquires why this happens. You explain:
Your friend, Ima Tense has an ulcer. You explain to her that is it probably a pathogen called helicobacter pylori, which is a strain of:
What nutrients are taken into the body without being broken down?
Vitamins that cannot be produced by the body and must be obtained through diet are:
What molecule contains the most energy per unit of weight?
A typical diet in the United States consists of which of these molecules in greatest abundance?
What carbohydrate is derived from animals?
A primary energy source for most cells is:
What is not a complex carbohydrate?
Fiber, or "roughage" in the diet usually comes from:
saturated fat and protein
Meat, dairy products, and eggs contain mostly:
Humans have a total of __ amino acids
production of energy, normal cell division and growth, synthesis of blood clotting proteins, protein synthesis
Vitamins are involved in:
B Complex and C complex
Water soluble vitamins include:
Vitamin E is referred to as:
Glucose is oxidized to produce this
The human body's main long-term energy storage molecules are:
lack of vitamin c
Scurvy is a disease of:
Increases energy usage, Elevates temperature and causes an oxygen debt, which will elevate a person's metabolic rate, Epinephrine levels will increase, resulting in increased blood glucose, which can depress the hunger center in the brain
What are reasons why exercise would help a person lose weight?
Yes protein is broken down to form amino acids, which can only be used to form new proteins
Will eating a diet that contains only protein prevent a person from increasing their amount of body fat, regardless of how much they eat?
Sodium and potassium serve a major function in the
Iodine plays a major role in the operation of this
Anemia would require supplements of what mineral
A Calorie is equal to how many calories?
An ingested chemical used for growth, maintenance, or repair by the body
They are considered to be part of the immune system
Doctors are hesitant to remove tonsils now because
It holds food in place, it aids swallowing, it has taste receptors
The tongue is an important part of the digestive system because
This structure prevents food from passing into the trachea during swallowing
This process forces food into the esophagus from the pharynx
The stomach empties its contents into this part of the small intestine:
The digestion and utilization of which nutrient creates the greatest need for regulation by the kidneys?
From what compound is urea produced?
urea is less toxic than ammonia
The advantage of excreting wastes as urea rather than as ammonia is that:
The outermost portion of a kidney
Inflammation of the urinary bladder is called
inferior and anterior
The urethra exits the body___ to the bladder
A medical prefix which always refers to the kidneys
Kidney stones cause extreme pain when passing through the
pH, water balance, diffusion, active transport
The kidneys play a major role in maintaining
Urine leaves the body through the
removes wastes from the blood
A dialysis machine:
Ammonia is converted to ___ in the liver
Urine produced in the kidneys passes into the bladder via the:
Regulate blood oxygen is a function of the kidney
Urea is a compound formed when ammonia and ___ react chemically
Urea is a more toxic substance in the human body than is ammonia
Dialysis is a temporary solution to kidney failure:
The word renal is used to describe anything that's related to the digestive system:
The kidneys are located into the abdominal portion of the body:
A toxic level of urine in the blood would be called uremia
The separation of gases from the blood is a major function of the excretory system
A major source of nitrogenous waste in the blood is protein synthesis
Kidney stones cause extreme pain when passing through the urethra
The bladder can hold a maximum of 3000 ml. of urine
The sphincter muscle which controls passage of urine from the bladder to the urethra is voluntary
At no point in the excretory should blood and urine ever mix
The kidneys, along with your skin participate in the synthesis of Vitamin D
The cortex is the outer layer of the kidney
An inflammation of the urinary bladder is called glomerulonephritis
Drugs that increase urine output are called diuretics
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