Create an account
Hypoproteinenemia is a condition of unusually low levels of plasma proteins. This problem is often characterized by
Which of the following hormones is important in the regulation of sodium ion concentrations in the extracellular fluid
Atrial natriuretic peptide is a hormone that is made in the atria of the heart, the influence of this hormone is
REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE AND BLOOD VOLUME BY INHIBITING SODIUM AND WATER RETENTION
Which of the following two organs function as the most important physiological buffer systems
KIDNEYS AND LUNGS
Whereas sodium is found mainly in the extracellular fluid, most ___ is found in the intracellular fluid
Which of the following describes the distribution of sodium and potassium between cells and body fluids
POTASSIUM MAINLY IN THE CELLS, SODIUM IN THE BODY FLUIDS
Problems with fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance are particularly common in infants because their
The single most important factor in influencing potassium ion secretion is
POTASSIUM ION CONCENTRATION IN BLOOD PLASMA
A falling blood pH and a rising partial pressure of carbon dioxide due to pneumonia
What hormone reduces bp and blood volume by inhibiting nearly all events that promote vasoconstriction and sodium/water retention
ATRIAL NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE
Which of the following statement is true reguarding fluid shifts?
ELECTROLYTES HAVE GREATER OSMOTIC POWER THAN NONELECTROLYTES
Which of the following hormones is important in stimulating water conservation in the kidneys
The maintenance of the proper pH of the body fluids may be the result of
THE CONTROL OF RESPIRATORY VENTILATION
Which of the following is not a disorder of water imbalance
EXCESSIVE HYDRATION DUE TO EXCESS ADH SECRETION
Annie has just eaten a large order of heavily salted fries, pickled eggs, and cheese. How will consuming this much salt affect her physiology
THERE WILL BE A TEMPORARY INCREASE IN BLOOD VOLUME
The most important force causeing net water flow across capillary walls is
HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE OF CAPILLARY BLOOD
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together