50 notecards = 13 pages (4 cards per page)
which of the following describes the operation of the heart and blood vessels?
the study of large body structures, visible to the naked eye, such as the heart is called ______ anatomy
average body temperature is ______ degrees centigrade
the heart lies in the _____ cavity
a structure that is composed of two or more tissue types that work together to perform specific functions for the body is a ______
the single most abundant chemical substance of the body, accounting for 60% to 80% of body weight, is ____
which term means toward or at the back of the body, behind?
which of the following elements is necessary for proper conduction of nervous impulses?
carbohydrates are stored in the liver and muscles in the form of ____
salts are always
which of the following would be regarde as an organic molecule?
which of the following does not describe uses for the ATP molecule?
the posterior knee area is called the _____
which of the following is false regarded the membrane potential?
the resting membrane potential is maintained solely by passive transport processes
a red blood cell placed in pure water would _____
swell and burst
which of the following describes the plasma membrane?
a phospholipid bilayer surrounding the cell
passive membrane transport processes include
movement of a substance down its concentration gradient
contain some of the DNA and RNA code necessary for their own function
An oblique cut is one that is cut ____
diagonally between vertical and horizontal planes
which of the following is not found in the matrix of cartilage but is found in bone?
the simple columnar epithelium that form absorptive cells of the digestive tract have which characteristic?
the fiber type that gives connective tissure great tensile strength is _______
groups of cells that are similar in structure and perform a common or related function form an
which is true concerning muscle tissue
highly cellular and well vascularized
the first step in tissue repair involves_______
similar cells have a common function are called ____
the hear is _____ to the arm
the _____cavity contains tiny bones that ransmit sound vibrations to the organ of hearing in the inner ear
middle ear cavity
_____ physiology concerns the urine production and kidney function
what is the single most abundant chemical substance in the body
____ have a bitter taste, feel slippery, and are proton acceptors.
the _____ molecule directly provides energy for cellular work
weak acids and bases make good ____
starch is the stored carbohydrate in plants, while _______ is the stored carbohydrate in animals
which metals have a toxic effect on the body?
water may move through membrane pores constructed by transmembrane proteins called
______ are hollow tubes made of spherical protein subunits called tubulins
aerobic cellular respiration occurs in the _____
The most common extracellular ion is ______
the process of discharging particles from inside a cell to the outside is called
cardiac muscle tissue is uninculeated, has intercalated discs, and is ______
the _____ muscle cells are multinucleated due to the fusion of myoblasts
all epithelial tissue rest upon a(n) ______ composed of connective tissue
what distinguishes cancer cells from the cells of benign neoplasms
macrophage-like cells are found in many different tissues, and may have specific names that reflect their location or specializations. What is the one functional characteristic common to all macrophage-like cells?
what can happen when the usual negative feedback mechanisms are overwhelmed and destructive positive feedback mechanisms take over?
doesn't stop once homeostasis is reached
name at least two things you know about enzymes
proteins, lower activation energy
describe two important functions of the Golgi apparatus
packages and sorts proteins
why can we say that a cell without a nucleus will ultimately die?
nucleus is the control center
how is blood unique among connective tissue
a fluid unlike most solid connective tissues