The knee has been called "a beauty and a beast". Provide several reasons that might explain the negative (beast) part of this description.
Compare and contrast the paired movements of flexion and extension with adduction and abduction.
Discuss the relative value (to body homeostasis) of immovable, slightly moveable, and freely moveable joints.
Compare a young adult skeleton to that of an extremely aged person relative to bone mass in general and the bony structure of the skull, thorax, and vertebral column in particular.
The major function of the shoulder girdle is flexibility. What is the major function of the pelvic girdle? Relate these functional differences to anatomical differences seen in these girdles.
How do the relative proportions of the cranium and face of a fetus compare with those of an adult skull?
Please explain what the function of the body of a vertebra is?
A cell stimulated to increase its steroid production will have abundant____________. ribosomes, rough ER, smooth ER, Golgi apparatus or secretroy vesicles An epithelium built to withstand friction is _________________ simple squamous, simple columnar, stratified squamous, pseudostratified, or simple cuboidal Type of conn
6. Identify the earliest manifestation of cellular injury a. Accumulation of fat in the vacuoles of the cell b. Necrosis in the affected cells c. An accumulation of water within the cell d. Genetic derangements in cellular DNA and RNA 7. Select the best description of the arrangement of a cell membrane a. Carbohydrate bi
Compare and contrast skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle tissue relative to structure, body location, and specific function.
Differentiate clearly between the roles of neurons and the supporting cells of nervous tissue.
Prior to intubation for a surgical procedure, the anesthesiologist administered a single dose of the neuromuscular blocking agent, succinlycholine, to a 23 year-old male to provide muscular relaxation during surgery and to facilitate the insertion of the endotracheal tube. Following this, the inhalation anesthetic was administe
I have a 120 question review sheet only these 5 are giving me a problem. If you could explain each one, it will be greatly appreciated. 1. Compare contrast the composition of blood plasma and glomerular filtrate. 2. Explain the mechanism of tubular secretion, and explain it's importance in the urine formation process. 3. E
I was wondering if anybody could explain in more detail what a "substrate concentration" is and how it relates to enzymes in particular? Thank you
How might the following occur and what are the possible causes and pathological significance inflammation and necrosis Bacteraemia and septicaemia Oedema
Please help with the following problem. Provide a detailed explanation and include diagrams. Explain why damage to peripheral nerve fibers is often reversible, whereas damage to the central nerve fibers rarely is.
I need to know how these situations influence ventilation? 1) increased respiratory passageway resistance 2) decreased lung compliance 3) lack of surfactant
What should happen to pulse rate and blood pressure at 0,2,4,6,8,10 minutes, following a period of 5 minutes exercise and why?
What is the effect of posture (i.e. sitting, standing, lying down for 1 minute, lying down for 10 minutes and standing after lying down) on blood pressure and pulse rate. What systems are involved and why?
As we grow our bones increase in diameter, but the thickness of the bony collar of the shaft remains relatively constant. Why?
Many of the most devastating human diseases result from an attack of various microbes (viruses, bacteria, fungi) on the human body. The flu epidemic of 1918 killed 22 million Americans and Europeans in just 18 months, and our ongoing war against the HIV virus is still waging. In order to fight against this onslaught, the human b
A 50 year-old male complained of weakness on the right half of his face, which quickly led to the facial paralysis of this side. He was unable to wrinkle his forehead, smile, show his teeth. He was also unable to close his right eye. Taste perception was distorted over the left anterior portion of the tongue. There was compl
1. Production of the gonadal sex hormones is A. relatively constant from fetal life to old age B. low until puberty, after which it becomes quite high and remains so until old age C. low until puberty, and remains so until old age D. high during fetal life, low during childhood, high during puberty, and then declin
The cardiac output of an exercising athlete can increase from 5 to 25 litres or more. Explain what is a cardiac output and describe how such a large increase can occur.
Please help with the following problem. What factors determine if action potentials will be generated by a postsynaptics neuron that receives both excitatory and inhibitory input?
1) If the atmospheric pressure is 752 mm Hg, and the partial pressure of nitrogen is 593 mm Hg, the partial pressure of oxygen would be A. 160 mm Hg B. 257 mm Hg C. 159 mm Hg D. 79 mm Hg 2) In nonstrenuous circumstances, after "unloading" oxygen at tissue capillaries, hemoglobin normally remains approximatel
1) A 22- year old man was in a motorcycle accident with resultant neck injuries that led to partial paralysis of the upper and lower limbs. Almost immediately his chest felt heavy and he became dyspneic. His pulmonary values: Vital capacity (supine) = 650 ml Minute ventilation (supine) = 6 L/min Respiratory rate (supine)
How are (a)arteries and (b)capillaries adapted for their function?
I am trying to work through calculations to obtain the delta H and delta S in the example 3 - 14 on page 71 of Martin's Physical Pharmacy. A set of data (log Ka v. 1/T x 10^3) is plotted and the linear form of the van't hoff equation should be used to calculate delta H and delta S. The equation in this form is: ln K = -(delta
2. Name two of the four basic types of tissue 5. Name two cell types found in the connective tissue proper 6. What structures are composed of dense regular connective tissue (where they are found in the body). 7. Name the two fluid connective tissue types.