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PHLEBOTOMY

PHLEBOTOMY: Anatomy and Physiology

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The pineal gland secretes the hormone: MELATONIN
Levels of melatonin in the blood is lowest around noon and highest at night because it follows a: DIURNAL RHYTHM
Bilirubin is a function test of the: LIVER
The covering of the brain and spinal cord: THE MENINGES
Disorder involving the myelin sheath of the nerves. MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Causes acute respiratory disease in children: RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL
The master gland PITUITARY GLAND
Electrolytes sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate.
A byproduct of muscle metabolism, and is produced at a constant rate and is cleared from the blood by the kidneys CREATININE
This is a muscle enzyme and is a test of the muscular system CREATINE KINASE
The adrenal glands secrete the hormones: EPINEPHRINE AND NOREPINEPHRINE
The PSA test is associated with the: PROSTATE GLAND
The syphilis test is called RPR
A condition characterized by the overgrowth of bones in the hand, feet and face caused by excessive growth hormone ACROMEGALY
The Kidney's release this hormone to stimulate red blood cell production ERYTHROPOIETIN
The part of the endocrine system that secrete insulin THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS
The brain, CSF, and meninges are part of the: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
This is secreted by the pituitary and decreases urine production: VASOPRESSIN/ADH
BUN is a measure of the _______ ________ of urine and is a kidney function. NITROGEN PORTION
Impetigo an inflammatory condition of the skin is most often caused by STAPHYLOCOCCUS OR STREPTOCOCCUS INFECTION
The gland that releases a hormone that follows a diurnal rhythm PINEAL
The fundamental unit of the nervous system is the NEURON
An example of a dorsal cavity is the SPINAL CAVITY
A major cause of respiratory distress in infants and young children RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS
To maintain electrolyte balance is a function of the URINARY SYSTEM
Female gametes are manufactured in the OVARIES
Prostate specific antigen(PSA)is a test of which body systems? REPRODUCTIVE
The rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test is a diadgnostic test of which body system? REPRODUCTIVE
The afferent nerves are part of PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Which 2 body cavities are seperated by the diaphram? ABDOMINAL AND THORACIC
The layer of the epidermis where mitosis occurs is the STRATUM GERMINATIVUM
Erythropoietin is a hormone secreted by the KIDNEYS
The layer(s) of the skin containing blood vessels is (are): DERMIS AND SUBCUTANEOUS
T4 and TSH are abbreviations for tests that measure the function of this gland: THYROID
Growth hormone (GH) levels test the functioning of which gland? PITUITARY
The exchange of O2 and CO2 in the lugs take place in the ALVEOLI
Calcitonin levels test the functioning of which gland? THYROID
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) is also called: VASOPRESSIN
Created by: ascpstudent100