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Kendra Dean

Weeks 1-5 Flashcards

What is an hypothesis that has been supported by experiments and shown to have a high degree of confidence? Theory
What are the two subcategories of microscopic anatomy? Cytology and Histology
What is the term that means self-organized and self-maintaining? Autopoiesis
What is communication that goes away from a control center or point of reference? Efferent communication
This type of feedback system is inhibitory and negates changes in a variable. Negative feedback system
Regulation from organ to organ Extrinsic control
What acid is composed of ribose, a phosphate group, and a nitrogenous base? RNA
This burn is characterized by destruction of both the epidermis and dermis. Third degree burn
This part of the Integumentary System is mostly loose fibrous and adipose connective tissue along with nerves and lymphatic/blood vessels. Hypodermis
This muscle has 3 groups of fibers and may act as 3 separate muscles. Deltoid
This muscle is responsible for the unique opposition of the thumb. Oppens Pollicis
What are the 2 types of epithelium? Membranous and Glandular
This type of epithelium lines the vagina, mouth, and esophagus. Nonkeratinized Stratified Squamous Epithelium
What are the 4 main types of connective tissue? Loose fibrous, adipose, reticular, and dense
This connective tissue contains neither ground substance or fibers. Blood
These special connecting, supporting cells surround neurons. Neuroglia
This group of intramembranous proteins helps hold cells in their place in a tissue. Integrins
This separates the cell from its surrounding environment. Plasma membrane
These cellular muscles are made of thin twisted strands of protein molecules that lie parallel to the long axis of the cell. Microfilaments
This term refers to an increase in cell size. Hypertrophy
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