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BIOL 1300 Exam 1

BIOL 1300 (Body Systems w/ Lab) Review for Exam #1 Spring 2012

QuestionAnswer
The system that transports blood to and from the cells is the circulatory system
There are numerous levels of organization in the body. The correct order from simplest to most complex is cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism
A substance composed of two or more different elements participating in a chemical bond is a(n) compound
A graphic tracing of the electric current generated by the heart is called a(n) electrocardiogram
A basic substance could have a pH of 12
A basic substance could have a pH of 12
The phase of mitosis when the chromosomes pull apart is anaphase
The phase of mitosis when the chromosomes pull apart is anaphase
Hair and nails are made up of a protein called keratin
The word part scler/o means hard
Hair and nails are made up of a protein called keratin
What disease is caused by a virus polio
What disease is caused by a virus polio
The study of disease is pathology
The study of disease is pathology
Light touch is sensed by the Meissner Corpuscles
A term that means "farther from the midline of the body" is lateral
A term that means "farther from the midline of the body" is lateral
Organisms that normally live on or in the body make up the normal flora
Organisms that normally live on or in the body make up the normal flora
An organelle that produces energy for the cell is called a(n) mitochondria
Small bodies involved in the manufacture of proteins are ribosomes
Small bodies involved in the manufacture of proteins are ribosomes
New cells grow from the deepest layer of the epidermis, the stratum basale
New cells grow from the deepest layer of the epidermis, the stratum basale
The positively charged particles in the atom nucleus are called protons
The element that makes up the greatest percentage by weight in the body is oxygen
The positively charged particles in the atom nucleus are called protons
The hypodermis is also called the subcutaneous tissue
The element that makes up the greatest percentage by weight in the body is oxygen
What is an example of an epithelial tissue membrane? peritoneum
The hypodermis is also called the subcutaneous tissue
A chemical bond formed by the sharing of electrons is described as a(n) covalent bond
What is an example of an epithelial tissue membrane? peritoneum
A mycotic disease is caused by fungi
The glands that become blocked, resulting in blackheads, are called sebaceous glands
What type of muscle is under voluntary control? skeletal muscles
A chemical bond formed by the sharing of electrons is described as a(n) covalent bond
The plasma membrane is best described as selectively permiable
A mycotic disease is caused by fungi
What is NOT an example of protozoa? spirilla
What type of muscle is under voluntary control? skeletal muscles
A systemic infection is generalized
The plasma membrane is best described as selectively permiable
What is an example that demonstrates the principle of positive feedback? A rise in estrogen levels stimulates the production of a hormone that stimulates estrogen production
What is NOT an example of protozoa? spirilla
The support cells of the nervous system are neuroglia
A systemic infection is generalized
An autoclave is used for sterilization
What is an example that demonstrates the principle of positive feedback? A rise in estrogen levels stimulates the production of a hormone that stimulates estrogen production
What organ is NOT located in the abdominopelvic cavity? lung
The support cells of the nervous system are neuroglia
Based on your knowledge of word parts, what is mycoflora? "population of fungi"
An autoclave is used for sterilization
What organ is NOT located in the abdominopelvic cavity? lung
Based on your knowledge of word parts, what is mycoflora? "population of fungi"
A band of connective tissue connecting two bones is called a(n) ligament
An infectious agent composed entirely of protein is called a(n) prion
The iliac region of the abdomen is also called the inguinal region
What membrane proteins attaches cells to other cells? linker
What is not a function of the skin? breathing
The study of how the body functions is physiology
The number of milliliters (mL) ub a kuter us 1,000
The iliac region of the abdomen is also called the inguinal region
What membrane proteins attaches cells to other cells? linker
The microscope with the highest magnification is the transmission electron microscope
The prefix pino- means to drink
What is not a function of the skin? breathing
Diseases caused by Rickettsiae are most likely transmitted via Insect vectors
Round bacteria arranged in a cluster are called staphylococci
The microscope with the highest magnification is the transmission electron microscope
The prefix pino- means to drink
What process requires ATP? active transport
A non-separating suspension can be described as colloid
The fibers that conduct a nerve impulse toward a neuron cell body are called dendrites
Inflammation of the serous membrane within the abdominal cavity results in a condition called peritonitis
The fibers of a neuron are dendrites & axons
The hard keratin that makes up fingernails is synthesized by cells in the stratum corneum
The keratin-filled uppermost layer of the epidermis is called the stratum corneum
A directional term that means "nearer to the head" is cranial
The endocrine glands secrete hormones
The tissue enclosing the heart is called the pericardium
Cells shrink when they are placed in solutions that are hypertonic
A substance that dissolves in another substance is a(n) solute
The system comprised of the bones and the joints is the skeletal system
An excoriation is a(n) scratch
Tissue wasting due to a decrease in cell number is called atrophy
The simplest form of carbohydrate is monosacchrides
The correct order of the stages in mitosis is 1- Prophase 2-Metaphase 3-Anaphase 4-Telophase
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