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Unformatted text preview: acidosis? a. high protein diet b. high fat diet c. heavy exercise d. excessive vomiting e. severe diarrhea 8. The most rapid defense against changes in blood pH involves ____________. a. respiratory compensation b. buffering of hydrogen ions c. renal compensation d. cardiac compensation 9. Which of the following is NOT a basic process of the gastrointestinal system? a. digestion b. filtration c. absorption d. secretion e. motility 14. Which of the following secretes lipase? a. salivary glands b. liver c. pancreas d. all of the above 15. Most physiological effects suffered by astronauts are a direct result of ________. a. microgravity b. cosmic radiation c. dehydration d. abnormal diet 16. Following return to Earth from extended space travel, which physiological effect takes the longest to return to normal? a. fluid shift b. muscular atrophy c. sleep disturbances d. bone loss...
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