BIOS_101_Review_-_Exam_3 - When we swallow, how is food...

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When we swallow, how is food prevented from entering the trachea? How does food move through the esophagus? Why can we puke? What are the types of secretory cells in the stomach and what do they secrete? What is chyme? How are gastric ulcers produced and where are they usually found? Describe the sections of the small intestine. Why is absorptive efficiency in the small intestine near 99%? Where is the poop formed?
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Describe how the pancreas affects digestion. What is the largest internal organ of the body? What is its main function? What brain structure is responsible for regulating body temperature? How does our body respond to shifts in temperature? How does our body regulate glucose levels in the blood? What organs are used for osmoregulation in our body? What is a nephron? Describe the path that fluid in blood takes to become urine. What is the point of the loop of Henle?
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What are the three sections of nephrons? Lecture 11 – Immunity What is the first line of defense against infection and the largest organ of our body? What are the layers of the skin? Does sweat protect against infection? How does our digestive system and respiratory system protect against microbes? Where are most white blood cells produced and stored? How do macrophages and neutrophils differ in the way they deal with invading microbes?
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Describe the way in which natural killer cells and the complement system attack microbes. What are the types of proteins that kill invading microbes?
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course BIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Erickson during the Spring '08 term at Louisiana State University in Shreveport.

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