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problem set 8 - Kristina Madore December 17, 2007 Problem...

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Kristina Madore December 17, 2007 Problem Set 8 1. Lipase is the enzyme used by the human body to break down fats. If it is inhibited, the body will not be able to digest and sue the fats that enter the body; therefore, they will only exit as waste. This would keep a person from gaining weight and the body would be forced to break down the fat already stored in the body. 2. A. The primary purpose of the gizzard is mechanic digestion. The presence of chyme and rocks in the gizzard supports that it is used for digestion. B. Rocks in the lining of the digestive tract prove that no absorption is occurring. The presence of rocks suggests that water is not being absorbed into the digestive organs. 3. A. i. After drinking 1 liter of water, the student’s body fluid osmolarity would go down. This would occur because the body would be hydrated and would not need to send signals to increase the concentration of ADH. ii. Immediately after napping on the beach, the body would become dehydrated and the
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course BIO 121 taught by Professor Hardwick during the Fall '08 term at Ithaca College.

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