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Hannah Skinner 2-21-08 Bio169, Chavis Round One Questions 1. Human Growth Hormone 2. Goiter is characterized by an enlargement of the thyroid gland, caused by a deficiency of iodine in the diet. It was common in what was at one time called the goiter belt of the United States, which includes the Great Lakes region and mountain areas due to a lack of iodine in the water and diet. The administration of iodine, or the hormone thyroxine, prevents the disease. 3. Embryologically, sympathetic ganglia and the adrenal medulla come from the same tissue. For this reason, the adrenal medulla is sometimes called a misplaced sympathetic ganglion, and its
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Unformatted text preview: hormone releasing cells, are considered equivalent to postganglionic sympathetic neurons. 4. Blood substitutes, or artificial blood, are used to fill fluid volume, carry oxygen and other blood gases in the cardiovascular system , or both. They can be classified as volume expanders or oxygen therapeutics. Some types include the perfluorocarbon based Oxygent, and the hemoglobin based Hemopure, Oxyglobin and PolyHeme. 5. William Harvey 6. Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT 7. Hypovolemic Shock 8. Air hunger, shortness of breath, craving for air, drowning…all describe dyspnea. 9. Epiglottis 10. Insulin...
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