1. Commun - List of common acronyms AI angiotensin I AII...

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1. Communication - Principles 1 AI - angiotensin I AII - angiotensin II aa - amino acids AC - adenylate cyclase ACE - angiotensin converting enzyme ACh - acetylcholine ACTH - adrenocorticotrophic hormone ADH (-VP) - antidiruetic hormone (a.k.a vasopressin) ADP - adenosine diphosphate ADO - adenosine ALDO - aldosterone AMP - adenosine monophosphate AMPA - α amino-3-hydroxy-5methyl-4- isoxazol propionic acid ANP - atrial naturetic peptide ANS - autonomic nervous system AP - action potential ATP - adenosine triphosphate AV - atrioventricular BB - buffer base BC - Bowmans capsule BK - bradykinin CA - carbonic anhydrase Ca ++ - calcium ions cAMP - cyclic adenosine monophosphate CCK - cholecyctokinin CD - collecting duct CFC - capillary filtration coefficient cGMP - cyclic guanosine monophosphate Cl - - chloride ions CNS - central nervous system CO - cardiac output CRH - corticotropin releasing hormone DAG - diacyl glycerol DT - distal tubule EC - endothelial cell EDCF - endothelial derived contracting factor EDHF - endothelial derived hyperpolerizing factor EDP - end diastolic pressure EDRF - endothelial derived relaxing factor EDV - end diastolic volume Eion - equilibrium potential for an ion EpDRF - epithelial derived relaxing factor Epi - epinepherine EPSP - excitatory post synaptic potential ERP - effective refractory period ERV - expiratory reserve volume ESV - end systolic volume ET-1 - endothelin-1 FFA - free fatty acids FRC - function residual capacity FSH - follicle stimulating hormone GABA - gamma amino butyric acid GC - guanylate cyclase GDP - guanosine diphosphate GFR - glomerular filtration rate GH - growth hormone GHRH - growth hormone releasing hormone Glu - glucose GnRH - gonadotropin releasing hormone GTO - golgi tendon organ GTP - guanosine triphosphate H + - hydrogen ion Hb - haemoglobin hCG - human chorionic gonadotropin HIS - histamine HR - heart rate IC - inspiratory capacity IGF - insulin-like growth factor IPSP - inhibitory post synaptic potential IP 3 - inosine triphosphate IRV - inspiratory reserve volume ISS - interstitial space List of common acronyms
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1. Communication - Principles 2 K+ - potassoim ions LAP - left artial pressure LCST - lateral corticospinal tract LGN - lateral geneculate nucleus LH - luteinizing hormone LofH - loop of Henle LS - lipid soluable MAP - mean arterial pressure MC - motor cortex MCFP - mean circulatory filling pressure MLCK - myosin light chain kinase MSFP - mean systemic filling pressure Na + - sodium ions NE - norepinepherine NLS - non lipid soluable NMDA - N-methyl-D-aspartate NO - nitric oxide NOS - nitric oxide synthase P - pressure P a - arterial pressure P A - alveolar pressure P atm - atmospheric pressure Pc - capillary hydrostatic pressure Pi - inorganic phosphate PK-A - protein kinase A PK-G - protein kinase G PLC - phospholipase C P lymph - lymph hydrostatic pressure P m - mitochondrial pressure PNS - parasympathetic nervous system P pl - pleural pressure PRF - prolactin releasing factor P t - tissue hydrostatic pressure P T - transmural pressure PTC - peritubular capillary PTH - parathyroid hormone P v - venous pressure Q = flow r - radius R - resistance R a - arterial resistance RAP - right atrial pressure
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course HK 3940 taught by Professor Murrant during the Fall '10 term at University of Guelph.

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