9.14, MIT, Spring 2009
The following questions have been selected for special emphasis in your review. Study
these, and the selected figures, and the midterm exam questions, in order to prepare for
the final exam.
1. What is a glomerulus
9.14 Midterm review: Selected Questions from readings
1) Animals with large brains are rarethere are tremendous costs associated with
large brains (Allman ch 1). What costs?
2) How does its location on a cladogram indicate that Amphioxus is a creature of
Questions from 9.14 students in 2008 on Study Questions
Questions are in bold italics. Answers are in regular font. Instructors answers are in
Describe the area of the body surface rostral to the dermatomes for the spinal nerves.
What innervates thi