Describe the steps involved in generating an EPSP or an IPSP.
1. Neurotransmitter crosses the synaptic cleft and binds
specifically to a receptor that is a chemically gated,
causing it to open.
2. These allows both Na+ and K+ to
There are 12 pairs of cranial nerves. Take one of the cranial nerves and describe
its sensory input (if any) and its motor output (if any).
CN IXGLOSSOPHARYNGEAL NERVE (tongue, throat)
Description: Mixed nerve that receives tast
Homework 2 Formation of the Bone
Steps for Bone Formation by Intramembranous Ossification:
Ossification centers forms within thickened regions of mesenchyme.
Osteoid undergoes calcification.
Woven bone and surrounding periosteu
Describe how one of the following reflexes work in the described situation. Name
specific nerves, muscles, joints, bones that may be involved in the specific
1. Stretch reflex of right biceps brachii when lifting a ga
Homework 1 Cell physiology
In a brief paragraph explain how a hypothalamic cell makes one of the following
hormones and secretes it. These are all proteins, so start at the DNA in the
nucleus and end with a vesicle releasing hormone outsid
Explain the molecular process that occurs at a sarcomere for muscle contraction.
The sarcomere is the last step of cross-bridge cycling (cycle repeats and sarcomere shortens).
The first step happens in the neuromuscular junctio
Study guide Test 1 BIO141 SP17
Define anatomy and physiology.
Describe several ways of studying human anatomy.
Define few subdisciplines of human anatomy.
Define a few disciplines of human physiology.
List the levels of human body structures (order).
Extra credit options for Chapter 23- Respiratory
*you can do all, some or none, its up to you*
1. Describe the larynx
a. General structures (cartilages, muscles, etc)
c. How sound is produced
d. How the shape and structure of the vocal cords
How Men with Diabetes Have Erectile Dysfunction
It can stem from problems caused by poor long-term blood sugar
control, which damages nerves and blood vessels.
The causes of erectile dysfunction in men with diabetes are complex and
involve impairments i
Health Effects of the
THE FOOD SYSTEM AND HEALTH EFFECTS
The federal government invests resources to achieve certain public health goals.
It monitors dietary patterns, nutrient intakes, and nutrition status indicators to
In the heart, an action potential originates in the.\n A) Purkinje fibers.\n B) bundle branches.\n C)
atrioventricular bundle.\n D) atrioventricular node.\n E) sinoatrial node.
The sequence of travel by an action potential through the heart is.\n A) sin
Chapter 21 - The Immune System
Immunity: Two Intrinsic Defense Systems
Innate (nonspecific) system responds quickly and consists of:
o First line of defense - intact skin and mucosae prevent entry of microorganisms
o Second line of defense - antimicrobial
Study guide Test #3 (Lymphatic system, Body defense, Respiratory system)
1) Structures of Lymphatic system.
Assist the immune system
Lymphatic trunks and ducts
Red bone marrow (primary)
The Immune System
48.1 Many of the body's most effective defenses are nonspecific.
Skin: The First Line of Defense
Skin, the largest organ of the vertebrate body, provides a nearly impenetrable barrier and reinforces
defense with surface chemical weapons
BIO142 Study guide Test #2 ch 18-20
1) General functions of blood.
2) Physical characteristics of blood. Ph composition
3) Three components of a centrifuged blood sample. Layers of blood
4) Three formed elements of the blood, their relative abundance and
BIO142SP15 Study guide Test #4
1) Structures that compose the urinary system and their function.
2) Four tissue layers that surround and support the kidneys.
3) Sectional anatomy of kidney, Fig 24.3 (Test will include a schematic image to label structures
BIO142 SP17 Study guide Test #1 ch 15_17
Subdivisions of the nervous system.
Somatic and autonomic nervous system, action at and below conscious level.
Meaning of Rest and digest vs fight or flight.
Lower motoneuron in somatic nervous system compared to t
Study guide TEST # 5 BIO142FA15
1) Reproductive organs: primary and accessory in F and M.
2) Anatomy of the ovary.
3) Anatomy and function of the uterine tubes, uterus and vagina.
4) Components of the female external genitalia.
5) Anatomy of the mammary g
MATCHING: The answers on the right may be used once, more than once or not at
H 1. Means "Water Loving"
u 2. Organisms whose cells NEVER contained
5 3. Consists of cytosol and organelles.
I! 4. The "Brain" of the Cell. Stores DNA
Week 6 Post-Modernism and Psychoanalysis Forum
The story from this week that resonated with me the most was Sonnys Blues by James Baldwin.
The central theme from the story reminded me of some issues that my family had to face, much like
Last Name 1
Part I: The three poets chosen for this week are among the leading poets of contemporary
American literature (there are many others, however). As you read their work from the Poetry
Foundation's website, read a little bit about their biographi
Study Guide for Midterm Proctored Test
Focus chapters 1 to 7
Hierarchy of life: know all the terms (define: ecosystem, population, community and cell)
Ecosystem- All the living organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic fac
CNS Table of Knowledge Dr. Mergliano Bio 141
Chamber for CSF, lined with
Chamber for CSF, lined with