sex chromosomes- a chromosome involved with determining the sex of an organism.
Males = X, females = Y.
How we become a girl/boy embryo-The mother's egg contains an X chromosome. The
fathers sperm can be either X or Y. An XX combination is femal
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Infection: the process of infecting or the state of being infected.
Pathogen: infectious agent is a biological agent that causes disease or illness
to its host.
Immune system: a system of many biological structures a
psychological health- Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or
an absence of a mental disorder; it is the "psychological state of
someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and
pessimism-a tendency to see the worst aspect of things or believe that the
worst will happen; a lack of hope or confidence in the future.
optimism-hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful
outcome of something.
Describe the four types of eective approaches to contraception.
Barrier contraception- physically blocking the sperm
Hormonal- birth control, etc
What are some of the important tips you can consider right now th
Multiple Choice Questions
1. An osteocyte is a _
A. bone forming cell.
B. cell that breaks down bone.
C. bone cell surrounded by matrix.
D. bone marrow cell.
E. nerve cell in the bone.
2. Which of the following is NOT a step in
CHAPTER 3 WORKSHEET
LEGAL CONCERNS AND INSURANCE ISSUES
MATCHING: Match the following terms with their definition
_c_ 1. Tort
_B_ 2. Negligence
_G_ 3. Copayment
property of another
_A_ 4. Assumption of risk
allow the insured
_F_ 5. Statute of limitations
Define the following:
Infection: invasion of the body by a microorganism
Pathogen: a microorganism that causes disease
immune system: the bodys collective system of defenses that includes surface barriers as well as the
specialized cells, tissu
Define the following:
over the counter (OTC) medication: a medication or product that can be purchased by a consumer
without a prescription
generic drug: a drug that is not registered or protected by a commercial trademark; a drug that does not
Knowing your familys health history can help a doctor to know which disorders the person is at
risk for genetically. Doctors can test for diseases that are hereditary, such as sickle cell. Also, knowing you
are at risk for certain diseases, such as heart
HESI ADVANCED CLINICAL CONCEPTS
ARDS is an unexpected, catastrophic pulmonary complication
occurring in a person with no previous pulmonary problems.
The mortality rate is high (50%)
In ARDS, a common laboratory finding is lowered PO2.
However, these clie
Assessment of the Respiratory System
All cells in the body need oxygen and the availability of this oxygen
depends on the respiratory system. Oxygen travels to the left atrium and
then the left ventricle, which shoots that O2 by oxygenated blood/
55 - Overview of the Gastrointestinal System
The GI system includes the GI tract (alimentary canal), consisting of the
mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, and the rectum.
The salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas also provid
This chapter focuses on the nurses role in caring for patients with liver
problems. The liver is the largest and one of the most vital internal organs,
performing more than 400 functions and affecting every system in the
body. When the liver is diseased o
1. Describe the foods you ate at school during the Kindergarten through grade 12 and how your food
habits changed over time.
When I was younger, the foods I ate were mostly chicken nuggets and candy. I did not like vegetables
until my middle school years
In a new study, scientists have found new links of eating seafood and how it effects the brain.
Seafood is a major source of mercury, which scientists have always thought caused da
Lacey Act of 1900
The Lacey Act was the first federal law that protected wildlife. The act enforces civil and criminal
penalties for the illegal trade of animals. The initial motivation to create the Lacy Act was the
preservation of animals and wild birds
Endangered Species Act of 1973
The purpose of this act is to protect animals and the ecosystems that they depend on. The act is
administered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric