Definition: Ability to do work/ ability to move an object a certain
distance (or to transfer heat)
Work-result of force moving an object a certain distance (FxD= Force x
Laws of Thermodynamics:
1st law of thermodynamics: law of
BLOOD VESSEL REVIEW
A. arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules and veins
a. structure and function of each type of vessel
b. Know the wall structure of each. How do they differ?
B. Tunics know layers of the vessel wall and the composition of each layer
BIO 302 PNET
Blood online homework
1. Blood is which of the 4 basic tissues of the body? Fluid connective tissue
2. What are the functions of blood? Transportation, maintains the balance of interstitial fluids (
Blood type A has A antigens and B antibodies- Can receive from A and O
Blood type B has B antigens and A antibodies- Can receive from B and O
Blood type AB has A and B antigens and no antibodies- Everyone. Becausetheyhavenoantibodiesand
BIO 302 PNET
Blood Vessel Homework
BLOOD VESSEL REVIEW
A. Arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules and veins: Describe the wall structure tunics of each.
How do they differ?:
Arteries, arterioles, veins and venules a
REVIEW LYMPHATICS, Adaptive (Specific) Immunity (Handout #3)
1. What are the properties of specific immunity?
2. What cell type is responsible for specific immunity?
3. Where are T and B cells born? Where do T cells mature?
4. What is cell-mediated immuni
1. Blood is which of the 4 basic tissues of the body? Structural fluid connective tissue
2. Know the pH, temperature range and approximate volume of blood in an average person.
Ph-7.35-7.45 (average 7.4), Temp. 37-38 degrees C.
3. Review the various
1. Location of the heart: Within the pericardial or thoracic cavity (mediastinum)
-Approximate size: A mans clenched fist
Describe the serous pericardium and the pericardial sac structure and function.
Identify the layers of
Chapter 1 STUDY GUIDE
1. What is psychology? The study of human and animal behavior and mental processes
2. Define and describe development: Systematic and continuity changes that occur between
conception to death. It is also psychological changes that oc
SKELETAL MUSCLE REVIEW:
List functions: -Maintain posture and body position
-Support soft tissues
-Guard entrances and exits
1. Describe the role of glands (pituitary, thyroid, testes, estrogen):
2. What is the role of the nervous system?
3. Describe the hallmarks of early brain development (proliferation, migration, organization,
4. Describe lateralizatio
Power point 1
1. What is the lymphatic system composed of? What are the general functions of this system?
2. Lymphatic vessels:
a. understand how lymphatic drainage begins as blind capillaries
b. What part of the body is drained by the t
Chapter 11 Muscle
1. Which type of muscle forms the muscular system? Skeletal muscle
2. Describe the four arrangement of fascicles in the various types of muscles, and explain
how this effects the way the muscle functions: Parallel, convergent, pennant,
Do pg 126
Characteristics of Life
Cellular composition-smallest functional unit of life
Metabolism-sum of all internal chemical change
Fundamentals of Life sciences
Dr. Christopher Roblodowski
Introduction to science
Prepare you for Anatomy and Physiolog
All elements of a group have the same number of electrons in its valence shell.
This is the outermost electron shell of an atom. An electron in the valence shell
of an atom is referred to as a valence electron.
These electrons are the ones that
Testing of hypotheses relies on some form of
Physical quantity- are physical properties that
can be measured/are described by both a
number and a unit of defined size.
Any physical quantity may be measured i
What is chemistry?
It is the study of the composition, properties,
and behavior of matter.
Anything that has mass and occupies space
How active and passive transport helps maintain homeostasis
Homeostasis is the active regulation of the internal environment of the cell. This
can only happen if th
Molecules are often found in solutions
Solute- component of a solution present in
the smaller amount
Dissolves in the solvent in the solution
Solvent- component of a solution present in
the greater amount
Dissolving medium of a sol
Prot means first and foremost
STRUCTURE: fibrous and stringy and provide support. Examples include
keratin, collagen, and elastin. Keratins strengthen protective cover
BIO 302 PNET
Lymphatics 1 Online Homework
1. How are lymphatic capillaries structurally different than blood capillaries? Lymph capillaries are
slightly bigger in diameter but have thinner walls than blood capillaries
Queensborough Community College
of the City University of New York
Fundamentals of Life Science
Instructor: Dr. Nidhi Gadura Email: NGadura@qcc.cuny.edu Phone: (718) 631-6078 Office: MA425
Mandatory Lecture Text: Concepts in Biology