If a person has appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix caused by bacteria), pain is felt in which
abdominal quadrant? Surgery is usually required to remove an inflamed appendix before it ruptures
and causes peritonitis. Using your knowledge of the loc
Stratified squamous keratinizing epithelium is an excellent barrier to pathogens in
the epidermis of the skin. Despite the fact that it is such a good barrier, this tissue
would not be suitable for the lining of the trachea or small intestine. Explain why
1. Alice is a 70 year old woman with low vitamin D levels who recently broke a hip. She
has osteoporosis. She was given several medications to try to improve bone density,
however, they were unsuccessful as she could not tolerate the medications. What
1. Following a severe spinal cord injury in the lumbar region, the voluntary muscles of the
legs and hips will be paralyzed. Describe the effects of paralysis on the skeleton.
Paralysis can be caused by a number of different things as well as involve some
The Queen Elizabeth archipelago (mostly frozen, snow covered rock) includes some 30 large islands and
over 2,000 smaller ones. The Sverdrup Islands and Parry Islands are part of that group.
Baffin Island is the largest island in Can