Notes on The Endocrine System:
Endocrine System: Overview
Acts with nervous system to coordinate and integrate activity of body cells
Influences metabolic activities via hormones transported in blood
Response slower but longer lasting than nerv
Quiz Chapter 5
5.1 The Position of Viruses in the Biological Spectrum
Circle the answer you think is right.
1) What does "obligate" mean in regards to viruses?
a) viruses are airborne
b) viruses are composed of proteins and nucleic acids
c) viruses must h
Chapter 12 Host Defenses I (Overview and Nonspecific Defenses)
Defense Mechanisms of the Host in Perspective
Host defenses are a multilevel network of protections referred to as the first,
second, and third lines of defense.
First line of defense:
Chapter 14: Disorders in Immunity
The Immune Response: A Two-Sided Coin
The human immune system is powerful and intricate, having the
potential to cause injury and disease.
Immunopathology: the study of disease associated with the
overreactivity or underr
1) An object is _ if it is free of a
Chapter 17: Nervous System Diseases Caused by Microorganisms
The Nervous System and Its Defenses
Component parts of the immune system:
Central nervous system (CNS): consists of the brain and spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system (PNS): contains nerves tha
Chapter 13: Specific Immunity and Immunization
Specific Immunity: The Third and Final Line of Defense
Adaptive immunity acquired only after an immunizing event such as an
B and T lymphocytes undergo a selective process that prepares them
1) A(n) _ is a dormant, resting state of a protozal cell.
2) _ are helminths that have an oval shaped body which is quite flat.
3) Organisms that obtain their nutrients from dead plants or a
1) A particular microorganism produces a substance that kills another microorganism in its
environment. This is an example of _.
2) What factors should be know before administering antimicrobial therapy to a pati
Chapter 16: Infectious Diseases of the Skin and Eyes
Defenses of the Skin
creates a low pH
Positively charged chemicals that act by disrupting the
negatively charged membranes of bacteria.
Microortanisms than do not have a nucleus in their cells are called:
Bacterial cells could have any of the following
The short numberous appendages used by some bacterialcells for adhering to surfaces
1) All bacteria possess a cell _ but not all bacteria possess a cell _.
2) The _ bacteria naturally have no cell wall, but have a cytoplasmic me
Running head: MASS MEDIA MESSAGES AND EFFECTS
Mass media messages and effects
MASS MEDIA MESSAGES AND EFFECTS
Mass media messages and effects
The mass media is in the business of steeri
Movement of molecules from higher concentration to lower concentration
Movement of fluid and molecules due to hydrostatic and colloid
Movement of fluid out of blood; On the arterial end of capillary beds
C. Water/solutes filtered out of blood plasma,captured in glomerular capsule
A. Composition changing, under hormonal effects, in DCT, loop, and PCT
B. Composition determined, fluid has exited collecting ducts
1. What compounds make up the nutrient pool? Where does the
nutrient pool come from?
Triglycerides come from lipids in the diet and can be stored as
Glucose comes from carbohydrates in the diet and can be stored as
glycogen in liver and mu