Acronyms and Definition
IMF: International Monetary Fund. 188 members it provides loans to its members. Will
be invited in financial crisis. Is not big enough to help large countries because the
reserves are to small
GATT: General Agreement on Tariffs a
1. Can you describe in detail the disease/disorders of the endocrine system?
-Goiter enlargement of the thyroid gland; iodine deficient
-Hypothyroidism enlargement of thyroid due to lack of thyroid hormone; lethargy, weight gain, h
Chapter 5 Pals
1. What part of the skeleton is the appendicular skeleton? Axial skeleton?
a. Appendicular consists of the pectoral and the pelvic girdles, and the attached limbs.
b. Axial skeleton is the skull, vertebral column (backbone), and the bones o
Chapter 7 Muscles
1. Name the three types of muscle tissue. What makes them different?
Smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, skeletal muscle. Smooth and cardiac are involuntary and
they not easily fatigued. Skeletal muscles are subject to fatigue and they are vo
Chapter 3 Pals
1. What does organic mean when talking about components of the cell?
a. Carbon based
2. What is the structure of the plasma membrane?
a. Phospholipid. Hydrophilic head hydrophobic tails. Hydrophilic head external and internal
of the cell wh
Chapter 1 PALs
1. Describe the levels of structural organization.
a. Atoms (basic unit of matter) -> Molecules (cluster of atoms held by chemical bonds) -> cell
(fundamental unit of life) -> tissue (a group of specialized cells that work together for a pa
Chapter 4 Pals
1. Name the four types of tissue.
a. Connective, muscle, nervous, epithelial
2. How many different types of cartilage are there? Can you name them all?
a. 3 types
b. Hyaline, elastic, fibrocartilage
3. What are the two types of bone tissue?
Chapter 2 Pals
1. What is an element?
a. Pure substance that contains only one type of atom
2. What are the three types of bonds? How are each formed?
a. Covalent bonds when atoms share electron
b. Ionic bond when atoms take/give electrons
c. Hydrogen bon
Notes: Bio 205
1.INTRO TO BIOLOGY
Science is knowledge covering general truths or the operation of general laws especially as
obtained and tested through scientific method.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
The Origin of HIV Infection
HIV Infection is Pandemic
Out of Africa
HIV Worldwide Statistics
HIV Infection Prevalence Worldwide
Emerging HIV Infections
HIV Infections in the
Model: Anterior heart
Superior vena cava
R coronary artery
Model: posterior wall of heart
Superior vena cava
Inferior vena cava
Number of pregnancies
per 100 women
Birth Control Pills
Prevents FSH & LH production
most reliable form of birth co
Mitosis, Meiosis &
Functions of Reproductive Organs
produce sex hormones
Organs of the Urinary System
Plumbing of the Urinary System
More Organs of the Urinary System
3. Urinary Bladder
every 20-60 sec
Functions of the Urina