Study Guide for Chapter 4 in Fox
Enzymes as Catalysts
Give a definition of enzymes What does the term mean in Greek?
2. Enzymes are made up of_?
3. Complete the following phrase: One Gene, one_.
4. What is activation energy? How do enzymes speed up the
Study Guide for Chapter 16-Fox
Be able to describe the following terms: ventilation, conducting zone, respiratory zone, dead space.
Review and know the various structur
Study Guide for Chapter 14, Fox
What is the formula for determining cardiac output?
The basic heart rate is set by the pacemaker cells. (SA node). What two divisions of the nervous system
can influence this rate? What does each do to the rate? How d
Study Guide for Chapter 13 of Fox
Be able to describe the various components of the Circulatory System.
Be able to describe the
Study Guide for Chapter 2 in Fox. Atoms, etc. 1. What is the major constituent of all living things?_
2. Water makes up what % of the total body weight for the average adult?_ 3. What are the 2 major water compartments? 4. What solutes can you find dissol
Study Guide for Chapter 3 in Fox. Plasma Membrane, etc. 1. Review all of the various components of a cell and their functions(s). See table 3.1 & fig. 3.1. also read the section entitled: Cytoplasm & its Organelles.
2. Be able to draw a short segment of t
Here are some summaries of dictionary definitions:
. A tentative assumption as to how something works. It is used as a basis for testing the system.
. An assumption used for the sake of testing.
. A proposition proposed as an explanation and
Study Guide for Chapter 17-Fox
Review both the Gross Anatomy and the Microscopic Anatomy of the kidneys.
Be able to draw and label the structure of the nephron system.
Be able to w
Study Guide for Chapter One in Human Physiology by S.I. Fox 1. Be able to give definitions for the following terms: Physiology, Comparative Physiology, Vitalism, Teleology, Hypothesis, Theory.
2. In the study of physiology, the emphasis is on_. 3. Why is
The Renal Plasma Clearance Equation
1. The amount (mg) of solute in a solution is equal to its concentration (mg/ml) times the
volume of the solution (ml). Amt. = conc. x vol.; mg = mg/ml x ml.
2. Any of the solute that appears in the urine had to be the
THE CONCEPT OF RENAL PLASMA CLEARANCE
The renal clearance of some substance (solute) is the volume of plasma (in ml) cleaned (or cleared) of that substance
per minute as the plasma of the blood passing through the kidneys is filtered and the plasma is the
Some ideas about Evolution
Individuals do not evolve! You will not grow a 3rd ear or eye.
Species Evolve! Some members of each generation may acquire a mutation or two thus variations in genetic material
change very slowly. Those with favorable mutations