Week 14 Homework
1. List the general functions of testosterone.
Hormone which is responsible for the development of primary sex characteristics in males and the later
development of secondary sex characteristics in males. Testosterone is also essential fo
Week 5 Homework
1. Describe the flow of blood through the cardiovascular system.starting with the Vena Cava's. Include
all chambers and valve names.
Blood from the inferior and superior vena cava go to right atria then to the right AV valve or tricuspid
Homework Week 6
1. Identify the origin of lymph.
components of blood plasma filter freely through the capillary walls to form interstitial fluid but more
fluid filters out of blood capillaries than returns to them by reabsorption. the excess filtered flui
Week 10 Homework
1. Describe the location of the taste buds in the mouth.
The sense of taste is transduced by taste buds, which are clusters of 50-100 taste receptor cells located
in the tongue, soft palate, epiglottis, pharynx, and esophagus.
Week 12 Homework
1. Distinguish between the renal cortex and the renal medulla and note which products are produced by
The renal cortex is the outer region and the renal medulla is the inner region. The renal cortex is the part
of the kidney where u
Homework Week 7
1. Your patients IGg level for mumps is elevated.explain what this means.
This is the patients titer level. Their bodys immune system has already made antibodies to the antigen.
2. Your patients IGm level for mumps is elevatedexplain what
Week 3 Homework
1. Identify how steroid hormones are able to pass easily through a cells plasma membrane.
Steroids are able to pass easily through target cells plasma membrane because they are lipid soluble.
2. Explain how some hormones can work together
Week 1 Homework
1. Describe what somatic effectors are.
Somatic effectors are skeletal muscle fibers. Innervate skeletal muscles that can produce both
reflexive and voluntary movements.
2. State the principle of final common path as it applies to the soma
Week 4 Homework
1. In anatomical terms, describe where the heart is located.
The heart is located in the thoracic cavity medial to the lungs and posterior to the sternum.
2. Describe the function of the pericardium.
The pericardium has several functions.
Week 13 Homework
1. List important cations and anions that serve critical nutrient or regulatory roles in the body.
Cations: sodium, calcium, potassium, and magnesium. Anions: chloride, bicarbonate, phosphate, and
2. Name the most abundant c
1. Discuss how a receptor potential is generated.
The potential that develops when an adequate stimulus acts on a receptor; it is a graded
response. When a threshold is reached, an action potential in the sensory neuron's axon is
triggered. Impulses trave
Week 9 Homework
1. Identify which other body system is involved in accomplishing the functions of the
The circulatory and respiratory systems work together to circulate blood and oxygen throughout the
body. Air moves in and out of the
Week 11 Homework
1. Name the final digestive products of each of these food molecules:
a. protein- dipeptides and tripeptides
b. carbohydrate- monosaccharides
c. triglyceride- monoglyceride
2. Name the primary components of saliva.