Ketosis develops in the post absorptive state. What is ketosis? Why does it develop? What
metabolic effects does it have?
Ketosis is the term to describe elevated ketone bodies in the blood. It develops when a body is in
a prolonged state of st
Fluid, Electrolyte, and pH Balance
The maintenance of normal volume and composition of extracellular and intracellular fluids
is vital to life. List and briefly describe the kinds of homeostasis involved.
There are three types of homeostasis are fluid bal
Briefly identify and describe the hormones produced by master gland found in Figure
27.1 and the target organs in which they exert their effects (Figure 27.2).
The pituitary gland is often dubbed the master gland for its hormones control other parts of th
Identify and describe the six major processes involved in gastrointestinal activity.
The Digestive System Food undergoes six major processes (Martini, F. et al. 2014):
1. Ingestion : process of eating
2. Propulsion : passing of food down the GI tract swal
Analyze the three major categories of hormones, discuss how each are regulated, and
provide examples of each.
There are three major classes of hormone. They are amino acids derivatives, peptide hormones,
and lipid derivatives.
1. Amino acids are used to s
What are the primary functions of the respiratory system?
The human respiratory system is a series of organs responsible for
taking in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide. The primary organs of the
respiratory system are lungs, which carry out this exchan
Compare and contrasts the anatomy and physiology of blood vessels: arteries, veins
and capillaries. Why are these differences significant in the overall function of the
circulatory system? Please be specific.
Arteries walls outer structure
Which of the formed elements would increase after the donation of a pint of blood and
Reticulocytes would increase in number as additional numbers of immature
RBCs move into the bloodstream to compensate for the reduction in the
blood volume. The hav
WORD LITERATURE II | ENG2003 S01
Week 1 Assignment 3
Dr. Joseph Walker
Douglasss Narrative shows how white slaveholders perpetuate slavery by keeping their
slaves ignorant. At the time Douglass was writing,
Week 1, Assignment 2
Dr. Randell Wolff
April 19, 2015
Langston Hughes is an awesome writer. His poems are filled with imagery. I love the way
he paints pictures for the reader. He does not uses big words, it
The Reproductive System
How does mitosis differ from meiosis?
Mitosis undergo cell division throughout ones adult life. Mitosis are
divided into two diploid cells. Mitosis is part of the process of somatic cell
division. In Mitosis the daughter cells equa
Introduction: Uniforms have been a major issue for school systems for
many years. School uniforms are believed to help promote good
behavior, academics and less distraction.
Thesis Statement: School uniforms should be mandatory in