Basic Biology EOC Review
Cell Structure and Function
How is homeostasis achieved in a cell?
Homeostasis are Processes that maintain internal stability inside an organism, such as blood glucose,
around a particular level. So, it is achieved in a cell wh
The pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain, just below the hypothalamus.
ACTH- adrenocorticotropic : stimulates growth and secretion of the cortex of the adrenal
TSH- thyrotropin : Stimulates grow
Nasolacrimal ducts drain tears from the eye into the nose to provide moisture for the air entering the
The largest layer of cartilage on the larynx, the thyroid cartilage, is commonly called the Adams apple.
The nasal cavities are lined wi
Chronic, long-term laxative use can cause constipation.
The uvula prevents food from entering the nasopharynx during swallowing.
Pancreatitis occurs when the pancreatic enzymes begin to digest the pancreas itself.
The rectum is a storage ar
Pyelonephritis is usually caused by a renal calculus.
The urethras are two muscular tubes that extend from the kidneys to the bladder.
Incontinence is the inability to empty the bladder.
Urine is approximately 50 percent water.