459 Answered Questions for the topic physiology
Cardiovascular and circulatory system
Differentiate between the cardiovascular and circulatory systemDescribe four chambers of the heart.
Which of the following groups of muscles in the legs allows a person to stand on their toes?
A. DorsiflexorsB. PlantarflexorsC. InvertersD. EvertersE. Abductors
Hemiazygos vein is a tributary of which vein?
The Hemiazygos drains the left mediastinum and the left lower esophagus then crosses over to the right side of the body in the thoracic region to drain into which other vein?
Urgent help (I need in 10 hours) Physiological Psychology
Answer the questions directly and briefly. Why is muscle that has sustained significant damage unable to produce the same amount of power as it could before being damaged? Does the lack of sleep... more
Describe the regulation of clot formation and how clots are removed
What are these pairs of chromosomes called?
People often refer to the human genome as being comprised of 23 pairs of chromosomes. What are these pairs called? How do these pairs relate in regard to size, genes, and alleles? Make sure to... more
Why does the increased permeability of a membrane result in less ATP produced per molecule of glucose?
Weight loss medications have been developed that specifically target the inner membrane of the mitochondria (the membrane that the electron transport chain is embedded in). These medications make... more
Diffusion of a gas through a alveoli capillary membrane:
a) is inversely related to the diffusion constant of the gasb) requires active transportc) is inversely related to the surface area for diffusiond) is directly related to the thickness of the... more
In a normal ECG?
A.) QRS complex is mainly negative due to spread of depolarization down B) the P wave indicates the condition of the conductive systemC) the T wave is a positive wave in all chest leadsD) the P... more
Achalasia cardia is a congenital disorder of difficulty in swallowing due to a.) obstruction of the esophagusb.) inability to swallowc.) absence of stictchersd.) compression by left atriume.)... more
Is weight over a large area the same as weight over a small area?
Wondering if you put weight on squat bar over a small area near your back and not the ends of the squat bar would you feel like it is heavier?
How does negative feedback differ from positive feedback?
Identify an antagonistic pair of hormones and describe their action.
Your friend says that he’s pretty sure that the adrenal medulla is controlled by hormones from the pituitary. Do you agree? Explain your answer.
What hormone is secreted by the pineal gland, and what is the function of the hormone?
How do feedback mechanisms help maintain homeostasis?
If you went to inhale and the pressure of air in the atmosphere was equal to the pressure in your lungs, what would happen to air flow into your lungs?
Our ability to breathe is determined by the pressure of the air in the atmosphere, relative to the air in our lungs. If you went to inhale and the pressure of air in the atmosphere was equal to the... more
Identify the anatomical locations, and associated nerves with each special sense
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Contrast the effects on the kidneys of diabetes insipidus and diabetes mellitus.
Summarize the processes and structures involved in excretion by the kidneys.
Does an otherwise healthy person with just one kidney need dialysis? Why or why not?
How does ADH control the amount of water in urine? How is this an example of negative feedback?
Newborn babies: A study conducted by the Center for Population Economics at the University of Chicago studied the birth weights of 710 babies born in New York. The mean weight was 3060 grams with a... more