201 Answered Questions for the topic physiology

What are the common characteristics of this bacteria?

For my microbiology class, we are working on an unknown project where we have to find out what bacteria is given to us through a series of tests. I was assigned Staphylococcus saprophyticus as one... more

How many spinal nerves are in the human body?

Anatomy, Physiology, Neuroscience, Neurobiology

Can women get rod Monochromacy colorblindness?

I'm curious if women can get Rod Monochromacy colorblindness.

Absolute refractory period Action Potential

I know that in this period a new action potential cannot occur because the membrane is still depolarizing from the preceding APalso I know that is because Na+ channels are inactivated. but aren't... more

Membrane Potential

Hyperpolarization refers to a/an ___________ (increase, decrease) in the magnitude of the membrane potential relative to the resting potential.

Axon's diameter size and their speed

I know that the Axon with largest diameter is the fastest. For the '' feeling the position of limbs in space'' this neuron and axon is used. And the axon with a very small diameter, is very slow.... more

Describe the phenomenon of Treppe, as seen in the following image

Describe the phenomenon of Treppe, as seen in the following image:Here is image. please click on it:https://ibb.co/ZNb2w44

As one fatigues, the force exerted by the muscle decreases. What physiological processes explain the decline in strength ?

As one fatigues, the force exerted by the muscle decreases. What physiological processes explain the decline in strength?

09/10/19

health issue in pakistan

a lot of health issue in Pakistan silent killer called hypertension, rate of hypertension increase day by day which are the root of cardiovascular disease how we control hypertension?

08/27/19

How many bones are in the human body?

08/26/19

How many midsagittal planes can divide the body?

How many midsagittal planes can divide the body?

08/21/19

Dizziness after pricking a finger for blood test

If a Pearson fills dizziness after pricking a finger with needle for blood test .He is suffering from?

07/29/19

Biological Pathway of Lipid Hypothesis?

I've read a lot on both sides of the debate of low carb vs low fat diets trying to make some sense of what is being proposed. The lipid hypothesis runs roughly along the lines that we have lots of... more

07/29/19

Define anatomy and physiology?

Anatomy is the study of body structure sPhysiology is the study of how the body structure works

07/28/19

What cells or chemicals are involved in acute inflammation and immune response during infections?

When studying the physiology of the immune system and inflammation The cells involved are derived from the plasma portion of blood and the most common are neutrophils, NK cells, macrophages, T... more

07/12/19

Does NADH inhibit gluconeogenesis?

I was told in a physiology lecture that alcohol inhibits gluconeogenesis because 'NADH produced from ethanol catabolism leads to product inhibition'.But is NADH not a reactant coenzyme of... more

07/07/19

What does 20/30 eyesight mean?

I have eyesight of 7.0 in right eye and 7.5 in left eye. How much is 20/30 eyesight? Is my eyesight anywhere near 20/30?

06/28/19

What is the difference between meiosis in males and meiosis in females?

Meiosis in males produces sperm. The process is called spermatogenesis. A diploid spermatocyte will undergo the entire process of meiosis to produce four haploid cells. Then these cells become... more

06/17/19

Anatomy and physiology

What is the connection between the liver(organ) UV radiation(sunlight) and bone tissue?

06/11/19

How are fat soluble vitamins absorbed by the body?

05/30/19

Bone transplant

I know you can’t graft parts of bone and transplant bone marrow. I was wondering if someone would be able to tell me why we can’t transplant complete bones from someone who died.

05/29/19

What is the circulation that allows for nutrient absorption and excrete of metabolic wastes in humans?

Pulmonary veins carry oxygenated blood from lungs to heart, while pulmonary arteries carry deoxygenated/CO2 rich blood from heart to lungs. On the other hand, systemic arteries carry oxygen-rich... more

05/24/19

Why is contractile vacuole absent in parasitic protozoans but present in free living protozoans?

I know that contractile vacuole helps in osmoregulation of protozoans and some nitrogenous wastes are also excreted through it. Since contractile vacuole plays an important role in protozoans, why... more

05/24/19

How is sebum secretion regulated?

The principle of homeostasis in biology says that living organisms try to maintain some sort of equilibrium. Doing that requires the use of feedback mechanisms to regulate things like temperature,... more
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