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282 Answered Questions for the topic physiology

Physiology Anatomy

05/07/19

What is the study of physiology?

Physiology Biology Human Biology

05/07/19

Is there any use of CO₂ in human body?

We all know CO₂ as a waste product of metabolism . Does CO₂ have any helpful role , apart from having a role in pH of blood ?

05/07/19

Why do mints make your mouth feel cold?

Why do mints make your mouth feel cold? And specifically, why does your mouth feel so cold if you eat a few mints and then drink a glass of cold water afterwards?
Physiology

05/04/19

What are the three forms of passive transport?

Physiology

05/04/19

Why do capillaries have thin walls?

05/04/19

Why is the brain dependent on glucose?

The strict dependence of the (human) brain on glucose has always been puzzling to me. While ketones can substitute for a portion of the brain's energy needs, it cannot substitute completely: blood... more
Physiology

05/04/19

How many muscles are in the human body?

Physiology

05/03/19

Is blood a mixture or a compound?

Physiology

05/02/19

Cardiovascular Physiology: Cardiac Cycle Question

1) Which of the following does NOT occur shortly following the P wave? A. Atrial systoleB. The AV valves remain opened until isovolumetric contractionC. Heart sound 1 occursD. None of the above
Physiology

05/02/19

Blood Fluids and Renal Physiology

The following set of questions pertains to the following case:A 25 year old male has just run 2 miles. Unfortunately, he left his water bottle on the toilet paper dispenser in one of the stalls of... more
Physiology Biochemistry

05/02/19

Respiratory Physiology: Hemoglobin

A woman dumped a bucket of ice water over her head to raise global awareness about a neurological disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS. Which of the following correctly describes what... more

05/02/19

What is the optimal time to implant embryo in uterus for in vitro fertilization?

What is the best time to implant an embryo in the uterus. I was under the impression that the earlier the better and more natural, but also if you wait until the blastocyst age, it may be better to... more
Physiology Anatomy

04/30/19

What occurs at the alveoli and pulmonary capillaries?

04/30/19

What are the effects of caffeine on the mammalian circulatory system?

A friend of mine told me an anecdote about his mother, who drank too much caffeine, to the point she became hypotensive and would pass out. Because caffeine acts as a stimulant, I'm assuming the... more
Physiology

04/29/19

What is a surgical incision into a nerve called?

Physiology Anatomy Human Biology

04/28/19

Can humans live without their right atrium?

The right atrium is one of four chambers (two atria and two ventricles) in the hearts of mammals (including humans) and archosaurs (which include birds and crocodilians). It receives deoxygenated... more
Physiology

04/26/19

The kidneys filter out a waste product called _________________.

Physiology Biology Human Biology

04/26/19

How fast can a human run?

I'm a runner (cross country) and I'm always amazed at how fast Olympic sprinters are. There's a lot of hype about those in the 100-meter dash being the fastest in the world, and we're constantly... more
Physiology Biology Nutrition

04/26/19

How do you boost your metabolism?

Physiology Biology Organs

04/25/19

Why is most tissue cellular?

Most tissue is comprised of cells. Why? It would seem inefficient to have so many individual nucleus, membranes, etc.?Specifically: Not all tissue is cellular. Much tissue is extracellular matrix.... more
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