282 Answered Questions for the topic physiology
Explain the role of bile salts and lecithin in the emulsification of lipids (fats).
What would take place if the frontal lobe was damaged?
What type of protein makes up nerve cells?
A person with AB- blood should not receive blood from which other blood type?
Can human eyes/the brain be trained to see with bidirectional monocular vision?
Most people have a dominant eye, and while it uses its non-dominant eye in tandem with the dominant eye most of the time, the brain, being an expert in eliminating redunant information, ignores the... more
What are the two divisions of the nervous system, and how do they work together?
Without red marrow, bones would not be able to ________.
Hemolytic disease of the newborn is a risk during a subsequent pregnancy in which ________.
What part of the brain gives humans the ability to think and reason, and how is that part of the brain different from other species'?
Following an accident, a patient’s condition is critical, and there is no time for determining his blood type. What type of blood is transfused, and why?
What is the most important function of the cochlea?
Why is skin considered an excretory organ?
If a man would've been a flying bird, what size of wings would a 70 kg male have?
Question about Calcium in the bones
What complex mixture in bone is calcium part of and what benefit does that mixture have for bone?
What do you understand by Respiratory Quotient? Explain RQ with reference to carbohydrates.
What do platelets do in the healing of cuts?
Where are blood cells mostly manufactured?
How can a substance introduced into the blood so quickly have effects that happen hours later?
What type of fracture is characterized by bone jutting through the skin?
What is the mechanism responsible for the periodicity of hiccups?
Hiccups ([*singultus*]) are caused by involuntary spasm of the intercostal muscles and diaphragm, producing a sudden inspiration with associated glottic closure. It seems the neurobiology of the... more
Why do we get runny noses in the cold?
The most annoying thing for me about being cold is a runny nose. Is there an advantage to having a runny nose when cold? What does having a runny nose achieve?
Why does sympathetic activity constrict pulmonary vessels?
I don't know understand why sympathetic stimulation constricts pulmonary vessels? I thought that the sympathetic nervous system activated the body for physical activity. Physical activity would... more
What type of tissues covers the lungs?