BIOS-195 FINAL EXAM
(TCO1) Which of the following is an example of a positive feedback system in the human body?
(TCO1) Which of the following molecules contains the sugar deoxyribose?
(TCO2) Glucocorticoids, such as cortisol, are steroid hormones produced by the
(TCO3) Which of the following organelles is primarily associated with mitosis and meiosis?
(TCO3) Glands that have openings directly onto bodily surfaces are classified as
(TCO4) The digestion of carbohydrates into monosaccharides starts in the
(TCO4) Which of the following hormones are the main regulators of the basal metabolic rate (BMR)?
(TCO5) The site of production of blood cells is in the
(TCO6) The transmitter that is released at the neuromuscular junction of skeletal muscle fibers is
(TCO6) Muscle fatigue can be caused by
(TCO7) Which of the following is NOT a component of the peripheral nervous system?
(TCO7) The neuroglia that are specialized to produce the myelin sheath around axons in the peripheral nervous system are the
(TCO7) The stage of an action potential that is characterized by the activation of the sodium-potassium pump is the
(TCO7) A neurotransmitter that hyperpolarizes the postsynaptic membrane would be classified as a(n) _____ neurotransmitter.
(TCO7) A disorder in which an individual experiences sudden paralysis resulting from macrophage destruction of the myelin sheath around peripheral nervous system axons is called
(TCO7) Damage to the choroid plexus would interfere with
(TCO7) The cervical enlargement of the spinal cord contains neurons that supply the
(TCO7) Common effectors of autonomic reflexes include
(TCO7) Which of the following areas of the brain is sometimes referred to as theemotional brain?
(TCO7) The primary somatosensory cortex is located within the _____ lobe of the cerebral cortex.
(TCO7) The process in which the strength of a sensation decreases during prolonged stimulation is referred to as
(TCO7) Olfactory signals are transmitted to the cortex via the _____ cranial nerve
(TCO7) Accommodation for near vision involves changing the shape of the
(TCO7) The receptors for hearing are located on the
(TCO7) The structure that carries tears from a lacrimal gland onto the surface of the eye is called a
(TCO8) The type of protein that is most plentiful in blood plasma is called
(TCO8) The protein in red blood cells that is specialized to carry oxygen is called
(TCO8) The first phagocytic cells to arrive at a site of bacterial infection are the
(TCO8) Platelets are disc-shaped, formed elements in the blood that are generated by splintering a large cell called a _____ into about 2,000-3,000 fragments.