Which hormones are produced by the parathyroid gland?
What gland makes growth hormone?
Which cells of the pancreas produce insulin?
Hyposecretion of insulin, or a deficiency in insulin receptors leads to ________.
This gland is located in the cranial cavity and produces the hormone melatonin.
Hypersecretion of this hormone results in loss of calcium from the bones, and softening and spontaneous fractures of the bones.
Hormones released from this gland include ADH and oxytocin.
A person with type AB blood receives a transfusion of type O blood. Will there be a transfusion reaction? Why or why not?
no: the recipient has no antibodies to antigens A and B, and therefore can receive blood from a type O donor
are the smallest formed elements of blood
The major function of the red blood cells (RBC) is to ________.
transport O2 and CO2
A person who has symptoms of paleness and chronic fatigue is suspected of having anemia. To investigate this suspicion further, it would be most helpful to measure ________.
What is true about blood typing?
Type AB blood contains antigens A and B.
Which of the following white blood cells are granulocytes?
basophils and neutrophils
The most numerous blood cells are ________.
red blood cells
A patient reports to the doctor that she bruises very easily, and when she cuts herself, she has a hard time stopping the bleeding. What test might a health care provider order to help diagnose this problem?
Bradycardia describes a heart rate of ________.
less than 60 beats/min
How does holding the breath affect heart rate?
heart rate decreases
The QRS complex is associated with ________.
depolarization of the ventricles
Ventricular fibrillation is ________.
rapid, uncoordinated ventricular contractions
During exercise, the heart rate ________.
increases proportional to the exertion involved
The electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG) shows a record of ________.
electrical excitation of the heart
In sequential order, the components of the intrinsic conduction system, beginning at the SA node, are ________.
AV node, AV bundle, bundle branches, Purkinje fibers
The function of the intrinsic conduction system is to ________.
insure that the heart beats in a sequential and coordinated manner
Cutaneous glands, hair, and nails ________.
are accessory structures of the skin, are derived from stratum basale in the epidermis, and reside in the dermis
These glands are found all over the skin except in the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. They produce an oily substance that lubricates skin and hair.
What is true about the blood supply to the skin?
Epidermis is avascular and dermis is richly vascularized.
This region of the skin contains abundant elastic and collagen fibers.
From deep to superficial, the layers of the epidermis of thin skin are ________.