BIO 24 - Chapter 17

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BIO 24 - Chapter 17
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Body Temperature and Metabolism
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  1. The hormone that is most important in the daily regulation of cell respiration is?
    Thyroxine
  2. Heat is distributed from active organs to cooler parts of the body by?
    Blood
  3. What is the average human body temperature in F and C?
    98.6F

    37C
  4. In a cold environment, the arterioles in the dermis will do what?
    constrict to conserve heat
  5. When sweating takes place, excess body heat is lost in the process of what?
    Evaporation of sweat
  6. When the body is at rest, the skeletal muscles produce a significant amount of heat because of?
    Muscle tone
  7. From the respiratory tract, a small amount of heat is lost in process of?
    Exhaled water vapor
  8. The part of the brain that regulates body temperature is the?
    Hypothalamus
  9. Chemicals produced during inflammation that cause fevers are called?
    Endogenous pyrogens
  10. A fever may be beneficial because of what?
    The growth of some pathogens may be inhibited
  11. The term for synthesis reactions is what?
    Anabolism
  12. The krebs cycle and the cytochrom transport system take place in which part of the cell?
    Mitochondria
  13. The most important synthesis uses for glucose are?
    Pentose sugars and glycogen
  14. The most important synthesis uses for amino acids are?
    Proteins and non-essential amino acids
  15. Most of the ATP produced in cell respiration is produced in which stage?
    Krebs cycle
  16. Niacin, riboflavin, and thiamine are all necessary for what?
    Cell respiration
  17. The basal metabolic rate is the term for the body's heat production when the body is?
    at rest
  18. In cytochrome transport system, acidosis is prevented by the formation of what?
    Water
  19. Vitamins can best be described as what?
    Chemicals often necessary for the functioning of enzymes

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