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BIO 1004, Study Guide for Exam 2 (Chapters 5-9)

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Anatomy & Physiology
Jeffery Echols
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Date Created: 02/25/16
Anatomy Study Guide Chapters 5-9  Terms to Know: o Epidermis – portion of the skin that is exposed to the environment and contains stratified squamous epithelial cells – no direct blood supply. o Stratum Basale – the lowest layer of the epidermis, produces new cells. o Langerhans cells – cells produced in bone marrow that kills bacteria – located in Stratum Basale o Melanocytes – skin cells that give our skin color (melanin) o Albinism – genetic defect that prevents production of melanin o Freckles – genetic defect where clusters of melanocytes over produce melanin o Stratum Corneum – the upper level of the epidermis that contains keratin and the cells are dead o Keratin – a protein that causes cells to harden and become waterproof, found in hair, skin, and nails o Normal flora – stratum corneum is covered in bacteria o Dermis – middle layer of the skin that is made of connective tissue and has a direct blood supply o Subcutaneous layer – the lowest layer of the skin, made up of adipose tissue that insulates and cushions o Accessory structures of the skin: hair, nails, glands, eyebrows, eye lashes o Hair – accessory structure of the skin that is produced by dead skin cells o Hair follicle – hollow structure that produces the hair o Root – portion of the hair that is below the skin line o Shaft – exposed portion of the hair o Nails – produced by the cells of the epidermis and are made up of keratin o Sweat glands – sudoriferous glands (secrete sweat) o Apocrine glands – glands that open into the hair follicles (armpits, groin) emits during stress o Eccrine glands – open onto the skins surface, excrete water, salt, and urea, controls body temperature and makes earwax o Sweat – evaporates from the skins surface carrying away heat o Sebaceous glands – create an oily substance called sebum and found only in hair follicles o Sebum – oily substance secreted by sebaceous glands that keeps hair pliable and encourages the growth of bacteria o Mammary glands – modified sweat glands that produce milk after a child is born o Eyebrows – absorb sunlight and reduce glare o Hyperthermia – above normal body temp o Hypothermia – below normal body temp o Heat exhaustion – headache, tired, vomiting, low blood pressure, sweating, easy to treat o Heat stroke – (105-110) dizziness, confusion, delusions, deadly o Pyrogens – substances released by bacteria that travels through the blood stream to the brain and causes an increase in body tstperature, associated with a fever o 1 degree burn – redness/pain (epidermis – only) o 2 nd degree burn – redness/pain/blisters (epidermis and dermis) o 3 degree burn – full thickness burns/no pain/nerve endings are destroyed. Contains 1 and 2 nddegree burns o Scars – made up of connective tissue and fade over time o Athlete’s foot – caused by fungus and consists of itching, scaling, and redness – treated by antifungal meds o Impetigo – caused by strains of staph and strap bacteria, consists of small blisters, and a dark or honey colored crust – treated with antibiotics o Eczema – caused by a reaction (chronic skin disease,) consists of redness, swelling, bumps, crust, scales, itching, and burning – treated with creams and lotions o Psoriasis – caused by certain environmental triggers, consists of red, scaly patches and itching – controlled with medication o Dandruff – caused by overworking of the sebaceous glands and fungus, consists of white flakes and itching – treatment is medicated shampoos o Skin cancer – one of the most common cancers, easily treated – associated with sun exposure o Periosteum – outer covering of a bone that is made up of connective tissue, does not contain calcium. o Epiphysis – ends of the long bone that contains red marrow o Diaphysis – central portion of the long bone o Medullary cavity – found in the diaphysis – contains blood vessels and yellow marrow o Yellow marrow – stores a supply of fat o Red marrow – found in the epiphysis and produces red and white blood cells o Compact bone – surrounds the outside of the bone and makes up the majority of the diaphysis o Haversian canals – make up compact bone and are made of concentric circles of bony material o Osteocytes – bone cells (nature osteoblasts) o Lacunae – chambers containing bone cells, found within the matrix o Spongy bone – found in the epiphysis and contains red marrow – made of bars and plates (strongest) o Pre-natal cartilage – bone structure of babies in the womb is made up of cartilage o Endochondral ossification – development of 2 growth plates during development o Osteoclasts – cells that break down bone and release calcium o Osteoblasts – repair damage done by osteocytes and remove calcium from the blood o Cervical vertebrae – provide rotational movement of the skull, found at base of neck o Thoracic vertebrae – found between shoulder blades o Lumbar vertebrae – found in lower back o Sacral vertebrae – fused vertebrae o Coccyx – tailbone o True ribs – directly connected to the sternum o False ribs – indirectly connected to the sternum o Xiphoid process – tip of the sternum o Axial skeleton – skull, ribs, and vertebrae o Appendicular skeleton – all other bones outside of the axial skeleton o Simple fracture – clean break and does not puncture skin o Compound fracture – ragged edges and punctures skin o Partial fracture – bone is broken lengthwise (compound or simple) o Greenstick fracture – splinters and most commonly seen in kids (compound or simple) o Impacted fracture – break where the two ends are crushed together (compound or simple) o Comminuted fracture – broken in several places (compound or simple) o Spiral fracture – twisted break – usually results in sharp edges near the break (compound or simple) o Hematoma – blood clot where a fracture occurs o Fibrocartilage callous – mass of cartilage that forms at the edges of the break o Bony callous – calcium enters and the bone begins to reform o Remodeling – rebuild medullary cavity o Fixed/immovable joint – area where at least two bones meet that is not flexible o Slightly movable joint – area where at least two bones meet that is slightly flexible o Freely movable joint – area where at least two bones come together with a high degree of flexibility o Ball and socket joint – (synovial joint) shoulders and hips, rotational movement in all directions o Pivot joint – (synovial joint) elbows and knees, provides movement in one direction o Saddle joints – (synovial joint) wrists and ankles, provides some rotational movement o Synovial capsule – made up of a water-tight membrane surrounded by ligaments o Synovial fluid – viscus fluid that lubricates the ends of bones and prevents the synovial cavity from being compressed o Smooth muscle – type of muscle found in hollow internal organs, one nucleus, contracts slowly and fatigues slowly, lacks striations, involuntary o Cardiac muscle – only found in the heart, cells have a branched structure, deeply striated, involuntary, non-fatiguing, one nucleus o Skeletal muscle – cylindrical in shape, allow for movement of bones and provides insulation and protection, multinucleated, striations o Muscle – covered by connective tissue o Tendons – connect muscle to bone o Ligaments – connect bone to bone o Muscle bundles – bundles of fibers enclosed in connective tissue o Muscle fiber – groups of myofibrils surrounded by connective tissue o Myofibrils – functional unit of a muscle that contains actin and myosin o Myoglobin – stores oxygen in muscle tissue o Glycogen – a carbohydrate that provides glucose in order to make ATP o Creatine phosphate – aids in regeneration of ATP by replacing a phosphate o Fermentation – buildup of lactic acid in the joints after production of ATP without oxygen o Atrophy – shrinkage of muscle tissues due to lack of use o Hypertrophy – enlargement of muscles due to increased use and increased number of myofibrils o Steroids – enhancement drugs meant to build up muscles and restore muscles after injury o Slow twitch myofibrils – provide endurance and are slow to fatigue – greater blood supply, aerobic o Fast twitch – provide explosive strength, are quick to fatigue and anaerobic o Origin – muscle ties into a non-moving bone o Insertion – muscle ties into a moving bone o Prime mover – large muscle group that provides most of the power o Synergists – small muscles that provide additional power during a movement and provide stability o Antagonists – muscles occur in pairs and have opposite movements o Central nervous system – brain and spinal cord o Peripheral nervous system – everything else that is a neuron/neuroglial cells (more extensive) o Neuron – capable of generating and conducting an electrical impulse o Cell body of the neuron – contains nucleus and most of the organelles o Cytoplasmic extensions – form a connection with neighboring neurons (dendrites) o Axons – cytoplasmic extension from the cell body – conducts electrical impulses to the dendrites of neighboring neurons o Flow of electricity through a neuron – starts at the dendrites and flows through the cell body and into the axons o Neuroglial cells – protection, physical support, nutritional support o Schwann cells – smaller than neurons and attach to the axons, produce a protein called myelin o Myelin – speeds up electrical impulses o Sensory neuron – associated with special senses, generates an electrical impulse o Motor neurons – conduct electrical impulses from the brain to the muscle, does not generate impulses o Interneurons – receive impulses from sensory neurons then send the impulses to the muscles o Neurotransmitters – absorbed into vesicles and transported to the axons of the receiving neuron o Spinal cord – a hollow tube open at both ends, made up of mostly motor neurons, surrounded by meninges, has numerous connections with the peripheral nervous system o Cerebrospinal fluid – produced in the brain, protects the spinal cord from the meninges, must be sterile o Meninges – surround the brain and spinal cord and protect o Brain stem – primitive portion of the brain made up of the medulla, the pons, and the midbrain o Medulla – regulates heartbeat, breathing rate, blood pressure, vomiting, coughing, sneezing, hiccups, and swallowing o Pons – enlarged area of the brain stem – connecting point between the cerebellum and the spinal cord, also involved in breathing rate, control head movements in response to visual and auditory stimulation o Midbrain – shares some of the same functions as the pons o Diencephalon – central core of the brain o Thalamus – a central relay station for the rest of the brain o Hypothalamus – maintains homeostasis o Homeostasis – water balance in the blood, hunger, thirst, body temp., influences blood pressure, produces hormones – link between nervous and endocrine system o Cerebellum – divided into hemispheres and responsible for muscle coordination, contraction and relaxation of antagonistic pairs, posture, and muscle tone o Cerebrum – divided into hemispheres, conscious thought, memory, trained o Gyri – raised areas of cerebrum o Sulci – shallow areas of the cerebrum o Fissures – deep cracks in the brain o Limbic system – poorly understood – memory based on emotions o Ventricles – filled with fluid, which is cerebrospinal fluid – produce cerebrospinal fluid, interconnected, connect to the central canal of the spinal cord o Somatic nervous system – contains cranial nerves, connect the sense organs directly to the brain, do not connect to spinal cord o Cranial nerves – connect to brain (pairs) o Spinal nerves – generally connect to skeletal muscle and connects to spinal cords o Autonomic nervous system – controls body according to stress level o Sympathetic division – controls body during times of stress, causes muscles to contract more forcible, release of hormones – vision and hearing becomes more acute, stops the action of smooth muscle o Parasympathetic – controls body functions during times of low stress o General receptors – sensitive to temperature, pain, pressure – found in skin and visceral organs and muscles and joints o Chemoreceptors – sensitive to chemicals in the environment o Sense of taste – (gustation) taste buds are situated on the tongue, roof of mouth, and back of the throat o Sense of smell – (olfaction) most primitive of all senses, located in upper portion of nasal cavity – brain has independent location for receiving information from olfactory cells o Olfactory bulb – location of receiving information from olfactory cells o Photoreceptors – stimulated by light o Extrinsic muscles – skeletal muscle allows you to move your eye o Eyelids and eyelashes – protection o Lacrimal apparatus – contains lacrimal gland and duct o Lacrimal gland – produces tears o Lacrimal duct – starts in the corner of the eye, empties into the nose o Sclera – white part of the eye – made up of connective tissue o Choroid layer – middle layer of the tissue in the eye – absorbs stray light rays o Retina – inner layer – contains photoreceptors o Rods – stimulated by low light – allows you to see black and white o Cones – stimulated by intense light – allows you to see colors o Fovea – contains the cones o Iris – colored portion of the eye – controls size of pupil o Pupil – hole in the center of the eye – lets light in o Lens – focuses light on the retina o Cornea – clear portion of the sclera – covers the front of the eye o Anterior chamber – in between the cornea and the lens, filled with aqueous humor fluid o Posterior chamber – gel-like fluid (vitreous humor,) maintains shape of the eyeball o Mechanoreceptors – generates an electrical impulse in response to pressure o Pinna – cone shaped portion of the outer ear that concentrates soundwaves o Ear canal – a tunnel that leads to the middle ear o Tympanum – (ear drum) vibrates in response to sound waves o Eustachian tube – hollow tube that connects the middle ear to the throat, equalizes pressure between the outer and inner ear and drains fluid o Cochlea – snail shaped portion of the inner ear that are fluid filled and lined with mechanoreceptors that are stimulated and produce and electrical impulse, which travels to the brain o Organs of balance – semicircular canals (3) that are partially fluid-filled with small particles of bone that float on the top of the fluid, canals are lined with mechanoreceptors  Look over all notes  Know functions of skin, skeletal system, muscles, nervous system, sensory system  Know the senses  Bones to know: metacarpals, carpals, radius, ulna, humerus, ribs, sternum, vertebra, ilium, femur, patella, fibula, tibia, tarsels, metatarsels, clavicle, skull  Know anatomy of a long bone  Know the vertebrae  Know the joints and fractures  Main muscle groups: frontalis, trapezius, deltoid, pectoralis major, triceps brachii, latissimus dorsi, abdominal muscles, gluteus maximus, Sartorius, biceps femoris, gastrocnemius  Types of muscle tissue  Parts of nervous system  Sensory organs and receptors


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