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Bisc 132 Exam 5 Study Guide

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Bisc 132 Exam 5 Study Guide BISC 132

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Study guide for exam 5. This includes topics discussed in class such as: -The Respiratory System (continued) (CH 48) -The Circulatory System (CH 49) -The Immune System (CH 51) -The Digestive Sy...
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Dr. Kyle Kemege
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Biology, Study Guide, Respiratory, circulatory, immune, digestive, Urinary, human body systems
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This 4 page Study Guide was uploaded by randomchic12 on Friday February 26, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to BISC 132 at Louisiana Tech University taught by Dr. Kyle Kemege in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 62 views. For similar materials see The Diversity of Life in Biology at Louisiana Tech University.


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Bisc 132 Study Guide Exam 5 The Respiratory System CH 48 (continued) Learning objectives; Students will be able to: *Describe how mammalian lungs function to exchange gasses and how major respiratory  diseases prevent effective exchange What occurs in the lungs during an asthma attack?   What are the lungs of a person with emphysema like?   How does lung cancer affect respiration? The Circulatory System Chapter 49 Learning objectives; Students will be able to: *Describe the functions of circulating blood and the functions of the cells commonly found in  blood   What are the components of blood?   What are the components of plasma?  How serum different from plasma?   What are the two major types of blood cells?  What are their characteristics?   What are the characteristics of platelets?   What are the steps and components involved in the process of blood clotting? *Describe the flow of blood through the circulatory systems of mammals and birds   What is the difference between an open and a closed circulatory system?   What are the differences between a simple single loop circulatory system and circulatory  system with a fully divided 4­chambered heart?   What are the steps and structures of the heart involved in circulation from the body to the  heart, to the lungs and back to the body? *Describe the causes of major cardiovascular diseases   What is atherosclerosis?  What does it result in?   What is a myocardial infarction?  What is it caused by and what are its effects?   What is a stroke?  What is it caused by and what are its effects? The Immune System Chapter 51 Learning objectives; Students will be able to: *Describe the major components of the innate immune system and how they prevent or deal with an infection   How does the skin act as part of the immune system?   What are the characteristics of mucosal epithelial surfaces?   What do Toll­like receptors bind and what does this binding result in?   What are cytokines?   What are neutrophils and macrophages?  How are they similar?  How are they different?   How does the innate immune system respond to tissue damage? *Describe the major components of the adaptive immune system and how they deal with an  infection What do B cells do?  How is one B cell different from another B cell in the body?  How  is this diversity created?   What are antibodies?  What are antigens?  What are epitopes?   How can B cells lead to autoimmune disease?   What is the function of secreted antibodies?   How do specific B cells within a population of B cells respond to a particular antigen?   What is the function of antibodies present on the surface of B cells?   What do cytotoxic T cells do?  How are they different from B cells?  How are they  similar to B cells?  How is one cytotoxic T cell different from another cytotoxic T cell in the  body?   What do helper T cells do?  How do they achieve this?   What are memory cells and what do they do? *Describe how vaccines work with respect to the cells of the immune system   What are vaccines composed of?  What do they do to the immune system?   Why are flu vaccines given every year?   What is herd immunity?  What is causing herd immunity to break down? The Digestive System Chapter 47 Learning objectives; Students will be able to: *Compare and contrast the incomplete and complete digestive tracts of various animals What are the two types of digestive systems?  How are they different? *Describe the digestive process in humans, explaining the function of all major organs involved  in the process What is mastication? What is the function of saliva and from where is it produced? How are the soft palate and the epiglottis involved in swallowing? What is peristalsis? What processes occur in the stomach?  What features does this organ have to resist  digestion by itself?  What is chyme?  What is the function of the pyloric sphincter? What is the function of the small intestine?  How does it increase its surface area and  why? What role does the pancreas play in digestion? What role does the liver play in digestion?  What is bile and what is its function in  digestion?  What is the function of the gall bladder? What is the function of the large intestine?  What is the function of the sphincter? *Describe the digestive process in herbivores, highlighting the major challenges and mechanisms for overcoming these challenges What molecule do herbivores have specialized digestive tracts to break down? Describe the digestive tract of a ruminant that performs foregut fermentation.  How is it  different from the human digestive tract? Describe the digestive tract of a non­ruminant that performs hindgut fermentation.  How  is it different from the human digestive tract?  What is coprophagy and why do these organisms  perform it? The Urinary System Chapter 50 Learning objectives; Students will be able to: *Describe the actions of filtration, reabsorption and secretion in the mammalian kidney and the  structures that carry out these processes Where are the kidneys are located?  What are nephrons? From where does blood arrive at the kidney? What occurs at the glomerulus?  What happens here to different things in the blood  (water, glucose, blood cells, proteins) at this stage? Which molecules are reabsorbed?  Why is this important? What is the function of the Loop of Henle What organ stores urine? Through what is urine excreted? Why must some drugs be taken multiple times per day? What are some wastes in terms of the urinary system? *Describe how nitrogenous wastes are disposed of in various animals From where do we get nitrogen? How do fish excrete nitrogen and in what form? How do reptiles and birds excrete nitrogen and in what form?  How is this different from  the form used by fish?  Why do they use this form? How do mammals excrete nitrogen and in what form? How are humans different from most mammals in terms of their nitrogen secretion?


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