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Life 103 class notes week 6

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these notes cover digestion
biology of organisms
Heather Baker Blackburn
Class Notes
Digestive System, digestion, Human
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Date Created: 10/07/16
September 26, 2016 Digestion and Circulation Concepts 41 - 42 cellulose ● Many herbivores often need microbiotic help in breaking down celluloses ● Some chew cud or practice cecotrophy Intestine house trillions of bacteria ● Around 400 in humans pyloi ​ H ​ causes stomach ulcers Some small flying animals ● Weight vs absorption ● Absorption between the cells Circulatory system ● Blood move w/ heart pump ● Nutrient and oxygen are carried to the cells through the blood with facilitated diffusion and active transport ● CO2 and other metabolic waste diffuses back to blood ○ Kidney filters out of blood ○ Eliminated through urine ● Links all other systems ● Animals must exchange material across cell membrane ■ In:building blocks nutrients energy oxygen ■ Out: Waste co2 urea ○ Diffusion in simple organisms ○ Circulatory system for more complex animals ■ Move fluid between exchange tissues and interstitial fluid ■ Nutrients fuels o2 co2 waste from cells immune factors blood clotting factors hormones Open system ● Hemolymph - circulatory fluid ● Contractions pumps into sinuses Closed system ● Vertebrates annelids and cephalopods ● Blood confined in vessels 1. Circulartory fluid 2. Set of vessels 3. Musscular pump Blood vessels vessel Arterieries Arterioles Capillaries Veins Venules Hearts ● Singular circulation - fish sharks ○ 1 atrium ○ 1 ventricle ○ 1 circuit ○ 2 capillary beds ○ Muscle contractions ● Double circulation: amphibians ○ 2 circuits ■ Pulmocutaneous circuit ■ Systemic circuit ○ 2 atrium ○ 1 ventricle ○ Reptiles can have a partially divided ventricle ● Double circulation : birds and mammals mammals ○ 2 circuits ■ Pulmonary circuit ■ Systemic circuit ○ 2 atrium ○ 2 ventricles September 28, 2016 Circulation and respiration September 30, 2016 Gas exchange and respiration Gas exchange ● Partial pressure ○ determines the net movement of gas ○ Atmospheric pressure @ sea level = 760 mmHg ○ Oxygen is 21% by volume ○ 760 mmHg x ).21 = 160 mmHg ● Partial pressure in liquid ○ Gasses dissolve in liquid reach equilibrium with surrounding gasses ○ O2 is less soluble in water than in air ○ Concentration: temperature, depth, etc…. Respiratory surfaces for gas exchange ● Cells need cell membranes in aqueous solution ● Rate of exchange ○ Surface area ○ Distance ● Earthworms and some amphibians ○ Skin with dense capillary bed Gills trachea and lungs have folded or branched surfaces ● Gills ○ Out folding of body surface ○ Ventilation ■ Movement of medium across the respiratory surfaces maintain partial pressure ○ Move water ○ Countercurrent exchange ■ Water one direction blood the opposite direction ● Tracheal systems ○ Network of tubules branching through the body ○ Open circulation ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Lungs ○ Localized respiratory organs ○ Circulatory system required ○ Most mammals and reptiles depend entirely on upon lungs ○ Ventilation is required ■ Gas exchange occurrs in the aveioli ● Airsacs at tips of bronchials ● 100m2 ● Surfactants reduce tension of moist surfaces ○ Begin produce at 33 weeks ● Oxygen isnt very soluable in water or blood ○ Respatory pigments ○ Hemoglobin ■ Almost all vertabrates and some invertabrates ■ 98% of blood oxygen is bound to hemoglobin


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