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19 February, 2016 - 10:52
  1. Describe how the body’s mechanisms maintain homeostasis?
  2. Why is excretion important in order to achieve osmotic balance?
  3. What is the role of the accessory organs in digestion?
  4. What is the role of minerals in maintaining good health?
  5. Discuss why obesity is a growing epidemic.
  6. Describe the function of these terms and describe where they are located: main bronchus, trachea, alveoli.
  7. How does the structure of alveoli maximize gas exchange?
  8. Describe the cardiac cycle.
  9. What is a similarity and a difference between an exocrine gland and an endocrine gland?
  10. Describe how hormone receptors can play a role in affecting the size of the responses of tissues to hormones.
  11. Many hormone systems regulate body functions through opposing hormone actions. Describe how opposing hormone actions regulate blood-glucose levels?
  12. What movements occur at the hip joint and knees as you bend down to pick something up?
  13. How are neurons similar to other cells? How are they unique?
  14. What are the main functions of the spinal cord?
  15. What are the main differences between the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches of the autonomic nervous system?
  16. What are the main functions of the sensorysomatic nervous system?