Essentials of Biology Study Set 4

Biology

Quiz 24 :

The Maintenance Systems

Quiz 24 :

The Maintenance Systems

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The mechanism by which oxygen moves into capillaries from alveoli is
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Which of the following is the correct path urine follows from internal structures to outside the body?
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The functional unit of the lungs where gas exchange occurs is the
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In hemodialysis, wastes normally collected by the kidney
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Which of the following statements does not apply to edema?
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Hair within the nose and cilia lining the respiratory tract
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During urine formation, it is important for sodium and chloride ions to be reabsorbed into the bloodstream so that
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In which structure does urine formation begin?
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Each red blood cell contains about 250 million hemoglobin molecules and so can carry at least one billion molecules of oxygen.
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Which of the following is the correct pathway of air into the lungs to the site of gas exchange?
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Emphysema occurs when the walls of the alveoli are destroyed, reducing surface area for gas exchange. This condition impacts the
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Which of the following is an incorrect match?
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Most carbon dioxide is carried in the blood
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A genetic defect causes the distal tubules of nephrons to malfunction. Which of the following may not occur during urine formation?
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The tracheal system of insects
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During respiration in fish, what percentage of dissolved oxygen is absorbed?
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Which of the following events will cause problems with the body's ability to exchange gasses between the blood and tissue fluid?
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Ammonia helps maintain the optimal pH of urine.
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The nephron of mammals and Malpighian tubules of insects are both involved in water and salt balance. They are also similar in that they are both
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Increasing the size of the thoracic cavity through contraction of the diaphragm and rib muscles causes
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