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Human Physiology Chapter Quiz

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Which of the following is a primary lymphatic organ?

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Where do lymphocytes mature into T-cells?

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How are oxygen and carbon dioxide exchanged in the lungs and through cell membranes?

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What lymphatic organ is largest during youth and decreases in size with age?

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Which organ stores excess bile until needed for digestion?

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Filtration at each glomerulus is directly related to

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Which gland contributes fluid for seminal fluid?

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Antibody-mediated (humoral) immune response targets

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Which term is used for the definition: "the action of breathing in"?

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What is the passageway, strengthened by cartilage rings, connecting the larynx to the bronchi?

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What is the functional unit of the kidney?

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Normally fertilization occurs in which of the following?

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How many chromosomes does a human sex cell (sperm or egg) contain?

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Which cells carry out the various functions of the liver?

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Which group of hormones binds to distant target cells in the body?

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What is the basic subunit of a striated skeletal muscle?

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Which chemical compound stimulates skeletal muscle cells?

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What attaches muscle to bone?

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Blood returning to the human heart in a pulmonary vein will drain first into the

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Compared with the rate at which nerve impulses travel down a myelinated axon, the rate of travel down an unmyelinated axon is

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Identify the pathway of light from the environment to the retina.

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Breathing and heart rate are controlled by the

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Which of the following is not a function of blood?

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Which hormone is not involved in the control of glucose metabolism?

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What is the passage through which food travels from the stomach to the small intestine?

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