Physiology

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Items: 569
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Last updated: Nov 26, 2000
 Description
Physiology is a collection of most interesting facts on how our body works. From this collection you can learn among other things that: the wiring of your brain can change even in adult life; overdose of vit. C can cause kidney problems; patients with apraxia can lick themselves but cannot consciously put out their tongue; sheep can be engineered to produce Christmas factor in ... their milk; undernutrition can prolong your life; body building may be better for weight loss than jogging; collagen ages three times faster in smokers (that's why smokers get wrinkled faster); wearing glasses can worsen your shortsightedness. You will also learn the meaning of terms such as: epicondyles, vasomotor center, MAO, reticular formation, organ of Corti, lentiform nucleus, anaerobic muscles, phenylketonuria, and more.
 Examples
Q: physiol: Which blood proteins are not synthesized in the liver?
A: gamma-innunoglobulins

Q: physiol: Is creatine produced in muscles?
A: no

Q: physiol: What is the concentration of urea in urine?
A: 2%

Q: physiol: What are the changes in the shape of the eye if it is blinded during the development?
A: it is longer (myopic)

Q: physiol: What are the two greatest producers of glucose?
A: liver and kidneys

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