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Human Biology
Midterm Jean Walsh
1) If something is living it... : Responds-external stimulus Alter-environment Sense-environment Adapt-environment Uses energy reproduces maintains homeostasis is highly organized is composed of materials of life (C,H,O&N)
2) Homeostasis : a state that an organism works to maintain
3) Loss of homeostasis? : disease
4) Conscious responses to homeostasis? : picking the right clothes
5) Unconscious responses to homeostasis? : BV constriction

Created on October 17, 2016 by
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Isabel Garcia

BHS Stage 3 Flashcards

1) what can rings on the hoof wall show? : change of diet or laminitis
2) where is starch digested? : small intestine
3) which type of grass: is a good ground covering plant? : creeping red fescue
4) What problems can occur with sesamoid bones? : sesamoiditis
5) conformation viewed from in front: what is it called when the knees are too wide apart? : bench knees

Created on December 07, 2015 by
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Natalie Roberts


1) 1. A bird-watcher records the movement of migrating birds. In which part of the scientific process is the bird-watcher participating? a. Controlling variables b. Experimenting c. Observing d. Hypothesizing : c. Observing
2) 2. Which deals with the transmission of traits from one generation to another? a. Anatomy b. Genetics c. Ecology d. Forensics : b. Genetics
3) 3. The tendency of an organism or a cell to regulate its internal balance, usually by a system of feedback controls, so as to stabilize health and functioning, regardless of the outside changing conditions is called ____________. a. Natural selection b. Homeostasis c. Metabolism d. Respiration : b. Homeostasis
4) 4. During strenuous exercise, body temperature increases. The body responds to the increase in temperature by sweating, which helps to reduce the body temperature. Which is demonstrated in this situation? a. Excretion b. Metabolism c. Homeostasis d. Synthesis : c. Homeostasis
5) 5. Before mitosis begins, which happens before the nucleus starts dividing? a. The cytoplasm separates. b. The DNA replicates. c. The sister chromatids separate. d. The homologous chromosomes cross over. : b. The DNA replicates.

Created on December 03, 2015 by
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Melvin Flores

Properties of water

1) Water is polar... : A region with positive and negative charge
2) Definition of Nonpolar : Molecules with no change
3) Definition of cohesion : Attraction among molecules of a substance Ex-Water on a penny or water on a window
4) Definition of adhesion : attraction of molecules to a different substance
5) Definition of solvent : substance that is present

Created on August 28, 2014 by
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alena leek

animales terrestres
animales terrestres
1) el perro : es domestico
2) el gato : domestico
3) caballo : salvaje
4) el pollo : domestico

Created on March 08, 2014 by
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bibiana ortiz

The Bones
A set of flashcards to memorize the bones in the human body.
1) Finger bones : carples
2) Upper arm bone : humerus
3) Thumb side lower arm bone : radius
4) Pinky finger lower arm bone : ulna
5) Upper leg bone : femur

Created on November 11, 2013 by
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Matt Maurer

Anatomy Lecture
Test 3
1) Longitudinal fissure : divides left and right hemispheres
2) Transverse fissure : divides cerebrum and cerebellum
3) Lateral sulcus : between temporal and frontal lobes
4) Central sulcus : divides frontal and parietal lobe
5) Parieto-occipital sulcus : divides parietal and occipital lobe

Created on November 03, 2013 by
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kate w

Exam 1 cards Flashcard

1) theory : a general set of principals supported by evidence that explains some aspect of nature *has explanatory power
2) scientific method : 1.observation 2.question 3.hypothesis 4.experiment 5.conclusion
3) what is the definition of hypothesis : a testable guess that has to be predictive
4) falsifiable : open to negotiation through scientific inquiry. all hyposthesis are falsifiable
5) 8 characteristics of living things : 1. take in and use energy 2. respond to the environment 3. maintain a constant internal environment 4. possess inherited information encoded in DNA 5. evolved from other living things 6. reproduce through info encoded in DNA 7. are composed of one or more cells 8. are highly organized

Created on October 02, 2013 by
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Lindsay McHugh


1) ddfd? : 11323
2) dsgsd? : 4534
3) 2q5gs? : 5646

Created on August 14, 2013 by
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Nika Souder

Ecosystems Test Review Flashcard
1) Ecosystem : describes the relationship among many species living in an environment with the living and non-living aspects of that environment
2) Biotic : living factors within an ecosystem
3) Abiotic : nonliving factors within an ecosystem
4) Carnivore : eat meat
5) herbivore : eat plants

Created on May 22, 2013 by
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Brooke Underhill

Science Flashcard
1) Cell wall : Provides structure and protection
2) Chlorophyll : Most cells contain this, green pigment
3) Photosynthesis : Process where plants use chlorophyll to make food
4) Central vacuole : Large, membrane-bound structure, regulates water content
5) What do plants and green algea have in common? : Same types of chlorophyll and carotenoids

Created on May 20, 2013 by
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Macey Getkin

Biology 198 Final Exam Flashcard
Spring 2013 Cumulative Final
1) 3 Subatomic Particles : Protons / Neutrons / Electrons
2) Protons and Neutrons : Found in the nucleus and are called neucleons / Together they determine the mass of the atom
3) Protons : Positive Charge
4) Neutrons : Neutral / Have no overall charge
5) Electrons : Negative charge / Found around the nucleus / Very small mass and considered to be negligible in determining the mass.

Created on April 13, 2013 by
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Rachel Gyarmati
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