Principles of Anatomy & Physiology

Discussions on The Human Body

General Biology Ii; Questions On My Study Guide That I Need Reassurance On Thx!!?

a.complete their embryonic development in the uterus
b.nourish their offspring through mammary glands
c.bear live young
d.all of the above
2.All species of New World monkeys are.
d.ground dwelling
3.Which one of the following chordate characteristics contributes most to suspension-feeding devices in many invertebrate chordates?
a.dorsal, hollow nerve cord
c.muscular, post-anal tail
d.pharyngeal slits or clefts
e.none of the above
4.A lamprey, a shark, a lizard, and a rabbit share all the following characteristics except.
a.a dorsal, hollow nerve cord
b.pharyngeal clefts in the embryo
d.a post-anal tail
e.hinged jaws
5. Included among the modern genera of apes are.
a.gibbons, orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees, and bonobos
b.lemurs and lorises
c.Old World monkeys and New World monkeys
d.tarsiers and gorillas
e.New World monkeys and orangutans
6.Which one of the following groups represents the oldest living lineage of vertebrates?
e.none of the above
7.Some sharks are viviparous, which means that.
a. the young develop within the female’s body
b. they have a tendency toward single births
c. they lay eggs
d. they maintain a constant body temperature
e. they have a tendency toward multiple births
8. Which one of the following sets of animals contains only gnathostomes?
a. rays, turtles, pigeons, and tuna
b. conodonts, placoderms, and acanthodians
c. lampreys, conodonts, and hagfish
d. sharks, hagfish, and whales
e. hagfish, bass, sharks, and frogs
9. Analysis of mitochondrial DNA and Y chromosomes of modern humans has led most researchers to agree that
a. Homo sapiens has many common ancestors
b. modern humans emerged from Africa
c.the common ancestor of Homo sapiens was a Neanderthal
d. Homo sapiens settled in the New World approximately 75,000 years ago
e. Homo sapiens evolved from H. erectus in several parts of the world
10. Primates are distinguished from other mammals by.
a. eutherian reproduction, opposable thumbs, and good depth perception
b. stereoscopic vision, mammary glands, and single births
c.fur, claws, and small litters
d. opposable thumbs, nails, and good depth perception
e.long tails used for balance, stereoscopic vision, and opposable thumbs
11. Some sharks are viviparous, which means that.
a. the young develop within the female’s body
b. they have a tendency toward single births
c. they lay eggs
d.they maintain a constant body temperature
e.they have a tendency toward multiple births
12.Some cnidarians go through both a motile and a sessile (attached) stage during their life cycle. The attached stage is called a(n)….
c. medusa
e. mesoglea
13. Jellies and corals are members of the same _____, all members of which _____
a. phylum; have a colonial lifestyle
b.order; are herbivorous
c. family; have a complete circulatory system
d. phylum; have special stinging cells on their tentacles
e. genus; lack a circulatory system
14. What is one visible feature that makes it easy to identify sea cucumbers as echinoderms?
a. They move by serpentine lashing of their arms.
b.They have five rows of tube feet.
c.The endoskeleton is not reduced.
d.They are elongated in the oral-aboral axis.
e. They have spines.
15. Which one of the following sets of animals contains only gnathostomes?
a.rays, turtles, pigeons, and tuna
b.conodonts, placoderms, and acanthodians
c. lampreys, conodonts, and hagfish
d.sharks, hagfish, and whales
e. hagfish, bass, sharks, and frogs
16. An unidentified species of animal displays the following characteristics: bilateral symmetry, a complete digestive system, an open circulatory system, distinct body segmentation, and it molts when it grows. To which one of the following animal phyla does this species most likely, belong.
c. Platyhelminthes
e. Nematoda
17. The proglottids of a tapeworm contain an elaborate _____ system.
c. attachment
e. circulatory
18.Which of the following classes is (are) completely parasitic?
a. Trematoda
d.Cestoidea and Trematoda
e.all of the above

5 Questions About The Digestive System/urinary System..?

1. Which of the following is a component of both the respiratory system and the digestive system?
A. esophagus
B. Salivary glands
C. Pharynx
D. Peristalsis
2. Which part of the gastrointestinal tract should have the highest concentration of blood capillaries? Explain.
3. In which organ does absorption take place? What structural features make this organ particularly well-suited for absorption oh nutrients into the blood?
4. How do kidneys contribute to homeostasis?
5. Based on the amount of urine excreted daily [500 mL or 17 oz], about how many milliliters of filtrate would be produced daily by a pair of normally functioning kidneys?
Out of my 3 page study guide, I cannot find these. So any answers would help. Thank you.

Biology Study Guide Help Please!!?

even if you don’t answer all of them it helps my study partner is out of town so i could use some help with this pert of my study guide thanks
1)Describe three lines of evidence that support the theory of evolution. Provide an example for each line of evidence you list?
2)Describe the digestive system of a human. Be sure to include the various organs and processes of the digestive system
3)Name the trophic levels in an ecosystem and explain how energy moves through the trophic levels. Use the terms food chain and food web in the discussion
4)Explain the basic parts of a major theme in molecular biology: the pathway of DNA to RNA to proteins. Include a general idea of what occurs at each step in the process
5)Compare and contrast the reproductive cycles of a flowering plant and a human. Include two similarities and two differences in your answer

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