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1.  Which of the following does NOT occur in the mouth?   
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2.  A large, complex molecule that triggers a specific immune response against itself when it gains entry into the body is known as:  
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3.  The exocrine portion of the pancreas:   
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4.  Which of the following is the primary absorptive organ of the digestive system?   
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5.  The bacteria in the large intestine:   
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6.  Excretion: 
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7.  Which of the descriptions of the absorption of nutrients from the small intestine is correct? 
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8.  Reabsorption:
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9.  Which of the following is an incorrect pairing of a structure in the female reproductive system and its function?   
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10.  Which of the following is NOT one of the functions of the liver?   
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11.  Secretion: 
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12.  Digestive secretions include:  
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13.  Which of the following statements concerning sex determination and sex differentiation is correct?   
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14.  Dietary fat:   
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15.  Which of the following is the body’s first line of defense against changes in pH?
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16.  Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) increases ______ reabsorption from the _____ .  
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17.  ______ increases blood calcium levels by increasing calcium reabsorption from the nephrons while _______ decreases blood calcium levels by decreasing calcium reabsorption from the nephrons.  
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18.  Spermatogenesis: 
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19.  Which of the following is NOT an appropriate target for the immune system?  
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20.  Ovulation is triggered by the release of _______ from the anterior pituitary.   
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21.  The major chemical digestive activity occurring in the stomach is:   
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22.  A secondary response to an invading microorganism is:  
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23.  Excessive vomiting can cause metabolic _____ due to increased _________.  
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24.  Hay fever that occurs when people are exposed to pollen involves an excess release of IgE, which binds to ________ and causes them to ________.
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25.  Which of the following parts of the innate or nonspecific immune system is present in the blood in an inactive form until it comes in contact with a bacteria bound with antibodies or the carbohydrate chains on a bacteria.
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26.  If the plasma colloid osmotic pressure decreases while the glomerular capillary blood pressure and the Bowman’s capsule hydrostatic pressure stays the same the net filtration pressure will _____ leading to ______ fluid being filtered.  
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27.  When virgin B cells come in contact with an antigen they have a receptor for, they proliferate and differentiate into ________, which secrete the antibodies that attack the antigen and _______, which remain in the body and provide a quick response upon re-exposure to the same antigen.  
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28.  The symptoms of inflammation, redness and swelling, are due to:  
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29.  Which of the following is TRUE concerning glucose reabsorption from the proximal tubule?  
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30.  The loop of Henle in juxtamedullary nephrons sets up the vertical osmotic gradient found in the medulla of the kidney by allowing reabsorption of ______ only in the descending limb and reabsorption of _____ only in the ascending limb.  
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31.  If fertilization and subsequently implantation occur what hormone is produced by the embryo to prevent the corpus luteum from degenerating?   
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32.  Receptors on every T cell detect foreign antigens on cells of the body by their association with the ________ on the surface of the infected cells of the body.  
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33.  Leydig or interstitial cells:   
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34.  Filtration: 
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35.  During the ovarian cycle after the secondary oocyte has been ovulated the follicle cells become the _______ which secretes estrogen and progesterone.   
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36.  Which of the following is NOT accomplished by antibodies?  
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37.  The primary function of the kidneys involves regulating the ________ and the ________ of plasma and interstitial fluid.  
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38.  Which of the following parts of the innate or nonspecific immune system causes cells to produce virus blocking enzymes?  
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39.  The chyme entering the intestine from the stomach is:   
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40.  The number of primary oocytes in a female: 
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41.  ______ is released from the adrenal cortex and causes and increase in _______ reabsorption and an increase in ______ secretion from the kidneys.  
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42.  Gametes like eggs and sperm are haploid containing ____ chromosomes, while somatic cells are diploid containing ___ chromosomes.   
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43.  The penis becomes erect:   
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