Physiology Chapter 1

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Physiology Chapter 1

As we dive into the very first chapter of our study on physiology – which is defined as the scientific study of normal mechanisms and their interaction within a living system – let’s see what you’ve learned thus far.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name 4 major types of cells
  • 2. 
    ____________ are specialized to transmit information in the form of electrical signals.
    • A. 

      Neurons

    • B. 

      Muscle cells

    • C. 

      Epithelial cells

    • D. 

      Connective tissue cells

  • 3. 
    ______________ are specialized to contract, thereby generating mechanical force and movement.
    • A. 

      Neurons

    • B. 

      Muscle cells

    • C. 

      Epithelial cells

    • D. 

      Connective tissue cells

  • 4. 
    These cells are found in the muscles of body parts whose movements are under voluntary control (skeletal muscle), cardiac muscle, and smooth muscle (blood vessels).
    • A. 

      Neurons

    • B. 

      Muscle cells

    • C. 

      Epithelial cells

    • D. 

      Connective tissue cells

  • 5. 
    Lumen
  • 6. 
    List places were epithelium can be found:
    • A. 

      Skin surface

    • B. 

      Lining of lungs

    • C. 

      Hollow of stomach, intestines, and blood vessels

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    __________ are organs specialized in the synthesis and secretion of a product.
  • 8. 
    Names two types of glands:
  • 9. 
    Name 2 examples of exocrine glands
  • 10. 
    What do endocrine glands secrete and list two examples of endo. glands