A&P (three)


1. Which one of the following is NOT a function of the hypothalamus?

  • homeostatic control of blood temperature
  • homeostatic control of heart rate
  • homeostatic control of internal eye pressure
  • homeostatic control of fluid intake
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2. Which one of the following substances is normally found in urine?

  • creatinine
  • blood proteins
  • white blood cells
  • haemoglobin

3. Regarding the transport of glucose by the renal tubules;

  • glucose is secreted in the urine in small quantities
  • in a healthy person, the proximal tubules reabsorb most of the glucose
  • a transport maximum for glucose is about 36 mg min-1
  • in a healthy person, the distal tubules reabsorb all the filtered glucose

4. inflammation of the conjunctiva involves which of the following?

  • extrinsic eye muscles
  • glands that produce tears
  • delicate membrane lining the eyelids and covering the front of the eyes
  • circular band surrounding the pupil

5. Concerning the cerebrospinal fluid;

  • it has a volume of about 150ml
  • its specific gravity is about half that of the brain
  • its osmolarity is about half that of plasma
  • it is formed at the rate of about 1.5 litres in 24 hours


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