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What is the molecular weight of Sodium?
23
What is the molecular weight of Glucose? C6H12O6
180
C=12 (x6)=72
H=1 (x12)=12
O=16 (x6)=96
The Molecular weight of a compound in grams is referred to as ___________.
1 Mole
A patient who has a normal level of blood glucose would be called _____________.
Euglycemic.
Some compounds are more osmotically active that others and this defines the term __________________.
Osmolarity
If you place some RBC's into a 0.01M (10nM) NaCL what will happen to them?
Water will move into them since there is more water and less solute outside the cell and causes the cell to swell.
D5W is approximately __________ with body fluids.
isotonic
_________________ is a rare disease in which people cannot reclaim water from the neprons and results in polyurea.
diabetes insipidus
The __________ the pH value of a solution the more acidic it is.
lower
The actual plasma concentraion of H+ is about _________.
40nM
The normal pH of our blood is ___________.
7.4
A patient with a pH below 7.35 is considered __________.
Acidotic.
The most importand buffer pair in th ebody to regulate pH are _______ and _______.
HCO3 and CO2
What do you call the equation derived to determine the impact of buffer pairs on pH?
The Henderson-Hasselbalch equation.
If the primary alteration which leads to a chance in pH is a change in the HCO3 level then it is ____________.
Metabolic
If the primary alteration in pH is a change in the CO2 level then it is ____________.
Respiratory
EMR stands for ________ ______________.
Electromagnetic Radiation
A particle of EMR is called a _____________.
photon