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25 Cards in this Set

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chemical reaction body breaks and build up compounds
Anabolic reation
take energy from food
catabolic reaction
release engery recieved from food
our best source of energy is
ldl is a lipid containing ___ protein and ___ cholesterol than hdl
less , more
complete proteins
- include all essentail and nonessentail amino acids
-are found in animal flesh
-can be obtained from certain vegetables
calcium, zinc an diodine are examples of vitamins
fat-soluble vitamins include
celluar respiration
allows organisms to use (release) energy stored in the chemical bonds of glucose
the eating disorder anorexia nerosa can be described as
severe undereating
the bacterium E. coli is normally found __- of mammals
in the colon
maintaining a healthy weight requires
monitoring caloric intake and regulating energy output
the type of food poisoning that is usually spread through poorly prepared chicken is
biomagnification can be a problem
when eating top level predators from polluted enviroment
which teeth are for piercing and ripping
what is the purpose of the acidic conditions of the stomach
it activates pepsin and kills microbes
the hepatic portal system is composed of blood vessels that bring
nutrient-rich blood to the liver for processing
the portion of the large intestate just before the rectum is the
sigmoid colon
what is the function of salivary amylase
digest starch
the name of the blood vessel bringing blood to the agglomerates is
the afferent arteriole
which is not a function of the uninary system
regulation of temp.
the kidneys help reg blood pressure
which is not an organ of the urinary system
the first step in urine formation in tubular secretion