Human Anatomy

Human evolution and human anatomy
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Introduction Humans are primates; however, we are not the only primates on Earth. According to Trzepacz, Timmons, and Duobinis-Gray, "Primate classification includes animals such as the tiny tarsier, the acrobatic lemur, the flamboyant mandrill, and the powerful gorilla." (12-2) What makes us primates is the certain characteristics we share; the main characteristic being our ability to grasp objects using our hands. Humans are further classified as hominids. This is a subgroup family of primates that have roamed the Earth for…...
Human Anatomy
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1.Dependent Variable: plasma levels of glucose, ketones, insulin, and glucagon 2.Independent Variable: food and beverage intake 3.Controlled Variables: physical activity, caffeine and alcohol intake, gender, age, BMI 4.Why were physical activity and caffeine and alcohol intake the controlled variables? 5.What type of assay was used to measure plasma glucose and ketone levels? 6.What type of assay was used to measure plasma insulin and glucagon levels? 1.When was plasma glucose concentration highest? If values are similar for several time points (within…...
Understanding human anatomy and physiology
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Metabolism refers to the chemical reaction collections that take place in the cells of the body. The process of metabolism converts the body nutrients derived from food ingested to produce essential energy requirements for the body. The body requires energy for muscular activity and movements as well as blood circulation, breathing, making new cells, lymph, and tissue fluid transmission of nerve impulses and repair of body tissues among other roles. The control of metabolic chemical reactions in the body is…...
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