A&P Ch 3

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The smallest living unit within the human body is

the cell

The watery component of the cytoplasm is called


Which of the following terms is not used to define the structure that separates the contents of a human cell from its surrounding medium?

cell wall

Functions of the plasmalemma include all of the following, except

thermal insulation

The plasma membrane is composed of

a bilayer of phospholipids

The plasma membrane is composed of

a bilayer of phospholipids

Each of the following is an example of a nonmembrane organelle, except


Components of the cytoskeleton may include all of the following, except


Most of the ATP required to power cellular operations is produced in the


Synthesis of lipids and glycogen takes place at the

smooth ER

Which of the following consists of a network of intracellular membranes with attached ribosomes?

rough enodplasmic reticulum

Renewal or modification of the cell membrane is a function of the

Golgi apparatus

Organelles that absorb and neutralize drugs and toxins are


When activated, lysosomes function in

digestion of foreign material

Most of a cell’s DNA is located in its


The control center for cellular operations is the


The complex structures of DNA and protein found in the cell nucleus are


The movement of oxygen from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration is an example of


Diffusion of a substance across the cell membrane is influenced by all of the following, except

hydrolysis of ATP

Water molecules and small ions enter a cell through

channels formed by integral proteins

A solution that contains a lower osmotic pressure than the cytoplasm of a cell is called


"Spikes" form on a blood cell when it is placed in a(n) ________ solution


The process by which molecules such as glucose are moved into cells along their concentration gradient with the help of membrane-bound carrier proteins is called

facilitated diffusion

A process that requires cellular energy to move a substance against its concentration gradient is called

active transport

The intake of small membrane vesicles from the extracellular fluid is called


The principal cations in our body fluids are ______ and _______

sodium; potassium

In order to maintain cellular homeostasis, an example pump ejects ions from the cell and imports ________ ions.

sodium; potassium

Many proteins in the cytosol are _______ the accelerate metabolic reactions.


The skin swells and puckers during a long bath. This suggests that bath water is a(n) _______ fluid.


Red blood cell shrinkage is to ______ as cell bursting is to ______.

crenation; hemolysis

A defense cell engulfing a bacterium illustrates


Compared to the extracellular fluid, cytosol contains

a higher concentration of potassium ions

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