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Ch.1 - Introduction to Biology
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Ch.4 - Carbon
Ch.5 - Biological Molecules
Ch.6 - Cells
Ch.7 - The Membrane
Ch.8 - Energy and Metabolism
Ch.9 - Respiration
Ch.10 - Photosynthesis
Ch.11 - Cell Signaling
Ch.12 - Cell Division
Ch.13 - Meiosis
Ch.14 - Mendelian Genetics
Ch.15 - Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance
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Ch.17 - Gene Expression
Ch.18 - Regulation of Expression
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Ch.20 - Biotechnology
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Ch.23 - Evolution by Natural Selection
Ch.24 - Evolution of Populations
Ch.25 - Speciation
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Ch.30 - Plants
Ch.31 - Fungi
Ch.32 - Overview of Animals
Ch.33 - Invertebrates
Ch.34 - Vertebrates
Ch.35 - Plant Anatomy
Ch.36 - Vascular Plant Transport
Ch.37 - Soil
Ch.38 - Plant Reproduction
Ch.39 - Plant Sensation and Response
Ch.40 - Animal Form and Function
Ch.41 - Digestive System
Ch.42 - Circulatory System
Ch.43 - Immune System
Ch.44 - Osmoregulation and Excretion
Ch.45 - Endocrine System
Ch.46 - Animal Reproduction
Ch.47 - Nervous System
Ch.48 - Sensory Systems
Ch.49 - Muscle Systems
Ch.50 - Ecology
Ch.51 - Animal Behavior
Ch.52 - Population Ecology
Ch.53 - Community Ecology
Ch.54 - Ecosystems
Ch.55 - Conservation Biology

Metabolism and Homeostasis

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Animal Tissues
Metabolism and Homeostasis
Thermoregulation
Additional Problems
The metabolic rate of an animal is most accurately determined by ________. a. the amount of work done by an animal b. the amount of food consumed during a meal c. the amount of carbon dioxide produced by an animal in a given time d. the amount of energy used by an animal in a given time
The body's automatic tendency to maintain a constant and optimal internal environment is termed as ________. a. balanced equilibrium b. physiological chance c. homeostasis d. static equilibrium
If a person were to travel to a time zone that was several hours ahead of their own, they may experience tiredness known as jet lag. Jet lag is due to a disruption of ________. a. homeostasis b. circadian rhythm c. body temperature d. nerve impulses
Standard metabolic rate (SMR) and basal metabolic rate (BMR) are ________. a. used differently: SMR is measured during exercise, whereas BMR is measured at rest b. used to compare metabolic rates during feeding and other active conditions c. both measured across a wide range of temperatures for a given species d. both measured in animals in a resting and fasting state
Which of the following is true of metabolism in its entirety in all organisms?a. Metabolism manages the increase of entropy in an organism.b. Metabolism consists of all the energy transformation reactions in an organism.c. Metabolism uses all of an organism's resources.d. Metabolism depends on an organism's adequate hydration.e. Metabolism depends on a constant supply of energy from food.
Homeostasis is the ability to a. maintain constant nutrient transport across the membrane b. maintain an unchanging external environment c. maintain a more or less stable internal environment d. maintain an unchanging internal environment e. maintain maximum fitness
Which of he following is NOT catabolic?a. Beta oxidation of fatty acidsb. Lipolysisc. Glycolysisd. Lipogenesis
Why do cells maintain low level of Ca++?
List five (5) parameters of the human body that are maintained constant by homeostasis.
In a negative feedback mechanism, what does negative mean? 
What is a negative feedback mechanism?
Describe a specific example of how homeotasis maintains blood levels of calcium or glucose.