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BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Esophageal Hiatus, Lamina Propria
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The Stomach Lower Esophageal Sphincter Very weak Esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm aids in constriction Abundant mucous glands to protect the lining of the esophagus from the acidic gastric secr...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Muscularis Mucosae, Loose Connective Tissue, Lamina Propria
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Small Intestine Duodenum, jejunum, ileum Plicae circulares: circular folds in mucosasubmucosa of the small intestine to increase surface area for absorption o Surface of plicae circulares have villi and microvilli, which i...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Renal Papilla, Renal Vein, Renal Capsule
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Urinary System Functions of the Kidneys Excretion of wastes (esp. nitrogenous wastes: urea, ammonia, uric acid) Regulation of blood ionic composition Regulation of blood pH Regulation of blood volume Regulation of blood pr...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Extracellular Fluid, Tubular Fluid, Countercurrent Exchange
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wRenal Physiology II Reabsorption in the Loop of Henle Descending limb and thin ascending limb are permeable to water o Interstitial fluid has higher osmolarity than tubular fluid o Water is reabsorbed Thick ascending limb...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Vas Deferens, Seminiferous Tubule, Rete Testis
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Male Reproductive System General Anatomy: Testis + epididymis housed in the scrotum Vas deferens Urethra: 3 sections o Prostatic o Membranous o Spongy Accessory glands: o Prostate gland o Seminal vesicles o Bulbourethral g...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Ileocecal Valve, Goblet Cell, Chyme
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Large Intestine Ascending, transverse, descending, sigmoid Ileocecal sphincter Cecum blind ended sac, may contain appendix Ascending and descending colon are retroperitoneal; transverse and sigmoid are intraperitoneal Teni...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Pancreatic Juice, Common Bile Duct, Pancreatic Islets
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Pancreas and Liver The Pancreas Head, body, tail Pancreatic duct runs along the length of the pancreas Common bile duct opens to the duodenum Pancreatic acini (99) o Exocrine glands o Secrete pancreatic juice into pancreat...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Oncotic Pressure, Peritubular Capillaries, Nephron
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Renal Physiology Overview: To produce urine, nephrons and collecting ducts perform three basic processes: o Glomerular filtration: blood plasma and dissolved substances get filtered into the glomerular space) o Tubular res...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Countercurrent Multiplication, Extracellular Fluid, Blood Plasma
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Renal Physiology III Urine Concentration Homeostasis of body fluid depends in large part on the kidneys ability to regulate water loss in urine Dilute urine: o High volume, low concentration o 6570 mOsmL o Four times more ...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Mouth, Exocrine Gland, Deciduous Teeth
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Digestive system: Oral cavity Esophagus Oral Cavity Bounded posteriorly by an opening: fauces Oral vestibule (between lips and teethgums) and oral cavity proper Lips are attached to the gums by the labial frenulum Cheeks: ...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
BIO 252 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Zona Pellucida, Folliculogenesis, Theca Interna
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Female Reproductive System General Anatomy: Ovary Fimbriae Fallopian tubes Uterus Cervix (of uterus) Vagina Clitoris Labia (minor + major) Oogenesis The formation of gametes in the ovaries Begins during early fetal develop...

Biology
BIO 252
Terry Li
HKIN 215 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Motor Learning, Motor Skill, Ogive

leaCh. 11 Defining and accessing learning Performance vs. learning - Performance: observable act of skill execution o Temporary stage/change o May not be due to practice o May b...

Human Kinetics
HKIN 215
Dr. Melanie Lam
HKIN 215 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Feature Integration Theory, Peripheral Vision, Visual Search

wCh. 9 attention Limited capacity for processing information Filter or bottleneck theory Neck limits how much info can be passed through Info processed serially o One process completed before next process starts Central...

Human Kinetics
HKIN 215
Dr. Melanie Lam
HKIN 215 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Sketchpad, Working Memory, Motor Skill

Ch. 10 Memory Systems Ability to encode and retrieve information Two component memory model Memory composed of two systems: o Working memory (sometimes short term memory) Info stored for short periods of time o Longterm ...

Human Kinetics
HKIN 215
Dr. Melanie Lam
HKIN 215 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Binary Logarithm

Ch. 7 Manual aiming skills Hand movements to a target, performer dictates speed Speed determined by The skill itself hitting piano keys, throwing baseball The performer manual aiming skills (elevator call button) Speeda...

Human Kinetics
HKIN 215
Dr. Melanie Lam

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