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HK 2810 Study Guide - Airline Transport Pilot Licence, Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, Neocortex


Department
Human Kinetics
Course Code
HK 2810
Professor
Coral

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1. Communication - Principles 1
AI - angiotensin I
AII - angiotensin II
aa - amino acids
AC - adenylate cyclase
ACE - angiotensin converting enzyme
ACh - acetylcholine
ACTH - adrenocorticotrophic hormone
ADH (-VP) - antidiruetic hormone
(a.k.a vasopressin)
ADP - adenosine diphosphate
ADO - adenosine
ALDO - aldosterone
AMP - adenosine monophosphate
AMPA - αamino-3-hydroxy-5methyl-4-
isoxazol propionic acid
ANP - atrial naturetic peptide
ANS - autonomic nervous system
AP - action potential
ATP - adenosine triphosphate
AV - atrioventricular
BB - buffer base
BC - Bowmans capsule
BK - bradykinin
CA - carbonic anhydrase
Ca++ - calcium ions
cAMP - cyclic adenosine monophosphate
CCK - cholecyctokinin
CD - collecting duct
CFC - capillary filtration coefficient
cGMP - cyclic guanosine monophosphate
Cl- - chloride ions
CNS - central nervous system
CO - cardiac output
CRH - corticotropin releasing hormone
DAG - diacyl glycerol
DT - distal tubule
EC - endothelial cell
EDCF - endothelial derived contracting factor
EDHF - endothelial derived hyperpolerizing factor
EDP - end diastolic pressure
EDRF - endothelial derived relaxing factor
EDV - end diastolic volume
Eion - equilibrium potential for an ion
EpDRF - epithelial derived relaxing factor
Epi - epinepherine
EPSP - excitatory post synaptic potential
ERP - effective refractory period
ERV - expiratory reserve volume
ESV - end systolic volume
ET-1 - endothelin-1
FFA - free fatty acids
FRC - function residual capacity
FSH - follicle stimulating hormone
GABA - gamma amino butyric acid
GC - guanylate cyclase
GDP - guanosine diphosphate
GFR - glomerular filtration rate
GH - growth hormone
GHRH - growth hormone releasing hormone
Glu - glucose
GnRH - gonadotropin releasing hormone
GTO - golgi tendon organ
GTP - guanosine triphosphate
H+ - hydrogen ion
Hb - haemoglobin
hCG - human chorionic gonadotropin
HIS - histamine
HR - heart rate
IC - inspiratory capacity
IGF - insulin-like growth factor
IPSP - inhibitory post synaptic potential
IP3 - inosine triphosphate
IRV - inspiratory reserve volume
ISS - interstitial space
List of common acronyms

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1. Communication - Principles 2
K+ - potassoim ions
LAP - left artial pressure
LCST - lateral corticospinal tract
LGN - lateral geneculate nucleus
LH - luteinizing hormone
LofH - loop of Henle
LS - lipid soluable
MAP - mean arterial pressure
MC - motor cortex
MCFP - mean circulatory filling pressure
MLCK - myosin light chain kinase
MSFP - mean systemic filling pressure
Na+ - sodium ions
NE - norepinepherine
NLS - non lipid soluable
NMDA - N-methyl-D-aspartate
NO - nitric oxide
NOS - nitric oxide synthase
P - pressure
Pa - arterial pressure
PA - alveolar pressure
Patm - atmospheric pressure
Pc - capillary hydrostatic pressure
Pi - inorganic phosphate
PK-A - protein kinase A
PK-G - protein kinase G
PLC - phospholipase C
Plymph - lymph hydrostatic pressure
Pm - mitochondrial pressure
PNS - parasympathetic nervous system
Ppl - pleural pressure
PRF - prolactin releasing factor
Pt - tissue hydrostatic pressure
PT - transmural pressure
PTC - peritubular capillary
PTH - parathyroid hormone
Pv - venous pressure
Q = flow
r - radius
R - resistance
Ra - arterial resistance
RAP - right atrial pressure
RBF - renal blood flow
Rc - receptor
Rm - membrane receptor
RRP - relative refractory period
Rv - venous resistance
RV - residual volume
SA - sinoatrial
SC - superior colliculus
SER - smooth endoplasmic reticulum
SI - small intestine
SNS - sympathetic nervous system
SR - sarcoplasmic reticulum
SV - stroke volume
TLC - total lung capacity
Tm - transport maximum
TRH - thyropropin releasing hormone
TRP - total peripheral resistance
TSH - thyroid stimulating hormone
VA - alveolar ventilation
VC - vasoconstriction
VDil - vasodilation
VDS - dead space volume
VE - ventilation
VIP - vasoactive intestinal peptide
VLDL - very low density lipoproteins
Vm - membrane potential
VR - venous return
VSM - vascular smooth muscle
VT - tidal volume
5HT - 5-hydroxy tryptomine
πc - capillary osmotic pressure
πt - tissue osmotic pressure

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1. Communication - Principles 3
A. Transport across membranes - endocytosis
B. Transport through membranes
2. phagocytosis
1. pinocytosis
3. Receptor mediated endocytosis
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