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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby GoofyFoofer » October 24th, 2014, 8:40 pm

YES!!!
Very good! You got exactly what I wanted.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby fantasyfan » October 25th, 2014, 5:46 am

GoofyFoofer wrote:YES!!!
Very good! You got exactly what I wanted.
Your turn!


Yay :D

Explain the dangers of a mother being Rh- and her fetus being Rh+ and explain why usually only the second child is at risk.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby Unome » October 25th, 2014, 12:26 pm

Ha, Heredity!
When the mother is Rh- & the child is Rh+, the Rh antigens produced by the mother may cross the placenta. When the second fetus is also Rh+, the antigens are already formed, so they are much more likely to attack the fetus (risk increases with successive children).
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby fantasyfan » October 25th, 2014, 12:37 pm

Unome wrote:
Ha, Heredity!
When the mother is Rh- & the child is Rh+, the Rh antigens produced by the mother may cross the placenta. When the second fetus is also Rh+, the antigens are already formed, so they are much more likely to attack the fetus (risk increases with successive children).


Exactly!
Also would've liked a mention of how the blood of the fetus and the mother have a much higher chance of mixing during delivery than during the pregnancy, so after the first birth the danger would skyrocket.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby Unome » October 26th, 2014, 7:42 am

Oh, that's something I didn't know about that. I'll have to add that to reference :)
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby fantasyfan » October 26th, 2014, 8:26 am

Unome wrote:Oh, that's something I didn't know about that. I'll have to add that to reference :)

You need to ask a question :)
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby Unome » October 26th, 2014, 8:41 am

Oh yeah...
What is the role of prostaglandins in inflammation?
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby GoofyFoofer » November 5th, 2014, 4:11 pm

answer
Prostaglandins increase blood flow, and chemotaxis.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby Unome » November 6th, 2014, 4:16 am

Correct! Your turn.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby GoofyFoofer » November 6th, 2014, 7:14 am

Ok.
Give a brief description of the 4 types of burns.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby Unome » November 6th, 2014, 1:53 pm

Lol, might as well reply again...
1st degree: Epidermis is destroyed, usually appears as reddened skin and painful; 2nd degree: Epidermis and partial or total dermis destruction, forms blisters in skin; 3rd degree: destroyed down through subcutaneous adipose tissue, usually appears black, often fatal; 4th degree:, burns down to organs and/or bones, almost always fatal.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby GoofyFoofer » November 6th, 2014, 6:21 pm

Unome wrote:
Lol, might as well reply again...
1st degree: Epidermis is destroyed, usually appears as reddened skin and painful; 2nd degree: Epidermis and partial or total dermis destruction, forms blisters in skin; 3rd degree: destroyed down through subcutaneous adipose tissue, usually appears black, often fatal; 4th degree:, burns down to organs and/or bones, almost always fatal.

Correct, Unome!
There is just one detail I'd like to add to 3rd degree burns, which is that nerves are destroyed.
But yeah, other than that, good answer!
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby Unome » November 23rd, 2014, 3:23 pm

Completely forgot about this... What enzyme is responsible for the destruction of corneodesmosomes in the stratum corneum, resulting in desquamation?
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby hmath729 » November 29th, 2014, 6:37 am

Aren't there two?
1. Stratum Corneum chymotryptic enzyme
2. " " tryptic enzyme
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Postby Unome » November 29th, 2014, 12:38 pm

Correct, your turn. (I probably should have worded my question differently, but your answer/answers are both correct)
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