Anatomy & Physiology B/C

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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

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

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

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

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

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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