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1

What mediators are associated with the pain response?

Substance P, bradykinin, and prostaglandins

2

_______ is the pregnancy test done on almost all women of child-bearing age.

Beta-hCG

3

Biliary tract disease and alcoholism account for ______ percent of pancreatitis.

80

4

What are the four main predisposing factors for cholelithiasis?

Fat, Female, Fertile, and Forty

5

Define cachetic.

(adj.) the state of being malnourished and emaciated; being malnourished due to chronic illness

6

Describe the anatomical orientation of the central veins and hepatic triads.

The hepatic triads (hepatic arteries, portal veins, and bile ducts) surround central veins in a hexagonal orientation, with three triads surround one central vein.

7

Which zone is closet to the central veins? To the triads?

3 is closest to the centra veins; 1 is closest to the triads.

8

What are the histologic changes seen in cirrhosis?

Fibrosis, regenerative nodules, and altered architecture/blood flow

9

In a myocardial infarction, the nuclei of cardiac myocytes are often _______.

enlarged or missing

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