Flashcards in Unit 6 - Chemistry of the Body - Part 2 Deck (32)
What is the place where an enzyme and a substrate come together?
What is the name for cells that are used for blood clotting?
What is the of cells that transports oxygen to the parts of the body?
Red blood cells
What is the term for the maintenance of a chemical balance in your body?
What is the name of the scale that is used to determine if a substance is an acid or a base?
What is the term for the nixing of an acid and a base?
What is a condition in which the lungs fail to expel enough carbon dioxide causing a buildup of carbonic acid?
What is used to determine the pH of various substances?
What the the name of an enzyme in your salvia?
What are the kind of cells that provide your body immunity and kill micro-organisms and bacteria?
White Blood cells
What is the biological catalysts that speed up the reaction without being a part of the reaction themselves?
What states that a gas will dissolve into and out of a liquid in direct relation to the pressure difference?
What is the term for a solution that can neutralize an acid or a base?
What is the term for the pH in the body rising above 7.4?
What is the end product of neutralization?
List 3 common indicators
Give three examples of a common base?
List 3 examples of a common acid
On the pH Scale - - an acid is LESS than what number?
What states that gas will dissolve into and out of a liquid in direct relation to the pressure difference?
CO2 O2 and pH are all controlled to to keep the body in what?
Where can harmful bacteria come from?
What is the most abundant element in the body?
What is a side effect of mild acidosis?
What condition occurs if the lungs fail to expel enough carbon dioxide?
What are the kidneys used for in the body?
What three things help maintain the body pH?
What causes the air to move in the body?
What did chemists invent to promote the recovery after viruses have invaded our bodies?