<< Chapter < Page Chapter >> Page >
  • Card 8 / 19:
    How does the administration of 100 percent oxygen save a patient from carbon monoxide poisoning? Why wouldn’t giving carbon dioxide work?

    Carbon monoxide has a higher affinity for hemoglobin than oxygen. This means that carbon monoxide will preferentially bind to hemoglobin over oxygen. Administration of 100 percent oxygen is an effective therapy because at that concentration, oxygen will displace the carbon monoxide from the hemoglobin.

  • Keyboard Shortcuts

    Previous Card ← Previous Card Button
    Next Card → Next Card Button
    Flip Card // Return / Space

Questions & Answers

Describes larmack theory
Mayiik Reply
Mention five modes of nutrition in ecology
Mayiik
Saprophytic
Evans
what is biology
Imisi Reply
Biology is the study of life
Aisha
Yea
Mayiik
what is insulin and where is it found in the body
Cecilia Reply
An illustration of the negative feedback mechanism in homeostasis
Cecilia
How we know
Nhial
That is not the meaning
Mayiik
factor that affect the diffusion of substance
Nwafor Reply
Explain the specialized functions of the organs involved in processing food in the body
Brah Reply
none
Emmanuel
Processing food involves ingestion eating, digestion mechanical and enzymatic breakdown of large molecules, absorption cellular uptake of nutrients, and elimination removal of undigested waste as feces. Many organs work together to digest food and absorb nutrients.
Timileyin
biology is the study of life
Evelyn Reply
introduction of biology
Alison Reply
what is biology
Alison
biology is the scientific study of life
Gloria
what are limit factors of photosynthesis
Mpolokeng Reply
what are limit factors of photosynthesis
Friday
Light intensity Carbon dioxide Temperature
Timileyin
what is virus
Chidimmma
what is a cell
Veronica Reply
are building blocks of the body
Mercy
cell is a smalles unit of life
Joeflexy
Cell is the basic ,structural and functional unit of life
ANGELINA
cell is the microscopic unit makes up an organ
Lance
why do phosphate group attaches to the protein?
Abel Reply
what are enzymes?
Reiah Reply
enzymes are chemical substances that speed up the rate of chemical reactions
Favour
yes it is still available
hashim
This are chemical compound that speed up the digestion of food
Mayiik
why don't we have humans clones?
Mvelo Reply
Why does water moves through membrane in osmosis
Ananiya Reply
Due to the rate of transpiration
Mayiik
factors which don't determine permanently of a substance
Yabe Reply
factors which determine permanently of a substance
Yabe
what is tropism
Njikam
which is surrounded by two phospholipid bilayer?
Tsion Reply
which is not structural lipids in the membrane?A ,phospolipids B,cholestrol C,glycolipid D,glycoprotein
Tsion
d
DAGIM

Get Jobilize Job Search Mobile App in your pocket Now!

Get it on Google Play Download on the App Store Now




Source:  OpenStax, Biology. OpenStax CNX. Feb 29, 2016 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11448/1.10
Flash Cards plugin by Curtis Blackwell github.com/curtisblackwell/flash_cards
Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google Inc.

Notification Switch

Would you like to follow the 'Biology' conversation and receive update notifications?

Ask