Special Sub-Topic: Name That System!
|What system does verucca vulgaris occur in?|
integumentary system. Verucca vulgaris is the fancy name for a wart.
|Which system do Leydig cells belong to?|
male reproductive system. Leydig cells are found in the male testes and their function is to secrete androgens (male hormones).
|If someone has hyaline membrane disease, which system is being affected?|
respiratory system. Hyaline membrane disease is also called respiratory distress syndrome. It occurs mainly in premature babies as they do not have enough surfactant to help open the alveoli in the lungs.
|Which system do theca (theca of follicle) cells belong to?|
female reproductive system. The theca cells produce some of the androgens (male hormones) in females.
|Which system do glial cells belong to?|
nervous system. Glial cells provide support and protection of the neurons in the brain. They also outnumber the neurons.
|Which system does Ewing's sarcoma occur in?|
skeletal system. Ewing's sarcoma is the malignant tumor of the bones that is most common in young adults, particularly young boys.
|When someone has Wilm's tumor, which system is being affected?|
urinary system. Wilm's tumor is a malignant tumor of the kidney in childhood.
|Which system does gout occur in?|
skeletal system. Gout is a form of arthritis that is caused by the accumulation of too much uric acid in one place. The most common place for this disease is the metatarsal joint of the big toe.
|The condition, Tetralogy of Fallot, occurs in which system?|
cardiovascular system. Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital disorder characterized by four malformations within the heart.
|When virilism appears, which system is being affected?|
endocrine system. Virilism appears as excess hair growth and development of male secondary sexual characteristics in females. This is due to a tumor on the adrenal glands.
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