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quiz 2
Data collection, statistical analysis cell size v. diffusion
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Physiology
06/26/2013

## Additional Physiology Flashcards

Term
 Natural Variation
Definition
 Irregularity must be recognizeed as a fact of life in making physiologcal measurements
Term
 Mean   [image]
Definition
 The average value of a set of data   sum of values of data/ number of values of data   A/n
Term
 Range
Definition
 the arithmatic differenece between the lowest and highest values in the group
Term
 MODE
Definition
 the value that occurs most frequentin the group of measurements
Term
 MEDIAN
Definition
 the data point in the middleof the data set when the data are put in numerical order
Term
 STANDARD DEVIATION
Definition
 Gives a relative indicationof the dispertion of the data from the mean
Term
 CONFIDENCE LIMITS
Definition
 (SD)*1.96 (95%)   +/- MEAN
Term
 VARIANCE
Definition
 The average of the squared differences from the Mean.
Term
 TWO SAMPLE T TEST
Definition
 Comparing two means of two related groups. Significant difference between the two means
Term
 TOTAL MAGNIFICATION
Definition
 (magnification by ocular lens) multiply (magnification of objective lens)
Term
 DEPTH OF FEILD
Definition
 the distance between the nearest and farthest objects in a scene
Term
 FEILD OF VIEW/ FEILD DIAMETER
Definition
 The diameter of the field of an optical light microscope is the field number, which is the diameter of the field view in mm measured at the intermediate image plane [image]
Term
 RESOLUTION
Definition
 the amount of detail you can see in an image.
Term
 GRAPHS
Definition
 bar graphs compare data in a simple format consisting of rectangular bars. line graphs plotted peaks and dips on the grid allow you to monitor and compare improvement and decline. a pie chart is a popular form of data comparison, consisting of a circle that is split into parts.
Term
 INDEPENDANT VARIABLE
Definition
 A variable (often denoted by x) whose variation does not depend on that of another. CONTROLLED
Term
 DEPENDANT VARIABLE
Definition
 A variable (often denoted by y) whose value depends on that of another. MEASURED
Term
 RATE
Definition
 Δ/TIME
Term
 SURFACE AREA
Definition
 L*W*# of sides
Term
 VOLUME
Definition
 L*W*H
Term
 DIFFUSION
Definition
 particles moving from a higher concentration area to a lower concentration area
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