what is a punnett square?
A Punnett square is a visual representation of the genetics to see the chances of a child carrying the same genes as one of the parents. You usually put the mom's allele's to the left and the Dad's alleles across the top. Then it is like a multiplication chart - you draw them out. So if mom had TT and dad has Tt then you would end up with TT and Tt for the first two rows and TT and Tt in the bottom two rows, showing that there is a 50% chance for homozygous TT and 50% chance for heterozygous
How Do I get healthy?
Look at your lifestyle , both diet and exercise. If you want, look mentally, emotionally and even financially. See where you need change. Do it. It could mean passing on dessert 3/7 nights or completley cutting out carbs. Being healthy is how you feel your body is at its best. It is recommended that you get 30 min cardio 3x a week
What are the 12 cranial nerves, what do they do and how do I remember them?
Easiest way to remember them is with a saying or mnuemonic. Oh oh to touch and feel Venessa's glossy vinyl and hymns olfactory, optic, oculomotor, trochlear, trigeminal, abducens, facial, vestibulocochlear, glossopharyngeal, vagus, accessory, hypoglossal Olfactory - CN I - sense of smell. Optic CN II - sense of vision - special senses Oculmotor CN III - two branches, inferior and superior to most of the eye muscles, levator palpebrae, inferior rectus, superior rectus, medial rectus, Parasympathetic division on the inferior branch to constrict the eyes Trochlear CN IV - superior oblique muscle Trigeminal CN V - three branches, ophthalamic,(sensory) maxillary (sensory)and mandibular (sensory and muscles of mastication) parasympathetic stimulates nasal drip along maxillary nerve branch and lack of saliva along mandibular branch Abducens VI - Lateral rectus muscle of the eye Facial nerve VII - muscles of expression - several branches (ten zebras bit my cupcake - temporal, zygomatic, buccal, mandibular and cervical) CN VIII vestibulocochlear - hearing and balance nerve CN IX glossopharyngeal - sensation to and motor to pharyngeal muscles and the external tongue muscles CN X Vagus - the wanderer. Does parasympathetic to all digestive organs up to the small intestine. soft palate muscles, and other muscles XI via X CN XI - accessory - spinal portion goes to trapezius and sternocleidomastoid brain portion goes out to various muscles using CN X CN XII - hypoglossal - the muscles beneath the tongue