• anonymous
Can someone help me with this HW??? . A doctor is at work taking care of sick patients. She spends a few minutes trying to figure out why a particular patient is sick. She taps the patient's knee to test his reflexes. While she is examining him, the patient coughs on her. a) Describe the function of the skeletomuscular system in this situation. b) Describe the function of the circulatory and respiratory systems in this situation. c) Describe the function of the immune system in this situation. d) Describe the function of the nervous system in this situation.
AP Bio
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  • BioEpic
Well, I know that for D the nervous system controls reflexes - the action potential travels to the spine and then a reflex occurs. For A, muscles in your thigh contract to jerk the knee forward. Idk about the other two.

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