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Bio Engineering

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1. A ____ implant is designed to elicit specific - intended to host responses.

2. The fibrous capsule surrounding a permanent implant is primarily composed of ___ cells and ____ (matrix).

3. In order to produce a blood clot - thrombin cleaves/activates ____ and ____.

4. Addition polymerization is commonly initiated by ___ - atoms that have an unpaired electron.

5. The formation of rust due to corrosion in the body is due to the reaction between these 3 things ____ - ____ - and ____ .

6. ____ is a measurement that characterizes the breadth of the distribution of a polymer's molecular weight.

7. ____ is the process by which cells involved in inflammation internalize and destroy foreign material.

8. The fatigue limit is value of applied stress below which a material will not fail no matter the number of ____ applied.

9. The calculation of a polymer's molecular weight (weight average and number number average) is based upon values for ____ and ___.

10. Higher Molecular weight degrades slower than ____ MW

11. Enzymes (proteins) are not activated only when they are in contact with this type of cells

12. Cell found in the lining of the blood vessels that release heparin and are a part of the negative feedback system.

13. ______ Molecular weight degrades slower than lower MW

14. Cardiac bypass surgery in which a vein from a patient's leg is transplanted to the patient's heart is an example of the us of ____ tissue.

15. Cells that don't proliferate (neurons)

16. Process that makes long fibers (fiber drawing) by forcing a fluid through an oriface.

17. The fatigue limit is the ___ below which the material can withstand an infinite number of cycles without failure.

18. During granulation stage of proliferation - growth factors that produce this ____(answer)_____ that function in degrading fibrin and replacing it with collagen.

19. Are polymer additives used to lower glass transition temperature temperature.

20. Keloid scars forms because disfuntion of

21. Where are the tissue factors found when they're inactivated

22. Collagen ____ is responsible for the gradual gain in mechanical properties of wounded tissue between roughly 4 and 52 weeks post- injury.

23. Classify the following polymers into appropriate families based on their bond structure i.e. the polymer is an example of poly ____.

24. Essentially all metallic biomaterials are ____ - comprised of two or more metals. One of these metals is selected for its ability to support _____ - the formation of a stable oxide layer that resists further corrosion.

25. The glass transition temperature of a poymer at which a polymer transforms from a ____ state to a ___ state.

26. Process of producing new blood vessels due to a lack on oxygen and thus inducing VEGF.

27. A molecular pathway in which the product of each reaction catalyzes the subsequent reaction.

28. Vascular endothelial growth factor is produced in response to ___ and stimulates ___.

29. ____- are polymers that can be repeatedly softened by heating and hardened by cooling.

30. This type of feedback creates

31. This cleaves into fibrinogen which creates fibrin (a sticky enzyme that allows blood to clot)

32. Keloid scars form due to disfunction of ____.

33. ____ describes the ability of a device to function appropriately in the presence of blood.

34. What type of materials are used for photolithography? (substrate is a silicon wafer - built up material is some _____ ____ )

35. Relative to free radical polymerization - condensation polymerization generally produces polymer of relatively ____ molecular weight.

36. Activates tissue factors aka endothelial damage

37. List two chemical characteristics of polymers:

38. Thrombin also activates protein C-- which deactivates earlier factors in the cascade is known as ___ ___.

39. Neutrophils remove bacteria/damaged cell debris from a wound site through the process of ___.

40. Two things needed in the end product of the creation of a scab

41. Mast cells release this

42. Foreign body giants cells are produced by fusion of ___.

43. High conductivity - isotropic - crystalline

44. No healing of damage neurons is the result of ____ cells that are not able to ____.

45. Thrombin activates several upstream factors.

46. A condensation polymerization results with an ester bond between two reactants and this comes off as a result

47. Type of fiber drawing that controls details of a polymer by etching on a microscopic level; thus - controlling mechanical properties as well

48. What types of wound healing results from injury with inflammation?

49. _____ establishes a quantitative relationship between measured output values from an instrument and known standards of what is being measured.

50. Rather than randomly moving - moves in a directed cell migration manner for specific functions.