Physiology Archive

Translocation in the Phloem

SURVIVAL ON LAND POSES SOME SERIOUS CHALLENGES to ter-restrial plants, foremost of which is the need to acquire and retain water. In response to these environmental pressures, plants evolved roots and leaves. Roots anchor the plant and absorb water and nutrients; leaves absorb …

Information About Human Physiology

The largest gland of the body: Liver The largest organ of the body: Skin The longest bone of the body: Femur The total number of bones in the body: 206 The hardest bone of the body: Tooth The smallest bone of the body: Stapes Total number …