Exam 2

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1.  Changes in the central nervous system that accompany aging include
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2.  Which of the following best describes the term sarcoplasmic reticulum?
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3.  Which of these hormones increases production of red blood cells?
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4.  Which of the following is NOT a muscle of the rotator cuff?
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5.  The general senses
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6.  Muscle fibers differ from "typical cells" in that muscle fibers
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7.  The type of contracting in which the muscle fibers do not shorten is called
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8.  The most common lever systems in the body are those that have the applied force between the fulcrum and the load.  These are called ________ levers.
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9.  Peripheral adaptation __________ the number of action potentials that reach the CNS.
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10.  The pituitary hormone that stimulates milk production by the mammary glands is
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11.  A receptor that contains many mechanically gated ion channels would function best as a
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12.  A hormone that can lower blood levels of calcium ion is
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13.  Long-term memories that are with you for a lifetime are called
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14.  The dense layer of connective tissue that surrounds an entire skeletal muscle is the
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15.  The hypothalamus controls secretion by the adenohypophysis by
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16.  Which of the following best describes the term sarcomere?
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17.  The statement "it initiates contraction of urinary bladder smooth muscle" is
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18.  Pain is to _________ as cold is to _________ .
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19.  All of the following are true of steroid hormones, EXCEPT that they
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20.  A muscle producing tension that peaks and falls at intermediate stimulus rates is said to be in
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21.  Thyroid hormone contains the element
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22.  Each of the following effects is associated with the action of postganglionic sympathetic fibers, EXCEPT
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23.  The type of muscle fiber that is most resistant to fatigue is the _________ fiber.
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24.  The ________ division of the autonomic nervous system is said to function during "rest and digest"
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25.  All of the following are true of the nervous system, EXCEPT that it doesn't
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26.  Muscles that guard entrances and exits of internal passageways are ______ muscles.
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27.  Which of the following is essential for memory consolidation?
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28.  Parasympathetic stimulation
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29.  Cross-bridges are portions of 
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30.  The sympathetic division of the ANS is also known as which of the following?
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31.  Which of the following statements is INCORRECT?
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32.  Your uncle was just diagnosed with a heart attack.  one of his major symptoms is left arm pain.  You are not surprised because you are familiar with the phenomenon of
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33.  A single motor neuron together with all the muscle fibers it innervates is called
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34.  When blood glucose levels fall,
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35.  When a catecholamine or peptide hormone binds to receptors on the surface of a cell, the
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36.  Mechanoreceptors that respond to changes in blood pressure are called
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37.  The term general senses refers to sensitivity to all of the following, EXCEPT
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38.  The names of the muscles can indicate all of the following EXCEPT
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39.  Neurons of the supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei of the hypothalamus manufacture
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40.  Receptors that monitor the position of joints belong to the category called
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