Hm Book Ch 6: Human Anatomy And Physiology

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1.  Actin and myosin are two protein substances involved in what?
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4.  Which of the following bones is siutated in front of the sphenoid bon in the front part of the cranium?  Through small openings in this bone pass nerves to the roof of the mouth that are responsible for the sense of smell.
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5.  An overproduction of thyroxin after the growth years causes acromegaly, which is characterized by the development of abnormally large hands, feet, and jaw.
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7.  The zygomatic bones are responsible for the prominence of the cheeks.  The zygomatic bones serve as part of the posterior section of the hard palate and the floor of the nasal cavity.
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8.  Which of the following is NOT one of the three parts of the small intestine?
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9.  The female sex hormone progesterone prepares the uterus for the reception and development of the fertilized ovum and maintains the lining during pregnancy.
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10.  The bulbourethral glands are two pea-sized glands located below the prostate, are also known as what?
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11.  Which of the following is NOT one of the functions of the kidneys?
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12.  The sternocleidomastoid muscles are located on both sides of the neck.  Acting individually, these muscles rotate the head left or right.  Acting together, they bend the head toward the chest.  The sternocleidomastoid muscle originates in the sternum and clavicle and is inserted in the mastoid process of the temporal bone.  When this muscle becomes damaged, the result is a common condition known as "stiff neck."
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13.  The maxillary bones form the upper jaw, the anterior roof of the mouth, the floors of the orbits, and sides and floor of the nasal cavity.
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14.  Somatostatin is secreted by which of the following cells found within the islands (islets) of Langerhans in the pancreas?
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15.  The sphenoid bone forms the back part of the skull and the base of the cranium.  It joins with the parietal and temporal bones.  In the center, underside (inferior) portion of the cranium, there is a large opening called the foramen magnum through which never fibers from the brain pass and enter into the spinal cord.
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16.  Where is the trigone located?
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17.  The epidermis is the outer skin layer.  It is made up of tough, flat, scale-like epithelial cells.  The five sub-layers or strata of epidermal have been identified, and, listed from superficial to deep are:      Stratum corneum      Stratum lucidum (not always present)      Stratum granulosum      Stratum spinosum      Stratum basale
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18.  Regarding the anatomy and physiology of the eye, the term "refraction" is the deflection or bending of light rays that results when light passes through substances of varying densities in the eye (cornea, aqueous humor, lens, and vitreous humor). 
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19.  The phrenic nerve plays a major role in what body function?
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20.  Which of the following structures drains urine from the kidneys into the bladder?
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21.  The swallowing of food is known as deglutition.  It is divided into the following three phases: Phase one:  The collection and swallowing of masticated food. Phase two:  Passage of food through the pharynx into the beginning of the esophagus. Phase three:  The passage of food into the stomach.
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23.  Which of the following is NOT located in the anterior chamber of the anterior cavity of the eye?
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24.  Which of the following muscles is the longest muscle in the body?
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25.  The occipital bone forms the back part of the skull and the base of the cranium.  It joins with the parietal and temporal bones.  In the center, underside (inferior) portion of the cranium, there is a large opening called the foramen magnum through which never fibers from the brain pass and enter into the spinal cord.
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