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Hm Book Ch 6: Human Anatomy And Physiology

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HM Book Ch 6: Human Anatomy and Physiology
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1.  Which of the following organs stores blood, glycogen, vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin B-12, and iron?
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2.  Blood of the average man contains how many red cells per cubic millimeter?
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3.  What structure(s) of the inner ear provide(s) neural stimuli used to maintain equilibrium?
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4.  Metabolism is the process of absorption, storage, and use of digested foods for body growth, maintenance, and repair.
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5.  Which of the following muscles are a broad, trapezium-shaped pair of muscles on the upper back, which raise or lower the shoulders?  They cover approximately one-third of the back.  They originate in a large area which includes the 12 thoracic vertebrae, the seventh cervical vertebra, and the occipital bone.  They have their insertion in the clavicle and scapula.
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6.  Which of the following is a small tube that connects the epididymis and ejaculatory duct?  It can be palpated through the scrotal sac as a a smooth movable cord. It ascends as part of the spermatic cord through the inguinal canal of the lower abdominal wall into the pelvic cavity and transmits the sperm to the ejaculatory ducts. The sperm can stay here up to a month without any loss of fertility depending upon sexual activity.
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7.  The latissimus dorsi muscles are a broad, trapezium-shaped pair of muscles on the upper back, which raise or lower the shoulders?  They cover approximately one-third of the back.  They originate in a large area which includes the 12 thoracic vertebrae, the seventh cervical vertebra, and the occipital bone.  They have their insertion in the clavicle and scapula.
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8.  Sperm can stay inside of the vas deferens for how long without any loss of motility?
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9.  The vas deferens is a small tube that connects the epididymis and ejaculatory duct. It can be palpated through the scrotal sac as a a smooth movable cord. It ascends as part of the spermatic cord through the inguinal canal of the lower abdominal wall into the pelvic cavity and transmits the sperm to the ejaculatory ducts. The sperm can stay here up to a month without any loss of fertility depending upon sexual activity.
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10.  How many pairs of spinal nerves originate from the spinal cord?
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11.  The phrenic nerve plays a major role in what body function?
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12.  Which of the following organs metabolizes fats, carbohydrates, and proteins preparatory to their use or excretion?
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13.  Where is the male hormone testosterone produced?
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14.  Which endocrine cells within the islands of Langerhans secrete Glucagon?
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15.  Glucagon is secreted by which of the following cells found within the islands (islets) of Langerhans in the pancreas?
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16.  The heart is enclosed in a membranous sac known as the pericardium.  The smooth surfaces of the heart and pericardium are lubricated by a serous secretion called pericardial fluid. 
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17.  What is the average blood pressure for young adults?
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18.  The lungs, when filled to capacity, hold about 6,200ml of air, but only 500ml of air is exchanged with each normal respiration.  What is the term used to refer to this exchanged air?
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19.  The two parietal bones are located behind the frontal bone.  These bones form the greater part of the right and left sides and the roof of the skull.  They each have four bordrs and are shaped like a curved plate.
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20.  Secretions from the seminal vesicles make up what percentage of total semen volume?
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21.  Vertebrae, the mandible, and the pelvic bones are classified as which type of bone?
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22.  Which of the following imaginary lines divides the body into right and left halves on its vertical axis?
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23.  Match the term with its description below
A. Tricuspid valve
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B. Bicuspid valve
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C. Aortic valve
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D. Pulmonary valve
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24.  When the cells of the islets of Langerhans (located in the pancreas) are destroyed or stop functioning, the sugar absorbed from the intestine remains in the blood and excess sugar is excreted by the kidneys into the urine. This condition is called diabetes mellitus, or sugar diabetes. Insulin, a synthetic hormone, is given to patients having this disease as part of their ongoing treatment.
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25.  Which of the following is the middle layer of the eye?  It is a highly vascular, pigmented tissue that provides nourishment to the inner structures.
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