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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 terms refers to the second of the seven cervical vertebrae?
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2.  There are seven cervical vertebrae in the neck.  The first is called the atlas and resembles a bony ring.  It supports the head.  The second is the high specialized axis.  It has a bony prominence that fits into the ring of the atlas, thus permitting the head to rotate from side to side.  The atlas and the axis are the only named vertebrae in the cervical section, all the others are numbered.
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3.  The chemical action of muscle fibers consist of two stages: In the contraction stage, actin and myosin react to provide energy through the breakdown of glycogen into lactic acid.  In the recover stage, oxygen reacts with lactic acid to release carbon dioxide and water.
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4.  There are seven cervical vertebrae in the neck.  The first is called the atlas and resembles a bony ring.  It supports the head.  The second is the highly specialized axis.  It has a bony prominence that fits into the ring of the atlas, thus permitting the head to rotate from side to side.  The atlas and the axis are the only named vertebrae; all others are numbered. Each cervical vertebrae has a transverse (or intervertebral foramen) to allow passage of nerves, the vertebral artery, and a vein.  The seventh cervical vertebare has a prominent projection that can easily be felt at the bottom of the neck making it possible for Medical Officers and IDCs to count and indentify the vertebrae above and below it.
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5.  Glucagon is secreted by which of the following cells found within the islands (islets) of Langerhans in the pancreas? HM Manual 14295B, page 6-86
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6.  Which of the following parts of the heart spread from the interventricular septum into the papillary muscles, which project inward from the ventricular walls?  As the cardiac impulse passes through these fibers, these fibers in turn stimulate the cardiac muscle of the ventricles
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7.  Metabolism is the process of absorption, storage, and use of digested foods for body growth, maintenance, and repair.
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8.  The vagina is the primary female reproductive organ.
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10.  Blood of the average man contains how many red cells per cubic millimeter?
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11.  There are 12 vertebrae in the thoracic region.  The thoracic vertebrae articulate with the posterior portion of the 12 ribs to form the posterior wall of the thoracic region (chest) or rib cage.
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12.  Columnar epithelial cells are longer than they are wide.  They are composed of a single layer of cells whose nuclei are located at the same level as the nuclei in their neighboring cells.  Columnar epithelial cells can be found in the linings of the uterus, in various organs of the digestive system, and in the passages of the respiratory system.
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13.  Match the bone with its common name:
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15.  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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16.  The left atrium receives oxygenated blood from the lungs and pumps it to the left ventricle.
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17.  The skull consists of 28 bones, 22 of which form the framework of the head and provide protection for the brain, eyes, and ears.
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18.  Estrogens are produced in which of the following organs?
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19.  Which of the following statements is FALSE about the liver?
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20.  Which of the following structures drains urine from the kidneys into the bladder?
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21.  There are 18 vertebrae in the thoracic region.  The thoracic vertebrae articulate with the posterior portion of the 18 ribs to form the posterior wall of the thoracic region (chest) or rib cage.
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22.  The lining tissue of the body is called epithelium.  It forms the free surface of the skin as well as the lining of the blood vessels, respiratory system, digestive system, and urinary tracts.
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23.  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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24.  The diaphysis is the elongated, cylindrical portion (or "shaft") of the bone that is between the epiphyses (or end) of the bone.
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25.  What is the function of the heart's interventricular septum?
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