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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 is the innermost layer of the eye?
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2.  Which of the following terms refers to the process by which the lens of the eye increases or decreases its curvature to refract light rays into focus on the fovea centralis?
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3.  Match the anatomical term with its description:
A. Superior
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B. Lateral recumbent
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C. Proximal
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D. Ventral
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E. Peripheral
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5.  Which of the following is the longest muscle in the body, extending diagonally across the front of the thigh from its origin at the ilium, down to its insertion near the tuberosity of the tibia?
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6.  Which of the following statements regarding the thorax is FALSE?
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7.  Which type of tissue consists of a meshwork of thin fibers that interlace in all directions, giving the tissue both elasticity and tensile strength?
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8.  Which of the following structures carries urine from the body to outside the body?
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9.  Most food absorption takes place in the large intestine.
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10.  The secretion of digestive fluids and the absorption of digested foods and liquids is the chief function of which tissue?
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11.  In the digestive system, the chief function of the columnar tissue is the secretion of digestive fluids and the absorption of nutrients from digested foods.
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12.  Which of the following anatomical terms means "nearest to the point of origin or towards the trunk?"
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13.  Which of the following are thin, microscopic air sacs found within the lungs?
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14.  Which term refers to the large solid segment of the vertebrae?
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15.  Which of the following is the largest gland in the body?
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16.  There are 31 pairs of spinal nerves that originate from the spinal cord.  Although the spinal nerves are not named individually, they are grouped according to the level from which they arise, and each nerve is numbered in sequence.  Thus, there are 8 pairs of cervical nerves, 12 pairs of thoracic nerves, 5 pairs of lumbar nerves, and 1 pair of coccygeal nerves.
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17.  The Trigeminal Nerve governs the sensation of the forehead and face, as well as the clenching of the jaw.  It also supplies the muscle of the ear (tensor tympani) necessary for normal hearing.
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18.  Dilation of the pupil, a muscluar response of the iris, normally occurs as a result of what?
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20.  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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22.  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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23.  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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24.  Blood of the average woman contains approximately 4.5 million red cells per cubic millimeter.
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