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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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2.  Which of the following is the growth hormone that influences body growth and development?
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4.  The thorax is formed by 12 ribs on each side and articulates posteriorly with the thoracic vertebrae.  The first set of ribs are attached to the manubrium, a flat irregular bone atop the the sternum.  The first seven pairs of ribs are called true ribs.  The remaining five pairs are called false ribs because their cartilages do not reach the sternum directly.  The eigth, ninth, and tenth ribs are united by their cartilages and joined to the rib above.  The last two rib pairs, also known as floating ribs, have no cartilaginous attachments to the sternum.
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5.  The __________ is a small, dense, usually spherical body that controls the chemical reactions occuring within the cell.
6.  Which cranial nerve provides the sense of smell?
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7.  Which of the following is NOT one of the functions of the kidneys?
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8.  The female sex hormone estrogen prepares the uterus for the reception and development of the fertilized ovum and maintains the lining during pregnancy.
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9.  Which of the following is a structure in the brain responsible for synthesizing chemicals that are secreted to the pituitary gland to release hormones and to help regulate body temper?
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10.  The islands (islets) of Langerhans contain three types of endocrine cells: ALPHA CELLS - Secrete the hormone glucagon which causes a temporary rise in blood sugar levels. BETA CELLS - Secrete insulin which is essential for carbohydrate metabolism.  It lowers blood sugar levels by increasing tissue utilization of glucose and stimulating the formation and storage of glycogen in the liver. DELTA CELLS - Secrete the hormone somatostatin, which helps regulate carbohydrates by inhibiting the secretion of glucagon.
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12.  Which of the following terms refers to the L-shaped bones located behind the maxillary bones?  They form the posterior section of the hard palate and the floor of the nasal cavity.
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13.  How many pairs of spinal nerves originate from the spinal cord?
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14.  The deltoid muscle raises the arm and has its origin in the clavicle and the spine of the scapula  Its insertion is on the lateral side of the humerus.  It fits like a cap over the shoulder and is a frequent site of intramuscular injections.
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15.  The axial skeleton is composed of which regions of the skeletal system?
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16.  Which of the following is NOT part of the meninges?
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17.  Which of the following terms refers to the self balancing of the body's internal environment?
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18.  The islands (islets) of Langerhans are located in which of the following organs?
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19.  Which of the following properties describes the ability of muscles to respond to a stimulus?
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20.  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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21.  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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22.  The functions of the three major salivary glands are to keep the lining of the mouth moist and to bond with food particles creating a lubricant effect that assists in the swallowing process of food.  They act as a cleaning agent to wash away food particles that accumulate in the mouth and on the teeth. The salivary glands produce two to three pints of saliva daily, which greatly aids in the digestion process.  Enzymes are present in saliva; they act on food and start the breakdown process.  In dentistry, knowing exactly where the saliva glands and ducts are located is important in keeping the mouth dry when performing certain dental procedures.
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23.  The heart is enclosed in a membranous sac known as the exocardium.  The smooth surfaces of the heart and exocardium are lubricated by a serous secretion called exocardial fluid.
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24.  Which of the following terms refers to the lying positino of the body, with the face down?
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25.  The tympanic membrane, or eardrum, is an oval sheet of fibrous epithelial tissue that stretches across the inner end of the external auditory canal.  The eardrum separates the outer and middle ear.  Sound waves cause the tympanic membrane to vibrate, and this vibration transfers the sounds from the external environment to the auditory ossicles.
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