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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.  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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2.  The femur and humerus are two examples of long bones.
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3.  Which of the following anatomical terms means "towards the front, or along the belly side of the body?"
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4.  The vagina is the primary female reproductive organ.
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5.  Diabetes insipidus is caused by an underproduction of which hormone?
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6.  How many lumbar vertebrae are there in the body?
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7.  Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding the stomach?
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8.  The vagina is a fibromuscular tube capable of great distention. The canal is approximately 7-8 cm long extending from the uterus to the outside. The vaginal orifice is partially closed by a thin membrane of tissue called the hymen.  The wall of the vagina consists of three layers. The inner mucosal layer does not have mucous glands; mucous found in the vagina comes from the glands of the cervix. The middle muscular layer consists mainly of smooth muscles fibers. At the lower end of the vagina is a thin band of smooth muscle that helps close the vaginal opening. The outer fibrous layer consists of dense fibrous connective tissue interlaced with elastic fibers.  These fibers attach the vagina to the surrounding organs.
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9.  The scapula is a triangular bone that lies in the upper part of the back on both sides, between the second and seventh ribs, forming the posterior section of the pectoral girdle.  Its lateral corner forms part of the shoulder joint, articulating with the humerus.
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10.  The eye's rods respond to low intensities of light are are responsible for night vision.  They are located in all areas of the retina, except in which small depression?
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11.  Which of the following terms refers to the movement of the hips and shoulders?
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12.  The vertebral column consists of how many movable vertebrae?
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13.  Leukocyte
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14.  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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15.  Which of the following describes the epiglottis?
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16.  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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17.  Most of the absorption of food occurs in the small intestines, where fingerlike projections (villi) provide a large absorption surface.  After ingestion, it takes 20 minutes to 2 hours for the first portion of the food to pass through the small intestine to the beginning of the large intestine.
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18.  The mature ovum gets released into the fallopian tube at what day of the fallopian tube?
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19.  The islands of Langerhan  are located on the superior surface of each kidney, fitting like a cap. They consist of an outer portion, the cortex, and an inner portion, the medulla.
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20.  Which of the following structures carries urine from the body to outside the body?
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21.  The first section of the small intestine is known as the duodenum.  It is approximately 25 cm (10 inches) long and forms a C-shaped curve around the head of the pancreas, posterior to the liver.  It has enzymes that start the breakdown of foods and receives enzymes from the pancreas that assist in digestion.
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22.  Small muscles known as the arrector muscles fasten to the side of hair follicles and are responsible for the gooseflesh appearance of the skin as a reaction to cold or fear.
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23.  Small muscles known as the follicular muscles fasten to the side of hair follicles and are responsible for the gooseflesh appearance of the skin as a reaction to cold or fear.
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24.  Diffusion is a process during which elements achieve equilibrium by moving from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration.
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25.  Small muscles known as the arrector muscles fasten to the side of hair follicles and are responsible for the gooseflesh appearance of the skin as a reaction to cold or fear.
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