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 cranial nerves is responsible for vision?
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2.  Which of the following is NOT one of the secondary male sexual characteristics?
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3.  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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4.  Where is the trigone located?
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5.  Circulation and respiration are controlled primarily by the __________ __________(2 words), located near the center of the brain.
6.  Which of the following parts of the hip forms the outer prominence used as a landmark by Medical Officers and IDCs?
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7.  The antidiuretic hormone, ADH, promotes the conservation of water by the kidney.  ADH stimulates contraction of muscles in the wall of small arteries thus increasing blood pressure by retaining fluids in the vasculature.  When ADH is not produced in adequate amounts, the daily urine volume increases to 10 to 15 liters instead of the normal 1.5 liters.  This condition is known as diabetes insipidus.
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8.  Which term refers to the thin outer membrane surrounding the bone?
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9.  The taste buds are located in the tongue.  The sensation of taste is limited to sour, sweet, bitter, savory, and salty.  It does not matter where on the tongue an object is placed; it can detect different tastes everywhere on the tongue.
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10.  Which term below refers to a muscle's ability to respond to a stimulus?
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11.  Which of the following is an example of a long bone?
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12.  There are one million nephrons in each kidney.
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13.  Fertilization of an ovum normally takes place in the __________ __________(2 words).
14.  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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15.  The term "_________" refers to a disease that is characterized by delayed clotting of the blood and consequent difficulty in controlling hemorrhages.
16.  The cerebellum is concerned chiefly with bringing balance, harmony, and coordination to the motions initiated by the cerebrum.
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17.  The tricuspid valve is on the right side of the heart, between the right atrium and the right ventricle.
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The cardiac cycle is coordinated by specialized tissues that initiate and distribute electrical impulses.  The contractions of the heart are stimulated and maintained by the sinoatrial node, commonly known as the pacemaker of the heart. The SA node is an elongated mass of specialized muscle tissue located in the upper part of the right atrium.  The SA node sets off cardiac impulses, causing both atria to contract simultaneously.  The normal heart rate, or number of contractions, is about 80 beats per minute.
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19.  Which vein crosses the anterior surface of the elbow and is the vein most commonly used for venipuncture?
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20.  Match the anatomical term with its description:
A. Caudal
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B. Supine
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C. Distal
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D. Prone
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E. Proximal
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21.  Which of the following statements regarding the bones of the face and skull is FALSE?
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22.  What is the male gonad?
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23.  Insufficient production of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) leads to which of the following conditions?
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24.  When ADH (antidiuretic hormone) is not produced in adequate amounts, the daily urine volume increases from about 1.5 liters per day to over 10 or 15 liters.  Thsi condition is known as diabetes insipidus.
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25.  Where is the male hormone testosterone produced?
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