Hm Book Ch 6: Human Anatomy And Physiology

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1.  The blood vessels of the dermis can dilate to contain a significant portion of the body's blood supply.  This ability, along with the actions of the sweat glands, forms the body's primary temperature-regulating mechanism.
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2.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
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3.  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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4.  The mature ovum gets released into the fallopian tube at what day of the fallopian tube?
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5.  Blood plasma is a clear, slightly alkaline, straw-colored liquid consisting of about what percentage water?
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6.  Which endocrine cells within the islands of Langerhans secrete Glucagon?
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8.  The parotid glands are the largest salivary glands.  They are located in the cheeks and secrete a clear, watery fluid that forms the bulk of saliva.
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9.  Which of the following organs metabolizes fats, carbohydrates, and proteins preparatory to their use or excretion?
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10.  The ethmoid bone is situated in front of the sphenoid bone in the front part of the cranium.  Through small openings in this bone pass nerves to the roof of the mouth that are responsible for sense of smell.
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11.  Which of the following is / are considered the primary female reproductive organ(s)?
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12.  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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13.  Which of the following is NOT a sign or symptom of hyperthyroidism?
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14.  Which of the following statements is FALSE about the liver?
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15.  The male sex hormone, testosterone, is produced in the __________.
16.  What are the two phases of respiration?
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17.  The right atrium receives oxygenated blood from the lungs and pumps it to the right ventricle.
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18.  Which of the following is the opening of the iris?
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19.  Blood is fluid tissue composed of formed elements (i.e. cells) suspended in plasma.  It is pumped by the heart through arteries, capillaries, and veins by all parts of the body.  Total blood volume of the average adult is 5 to 6 liters.
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20.  The large intestine is broken into three parts; ileum, jejunum, and duodenum.
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21.  The innominate bone, commonly known as the hip, is a large, irregular bone composed of three parts: the ilium, ischium, and pubis.  In children these three parts are separate bones, but in adults they are firmly united to form a cuplike structure called the acetabulum, into which the head of the femur fits.
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23.  Which of the following structures carries urine from the body to outside the body?
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24.  Match the epithelial tissue with the organ in which it's most commonly found:
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B. Squamous
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C. Columnar
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25.  Match the anatomical term with its description:
A. Caudal
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C. Distal
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