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1.  Hip and shoulder joints are examples of synovial joints that offer the greates range of motion and are commonly know as...
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B.
C.
D.
2.  Muscle cell that consumes very little energy
A.
B.
C.
3.  Muscle cell which its many nuclei are located near the periphery of the cell
A.
B.
C.
4.  The fibrous membrane covering bone that is the bone's life support system is called the intraosteum.
A.
B.
5.  Which of the following is the main muscle of respiration?
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  What is the theory that explains how filaments within the sarcomere slide past each other in order to create a change in muscle length?
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  Which is a skeletal muscle's contractile unit?
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B.
C.
D.
8.  Which of the following best describes the amount of blood ejected from the left ventricle during each contraction?
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B.
C.
D.
9.  The Greek root derm- means... 
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B.
C.
D.
10.  Respiration in which oxygen diffuses from the air inside the alveoli across the alveolar walls into the blood capillaries
A.
B.
11.  Muscle cell that contains one oval-shaped nucleus
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B.
C.
12.  One of the functions of the skeletal system is to restore vital minerals. 
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B.
13.  Small, round bones embedded in tendons are classified as which of the following categories?
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B.
C.
D.
14.  The two girdles in the axial skeleton are the shoulder girdle and the pelvic girdle. 
A.
B.
15.  Olfaction refers to which sense?
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B.
C.
D.
16.  Muscle cell shaped like "Y" of "H"
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B.
C.
17.  Muscle cell that contains bands of red and white material, causing it to appear striated
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B.
C.
18.  Which is the only artery that transports deoxygenated blood?
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B.
C.
D.
19.  Minute vascular canals running longitudinally down the bone are the...
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B.
C.
D.
20.  Medial or inward rotation of the forearm is called... 
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B.
C.
D.
21.  Which of the following best describes a muscular ring used to regulate movement of materials from one compartment of the gastrointestinal tract to another?
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  Movements that mix and propel food through the alimentary canal are called...
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  What is the fundamental unit of all living organisms?
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B.
C.
D.
24.  The shape of this muscle cell allows them to fit together and create the spherical shape of a hollow organ
A.
B.
C.
25.  When oriented away from the midline of the body, we refer to it as...
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B.
C.
D.
26.  The plane that divides the body into superior and inferior halves is the... 
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B.
C.
D.
27.  Which cells produce mocus?
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B.
C.
D.
28.  Respiration in which carbon dioxide diffuses from the cells into the bloodstream
A.
B.
29.  Circular movemnt created when a bone moves around its own central axis is called... 
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  What is the muscular tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach by piercing the diaphragm?
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B.
C.
D.
31.  The skeletal system is composed of bones, cartilage, ligaments and joints.
A.
B.
32.  Respiration that occurs in the lungs 
A.
B.
33.  Pumps blood through the pulmonary trunk and into the pulmonary arteries
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  Respiration in which gas exchange between the blood and the air in the alveoli take place
A.
B.
35.  Delivers blood to the right ventricle
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  Which are pouch-like structures in the skin from which hair grows?
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B.
C.
D.
37.  ________ describes the armpit region. Blank is... 
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B.
C.
D.
38.  Muscle cell adapted for long, sustained contractions
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B.
C.
39.  What are the two ends of a long bone?
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B.
C.
D.
40.  The two regions of the skeleton are the axial and the appendicular skeleton. 
A.
B.
41.  Respiration in which oxygen diffuses from the blood into the cells
A.
B.
42.  Which of the following is a J-shaped organ bound at bond ends by sphincters?
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  Delivers blood into the left ventricle
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  The oral cavity includes which of the following groups?
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B.
C.
D.
45.  Respiration that is also referred to as pulmonary respiration 
A.
B.
46.  Which portion of the colon continues from the cecum up the lower right abdomen?
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B.
C.
D.
47.  Muscle cell that is spindle shaped (pointed at both ends)
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B.
C.
48.  If you were to assume the anatomical position, you would do which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
49.  What is a ball-like, masticated lump of food once swallowed?
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B.
C.
D.
50.  Which of the following systems of canals connects to Haversian canals and runs horizontally through bone?
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B.
C.
D.
51.  Where are blood cells formed primarily?
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B.
C.
D.
52.  Which ABO blood type is called the universal recipient?
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B.
C.
D.
53.  Which valve lies between the left ventricle and the aorta?
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B.
C.
D.
54.  Which of the following cells gives color to the skin and serves to decrease the amount of ultraviolet light that can penetrate into deeper layers of the skin?
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B.
C.
D.
55.  The hollow space within the center of the diaphysis is...
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B.
C.
D.
56.  Which of the following is the thin myofilament?
A.
B.
C.
D.
57.  What percentage of blood is plasma?
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B.
C.
D.
58.  Where are the vocal cords located?
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B.
C.
D.
59.  Muscle cell that forms the walls of hollow organs and tubes, such as the stomach, bladder, uterus, and blood vessels.
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B.
C.
60.  Which of the following is in the proper order from least complex to most complex?
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B.
C.
D.
61.  Receives blood from the superior and inferior vena canae and the coronary sinus
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B.
C.
D.
62.  Which are the two ends of a sarcomere?
A.
B.
C.
D.
63.  Respiration that is also referred to as tissue respiration
A.
B.
64.  Which of the following are the superior hollow heart chambers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
65.  What is the long cylindrical shaft of the bone?
A.
B.
C.
D.
66.  Elevation of the medial edge of the foot so that the sole is turned inward (or medially) is called...
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B.
C.
D.
67.  Muscle cell that is also known as voluntary muscle or striated
A.
B.
C.
68.  Muscle cell that is multinucleated
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B.
C.
69.  Which of the following quadrants contains the liver?
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B.
C.
D.
70.  Receives blood from all parts of the body except the lungs 
A.
B.
C.
D.
71.  Pumps blood into the aorta
A.
B.
C.
D.
72.  What is the process of orally taking materials into the body such as food, liquids, and oral medications?
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B.
C.
D.
73.  What is the process of eliminating indigestible or unabsorbed material from the body?
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B.
C.
D.
74.  Muscle cell that contain intercalated disks between each muscle cell
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B.
C.
75.  Which of the following is the term used to describe the opposing muscle that relaxes and stretches or eccentrically contracts to allow the actions of the agonists to occur?
A.
B.
C.
D.
76.  The intercartilaginous ligament is a tough membrane that interconnects select bones, attaching to their periosteum.
A.
B.
77.  What is a synonym for windpipe?
A.
B.
C.
D.
78.  The bones of the skull, thorax, and vertebral column and the hyoid bone comprise the appendicular skeleton.
A.
B.
79.  Freely movable joins are classified as...
A.
B.
C.
D.
80.  Which receptors are often called the "cold receptors"?
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B.
C.
D.
81.  What is a synonym for the word chewing?
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B.
C.
D.
82.  The sarcoplasmic reticulum stores and releases which ion?
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B.
C.
D.
83.  Receives blood from the pulmonary veins
A.
B.
C.
D.
84.  Which of the following is the thick myofilament?
A.
B.
C.
D.
85.  Which of the following is referred to as the guardian of the airways?
A.
B.
C.
D.
86.  Receives blood from the right atrium
A.
B.
C.
D.
87.  Which of the following represents a normal blood pressure reading for adults?
A.
B.
C.
D.
88.  What is a meeting place for bones at which joint movement occurs?
A.
B.
C.
D.
89.  What are the main organs of respiration?
A.
B.
C.
D.
90.  Which of the following are tiny sacs attached to alveolar ducts?
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B.
C.
D.
91.  Which ABO blood type is called the universal donor?
A.
B.
C.
D.
92.  Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of blood?
A.
B.
C.
D.
93.  Muscle cell that is cigar shaped
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B.
C.
94.  What is another term used to describe the subcutaneous layer?
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B.
C.
D.
95.  What is a synonym for throat?
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B.
C.
D.
96.  Which is the first section of the small intestines?
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B.
C.
D.
97.  Which of the following is the process by which products of digestion move into the bloodstream or lymph vessels, then into the body's cells?
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B.
C.
D.
98.  What is the acronym used to denote the number of ventricular contractions per minute?
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B.
C.
D.
99.  Which layer of skin contains blood vessels, many nerve receptors, hair follicles, and skin glands?
A.
B.
C.
D.
100.  Spongy bone is found in the center of long bones, typically filled with red and yellow bone marrow.
A.
B.
101.  Flexion of the foot dorsally so that the toes are moving toward the shin is called...
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B.
C.
D.
102.  Respiration that occurs between blood and body tissues
A.
B.
103.  The plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior halves is the...
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B.
C.
D.
104.  Which layer is known as the true skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
105.  Which of the following is the left atrioventricular valve, also called the mitral valve?
A.
B.
C.
D.
106.  Also referred to as visceral muscle
A.
B.
C.
107.  Which skin region is relatively avascular?
A.
B.
C.
D.
108.  Muscle cell located in the heart wall
A.
B.
C.
109.  What is the port of entry for air as well as the beginning of the air conduction pathway?
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B.
C.
D.
110.  What is suspended from the inferior portion os the cecum?
A.
B.
C.
D.
111.  Contains the thickest heart wall
A.
B.
C.
D.
112.  What is found at the junction between the esophagus and stomach?
A.
B.
C.
D.
113.  Which is the fascial covering of the entire muscle?
A.
B.
C.
D.
114.  Collagen and elastin are found in which layer of skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
115.  Respiration in which carbon dioxide diffuses from the blood across the alveolar walls into the air inside the alveoli which will then be exhaled
A.
B.
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