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45 Cards in this Set

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A bladder infection spreads upwards to the kidneys though which structures?
Muscles associated with supination of the forearm?
Biceps Brachii
Slighty movable joints connected by dics of cartilage are known as?
Rhythmic waves of muscular contraction that occur in the walls of various tubular organs and help to propel food through the digestive system:
This joint permits biaxial movements and exists only between the carpal and metacarpal bones of the thumb
Saddle joints
THe insertion of the sternocleidomastoid is the :
Mastoid process
The most superficial abdominal muscle on the anterior surface of the body is the:
Rectus abdominus
The most abundant tissue in the body
Quadrant of the abdomomen in which the liver is located.
Upper right
Action of the teres minor
Lateral rotation of the humerus
A substance such as a blood clot or bubble of gas that is carried by the blood and obstructs a blood vessels is known as
A cord or sheet of connective tissue by which two or more bones are bound together at a joint
Which is not a function of the liver?
End digestion of proteins
Necrosis of heart muscle from ischemia is known as a " heart attack" or
Myocardial Infarcation
Valve located between thye left atrium and left ventricle which is sometimes damaged from rhematic fever:
An excessive accumulation of fluid within the interstial space is known as:
Descending order of the small intestine :
Duodenum- Jejunum-Ileum
Phase of the cardiac cycle during which a heart wall is relaxed:
Endocrine glands located on the top of the kidneys:
Part of the brain responsible for muscular coordination and balance:
Mineral required to facilitate the attraction of actin and myosin within a muscle fiber:
Artery located behind the knee supplying blood to the knee joint and certain muscles in the thigh and calf
Nerve bundle which passes between the anterior and middle scalene muscles as it moves toward the axilla
Brachial Plexes
Hypertonicity of this muscle can put undue pressure on the sciatix nerve bundle resulting in the pain or numbness radiating down the posterior thigh and leg:
Medial and lateral bony projections located at the distal end of the tibia and fibula
The longest vein in the body orgininating on the medial aspect of the foot extending upward along the medial side of the leg toward the inguinal ligament
Great Saphenous
The most superficial layer of meniges composed primarily of tough , white fibrous connective tissue
Dura mater
A vascular tissue with very litle intercellular matrix specializing in the absorption secretion and protection
Transports deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle into the lungs for oxygenation:
Pulmonary arteries
Muscular contraction in which the muscle shortens:
Muscle located on the posterior surface of the lower leg, crossing two joints, which is responsible for plantar flexion of the ankle.
Serous membrane covering the surface of organs found in the body cavities:
Lymph collected from the majority of the body is routed to the left subclavian vein and ultimately the vena cava by this structure
Thoractic Duct
A diabetic patient who has unknowingly given himslef too much insulin would likely be trying to balance their system by eating which foods which contain:
Orgin of the Femoral nerve:
Lumbosacral Plexus
Muscle responsible for stablizing the scapula against the chest wall
Serratus anterior
This vessel arises from the aorta and delivers oxygenated blood to the mypcardium:
Coronary Ateries
The pyloric valve is located between:
stomach and small intestine
Stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system causes:
decreases heart rate
Transmits nerve impulses from the brain to muscle:
Vitamin "D" is synthesized in the :
Increasing the angle of a joint:
Non-movable type of joints:
part of the brain controlling the " Vital Functions:
Brain stem
The functional unit of the kidney for urine productions: