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Anatomical term pertaining to the lower end of the body.
Caudal
The process of absorption, storage and use of foods for body growth, maintenance, and repair.
Metabolism
The cell is made up of.
1.Plasma membrane
2.Nucleus
3.Cytoplasm
The cell contains how many chromosomes.
46
What has been termed the secret of life.
Protoplasm
What type of tissue acts as a reservoir for energy-producing foods, helps reduce heat loss,serves as support for various organs and fragile structures such as the kidneys.
Adipose
What substance contained in the bone provides for its strength and hardness.
Calcium
The pelvic bones would be classified as what type of bones.
Irregular
The vomer bone is located where.
Nose
What bone forms the forehead,contains the frontal sinuses and helps form the eye socket and nasal cavity.
Frontal
What is the first cervical vertebrae which supports the head.
Atlas
The three innominate bones are firmly united into one bone to form a cup like structure called.
Acetabulum, located at the hip
Prominence located at the distal end of the fibula forms the outer ankle and is called.
Lateral malleolus
Moving an extremity away from the body is known as.
Abduction
In joints, one surface moving over another without any rotary or angular motion is called
Gliding
Turning outward as in turning the sole of the foot to the outside would be termed.
Eversion
What gives muscles a certain firmness, or a continued state of partial contraction.
Tonicity
What is the longest muscle of the body.
Sartorius
What muscle is the site of choice for massive intramuscular injections.
Gluteus maximus
The clear,pale,yellow liquid portion of blood after coagulation.
Blood serum
What is the life span of a red blood cell.
100 to 120 days
What is referred to as the grave yard for old and worn red blood cells.
Spleen
What is the normalwhite blood cell count per cubic millimeter of blood.
6000 to 8000
Condition when the kidneys fail to remove waste products from the blood.
Uremia