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A group of organs arranged in such a way that they perform a more complex function than can any organ alone is called a

A. tissue.
B. organism.
C. system.
D. cell.
C. system.
This system includes not only bones, but also related tissues such as cartilage and ligaments.

A. muscular
B. integumentary
C. endocrine
D. skeletal
D. skeletal
The system that includes the skin and its appendages is the

A. integumentary system.
B. endocrine system.
C. nervous system.
D. lymphatic system.
A. integumentary system.
Kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra can be found in what system?

A. endocrine
B. digestive
C. urinary system
D. reproductive system
C. urinary system
The brain and spinal cord are organs of the

A. nervous system.
B. cardiovascular system.
C. integumentary system.
D. endocrine system.
A. nervous system.
The voluntary muscles of the muscular system are called

A. smooth muscles.
B. cardiac muscles.
C. skeletal muscles.
C. skeletal muscles
This system is composed of specialized glands that secrete hormones.

A. lymphatic system
B. endocrine system
C. nervous system
D. integumentary system
B. endocrine system
The primary organs of the digestive system form a tube called the

A. trachea.
B. urethra.
C. gastrointestinal tract.
D. digestive tract.
C. gastrointestinal tract.
Which of these glands are located in the skull?

A. pituitary gland
B. adrenal gland
C. pineal gland
D. both a and c
Correct Answer: D
The tonsils, thymus, and spleen are specialized organs of what system?

A. endocrine
B. cardiovascular
C. urinary
D. lymphatic
D. lymphatic
The primary function of the cardiovascular system is

A. releasing heat.
B. regulating blood flow.
C. transportation.
D. immunity.
C. transportation.
Alveoli are found in the

A. digestive system.
B. respiratory system.
C. lymphatic system.
D. urinary system.
B. respiratory system.
The waste product produced by the kidneys is

A. CO2.
B. urine.
C. feces.
D. water.
B. urine.
The vas deferens, prostate, and testes are part of the

A. male reproductive system.
B. female reproductive system.
C. endocrine system.
D. respiratory system.
A. male reproductive system.
This term is used to describe the female external genitalia.

A. testes
B. mammary gland
C. fallopian tube
D. vulva
A. male reproductive system.
Thin, sheetlike structures that cover and protect the body surface are called

A. tissues.
B. cells.
C. membranes.
D. glands.
C. membranes.
The two major types of body membranes are

A. epithelial and connective tissue.
B. epithelial and muscular tissue.
C. connective tissue and serous.
D. mucous and serous.
A. epithelial and connective tissue.
Inflammation of the serous membrane in the abdominal cavity is called

A. meningitis.
B. pleurisy.
C. diverticulitis.
D. peritonitis.
D. peritonitis.
The serous membranes in the thoracic cavity are called

A. pleurae.
B. peritoneum.
C. parietal.
D. visceral.
A. pleurae.
Epithelial membranes that line body surfaces opening directly to the exterior are

A. serous membranes.
B. mucous membranes.
C. synovial membranes.
D. sebaceous membranes.
B. mucous membranes.
The skin is composed of the following layers of tissue.

A. epidermis and subcutaneous
B. epidermis and dermis
C. dermis and subcutaneous
D. hypodermis, epidermis, and subcutaneous
B. epidermis and dermis
A tough, waterproof material that protects the outer layer of the skin is

A. mucus.
B. keratin.
C. melanin.
D. pigment.
A. mucus.
The basic determinant of skin color is

A. keratin.
B. mucus.
C. melanin.
D. tyrosine.
C. melanin.
The junction that exists between the thin epidermal layer of the skin and the dermal layer is called the

A. gap junction.
B. stratum germinativum.
C. epidermal-dermal junction.
D. dermal-epidermal junction.
D. dermal-epidermal junction.
The upper region of the dermis is characterized by parallel rows of tiny bumps called

A. papillae.
B. villi.
C. dermal papillae.
D. dermal villi.
C. dermal papillae.
The hair of a newborn infant is soft and fine and is called

A. lanugo.
B. sebum.
C. villi.
D. papilla.
A. lanugo.
Sweat glands can be classified as

A. melocrine and eccrine.
B. apocrine and melocrine.
C. eccrine and apocrine.
D. holocrine and melocrine.
Correct Answer: C
The following are functions of the skin except

A. protection.
B. sense organ activity.
C. temperature regulation.
D. secretion.
D. secretion.
The secretion from hair follicles that helps lubricate the hair and skin is

A. sebum.
B. papilla.
C. lanugo.
D. villus.
A. sebum.
One of the most frequently used methods of determining the extent of a burn injury is

A. the "rule of nines."
B. measuring the total.
C. measuring the severity of the burn.
D. the "nines rule."
A. the "rule of nines."