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WHEN THE BODY IS IN THE ANATOMICAL POSITION, THE THUMBS POINT?
LATERALLY
A PERSON LYING ON HIS/HER BACK IS IN WHAT POSITION?
SUPINE
THE PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL BREAKDOWN OF THE FOOD WE EAT IS CALLED?
DIGESTION
THE TRANSFER OF FLUIDS ACROSS THE PLASMA MEMBRANE OF A CELL FROM AN AREA OF LOWER CONCENTRATION IS A PROCESS KNOWN AS?
DIFFUSION
HOMEOSTASIS IS DEFINED AS?
SELF-REGULATED CONTROL OF THE BODY'S INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT.
THAT PORTION OF A CELL CONTAINING ALL THE GENETIC MATERIAL IMPORTANT IN THE CELL'S REPRODUCTION IS CALLED THE?
NUCLEUS
WHAT TYPE OF TISSUE IS KNOWN AS THE LINING TISSUE OF THE BODY?
EPITHELIAL
THE SECRETION OF DIGESTIVE FLUIDS AND THE ABSORPTION OF DIGESTED FOODS AND LIQUIDS IS THE CHIEF FUNCTION OF WHICH TISSUE?
COLUMNAR
BECAUSE THIS TISSUE IS CONTINUOUS THROUGHOUT THE BODY,IF AN INFECTION WERE ALLOWED TO SPREAD, IT COULD REACH EVERY AREA OF THE BODY BY MOVING THROUGH WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TISSUES?
AREOLAR
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ARE THE TWO MOST PROMINENT MINERAL ELEMENTS OF BONE?
PHOSPHORUS AND CALCIUM
THE BONES OF THE WRIST ARE CLASSIFIED AS WHAT TYPE OF BONE?
SHORT
BONES OF THE CRANIUM INCLUDE WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING?
OCCIPITAL
THE APPENDICULAR SKELETON IS COMPOSED OF THE BONES OF THE?
UPPER AND LOWER EXTREMITIES
THE HEAD OF THE HUMERUS IS CALLED THE?
GLENOID FOSSA
THE INNOMINATE BONE IS COMPOSED OF THREE PARTS THAT AREUNITED IN ADULTS TO FORM A CUPLIKE STRUCTURE CALLED THE?
ACETABULUM
THE PROMINENCES EASILY FELT ON THE INNER AND OUTER ASPECTS OF THE ANKLE ARE CALLED?
MEDIAL AND LATERA MALLEOLUS
BONES THAT DEVELOP WITHIN A TENDON ARE KNOWN AS WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING?
SESAMOID
MOVING AN EXTREMITY AWAY FROM THE BODY IS CALLED?
ABDUCTION
THE ACT OF STRAIGHTENING A LIMB IS KNOWN AS?
EXTENSION
PRODUCING RED BLOOD CELLS IS A FUNCTION OF THE MUSCLES. TRUE OR FALSE?
TRUE
THE ABILITY OF MUSCLES TO REGAIN THEIR ORIGINAL FORM WHEN STRETCHED IS KNOWN AS?
ELASTICITY
ACTIN AND MYOSIN ARE THE TWO PROTEIN SUBSTANCES INVOLVED IN?
MUSCLE CONTRACTION
WHAT PROPERTY DESCRIBES THE ABILITY OF MUSCLES TO RESPOND TO A STIMULUS?
IRRITABILITY
INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTIONS ARE FREQUENTLY GIVEN IN WHICH MUSCLES?
DELTOID, GLUTEUS MAXIMUS
THE BODY'S PRIMARY THERMO-REGULATORY ACTION IS A FUNCTION OF DILATING AND CONTRACTING BLOOD VESSELS AND THE?
SWEAT GLANDS
THE TOTAL BLOOD VOLUME IN THE AVERAGE ADULT IS IN WHAT RANGES?
5 TO 6 LITERS
A DECREASED RED BLOOD CELL (RBC) COUNT COULD BE THE RESULT OF A MEDICAL CONDITION AFFECTING THE?
RED MARROW
BLOOD OF THE AVERAGE FEMALE ADULT CONTAINS HOW MANY RBCs PER WHAT UNIT?
4.5 MM3
A WHITE BLOOD CELL (WBC) COUNT OF 18,000 MAY INDICATE WHAT CONDITION?
INFECTION
IN AN ACCIDENT VICTIM SUFFERING FROM A FIBRINOGEN DEFICIENCY, THE RESCUER MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY PERFORMING WHAT ACTION?
CONTROLLING HEMORRHAGE
IN ADDITION TO PREVENTING EXCESSIVE BLOOD LOSS, THE FORMATION OF A BLOOD CLOT SERVES WHAT FUNCTION?
TO FORM THE FOUNDATION FOR NEW TISSUE GROWTH
THE VALVES OF THE HEART INCLUDE THE ATRIAL. TRUE OR FALSE?
FALSE
OXYGENATED BLOOD IS CARRIED BY WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING VEIN?
PULMONARY
THE CONTRACTION PHASE OF THE HEART IS?
SYSTOLE
THE PULSE PRESSURE IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHAT MEASUREMENTS?
SYSTOLE AND DIASTOLE
THE VENOUS SYSTEM THAT CARRIES DIGESTED MATERIALS FROM THE INTESTINAL TRACT IS CALLED THE?
PORTAL
LYMPH NODES PARTICIPATE IN THE MANUFACTURE OF WHITE BLOOD CELLS.TRUE OR FALSE?
TRUE
WINDPIPE IS ANOTHER TERM FOR?
TRACHEA
THE PRIMARY MUSCLE OF RESPIRATION IS KNOWN AS THE?
DIAPHRAGM
WHICH NERVE CONTROLS THE LARYNX DURING THE PROCESS OF BREATHING?
VAGUS
A NERVE CELL, OR NEURON, IS NOT COMPOSED OF A SYNAPSE. TRUE OR FALSE?
TRUE
THE IMPULSE RECEPTORS OF A NERVE ARE CALLED?
DENDRITES
THE SPACE THROUGH WHICH A NERVE IMPULSE PASSES FROM ONE NEURON TO ANOTHER IS CALLED A?
SYNAPSE
BALANCE, COORDINATION OF MOVEMENT, AND HARMONY OF MOTION ARE FUNCTIONS OF WHAT PART OF THE BRAIN?
CEREBELLUM
CIRCULATION AND RESPIRATION ARE CONTROLLED PRIMARILY FROM WHAT AREA OF THE BRAIN?
MEDULLA OBLONGATA
IN WHAT PART OF THE BODY IS CEREBRAL SPINAL FLUID PRODUCED?
VENTRICLES OF THE BRAIN
THE 12 PAIRS OF CRANIAL AND 31 PAIRS OF SPINAL NERVES FORM WHAT NERVOUS SYSTEM?
PERIPHERAL
THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM IS COMPOSED IS COMPOSED OF TWO MAIN DIVISIONS, THEY ARE?
SYMPATHETIC AND PARASYMPATHETIC SYSTEMS
CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF ENERGY ARE THE RESULST OF NERVE IMPULSES ARISING FROM WHICH NERVOUS SYSTEM?
PARASYMPATHETIC