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What correctly describes the level of structural organization in the body?
molecules -> cells -> tissues -> organs
Which of these is not one of the six importatnt life processes discussed in class?
Respiration
In which of the following body parts would you find the front of the elbow?
antecubital
What cavity contains the heart?
mediastinum
Which of the following planes would always produce equal sides?
midsagittal
Which abdominopelvic region lies in the lowest-middle position?
hypogastric
which of these common medical imaging techniques would be the best to use to see brain metabolism or activity patterns?
PET
Which type of cell junction anchors cells to the basement membrane?
hemidesmosome
Which type of cell junction prevents the passage of molecules between cells?
tight junction
which of the following tissue types is derived only from the ectoderm?
nervous
What is true concerning epithelial tissue?
It has free apical surface
It is avascular
It forms glands
It is formed by cells arranged in continous sheets
What is likely to contain mucus producing goblet cells?
nonciliated simple columnar epithelium
ciliated simple columnar epithelium
pseudostratified columnar epithelium
What type of multicellular exocrine secretion results from pinching off a portion of the cell and may actually not be seen in humans?
apocrine
Which is the most abundant type of cartilage in the human body?
hyaline cartilage
Which is part of the integument that is in direct contact with the air?
stratum corneum
Which of the following would not normally be found in the epidermis?
keratinocyte
melanocyte
tactile disc
langerhans cell
Which of the following would not normally be found in the epidermis?
keratinocyte
melanocyte
tactile disc
langerhans cell
Which layer of epidermis is not found in the majority of human skin?
stratum lucidum
The epidermis is derived from which of the primary germ layers?
ectoderm
Which layer of the epidermis is only generally composed of only a single layer?
stratum basale
Which is the innermost and outermost parts of a hair root?
medulla; connective tissue sheath
Which of the following contain bone forming cells?
endosteum
periosteum
Which of the following crstallized mineral salts provide bone with its hardness?
none of the above
In a growing bone, where is the epiphyseal plate located?
metaphysis
Which of the following are not derived from osteogenic cells?
osteoclasts
which of the following are not found in compact bone?
trabeculae
what is the correct sequence for bone fracture repair?
...
What is an example of a "short bone"?
trapezoid bone
HOw many bones are normally found in the human skull?
22
What are examples of paired facial bones?
maxilla
zygomatic
palatine
What bones have a zygomatic process or articulate with the zygomatic bone?
frontal bone
temporal bone
maxilla
one which side of a vertebra would find the lamina?
posterior
At which points do true ribs articulate with the thoracic vertebrae?
body
transverse process
which bones would be found on the pectoral girdle?
coracoid process
acromial process
sternoclavicular joint
the medial epicondyle is a bony prominence located on the______.
humerus
femur
What is true of the pelvis?
the true pelvis is inferior to the pelvic brim
the true pelvis is inferior to the false pelvis
both the true and false pelves are bounded anteriorly by the pubic symphysis
which are structural classifications of a joint?
gomphosis
syndesmosis
suture
the sac-like structures found between skin and bones in some synovial joints are called:
bursae
Most abundant cells in the epidermis
keratinocytes
second most abundant cells in the epidermis
melanocytes
function of the skeletal system
hemopoiesis
articulates with all cranial bones
sphenoid bone
in distal row of carpal bones
trapezium
in proximal row of carpal bones
triquetrum
cartilaginous joint
epiphyseal plate
allows articulation of different shaped bones
meniscus