CPC Coding Exam Review

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The pituitary

the gland that is located at the base of the brain in the depression in the skull.

The thymus

located behind the sternum.

The hypothalamus

located below the thalamus.

The pineal

located behind the hypothalamus.

cortex

the outer layer of the kidney.

trigone

the triangular area at the base of the bladder.

medulla

the inner portion of the kidney.

pyramids

are the divisions of the medulla

adrenal

an endocrine gland.

spleen

a lymph organ.

bone marrow

a lymph organ.

tonsils

a lymph organ

sinoatrial node

nature's pacemaker.

atrioventricular node

located on the interatrial septum, receives impulses from the SA node and sends impulses to the bundle of His.

bundle of His

is divided into the right and left bundle branches.

septum

the division of the upper right and left chambers of the heart.

brainstem

is divided into the medullla oblongata, pons, and midbrain.

diencephalon

is where the hypothalamus and thalamus are located.

cerebellum

controls muscle contractions.

cerebrum

the largest part of the brain and controls mental processes.

stapes

a bone located in the middle ear.

vestibule

located in the inner ear.

cochlea

located in the inner ear.

auricle

the external ear, also know as the pinna.

nasopharynx

located in the pharynx and contains the adenoids.

oropharynx

contains the tonsils and is located in the pharynx.

sphenoidal

a sinus or passage.

Cowper's gland

also known as the bulbourethral gland

tunica albuginea

the covering of the testes.

seminal vesicles

produce most of the seminal fluid.

prostate

a gland that produces some of the seminal fluid and activates the sperm.

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