Which of the following is not part of the axial skeletal system?
A synovial joint is an example of a
The clavicle articulates with the scapula at the
The foramen magnum is found in the
An epiphyseal line in a mature long bone is an example of a
The depression on the posterior surface at the distal end of the humerus where the elbow fits in is the
Each of the following bones is a component of the orbital complex, except the
Which of the following is not a characteristic of articular cartilage?
It secretes synovial fluid
Which of these is a forearm bone?
The suture that forms the articulation of the two parietal bones is the
Dislocations are quite painful due to stimulation of pain receptors. One place these receptors are absent is
inside the joint cavity
The radius articulates with the
all of the following (carpals, ulna, humerus)
Which of the following bones is not part of the appendicular skeleton?
Extending your leg away from the midline of the body (to the side) is termed
The bones that form the palm are the
The nasal complex consists of all the following bones, except the
Which of the following movements is a good example of depression?
opening the mouth
Which of the following is not a part of the pelvis?
Which of the following are the primary spinal curves, present at birth?
thoracic and sacral
What bone articulates with the coxal bone at the acetabulum?
The elbow joint is a ______ joint; while the hop is a _____ joint
The vertebral column contains ___ thoracic vertebrae, ___ cervical vertebrae, and ___ lumbar vertebrae
12, 7, 5
The largest component coxal bone is the
In a triaxial articulation
movement can occur in all three axes
The ribs articulate with the __________ of the vertebrae.
The greater sciatic notch is a feature on the
Humans normally have ____ pairs of ribs.
The joint that permits the greatest range of mobility of any joint in the body is the
Which of the following is the heel bone?
Gesturing "yes" with the head depends on which cervical vertebral?
Which ligament connects the clavicle and the acromion?
The only direct connection between the pectoral girdle and the axial skeleton is where the
clavicle articulates with the manubrium of the sternum
The role of the sinuses include
making the skull lighter and production of mucus that moistens and cleans the air (both A and B)
Which of these constitutes the pectoral girdle?
clavicles and scapulae
In the knee joint, the medial and lateral meninsci
act as cushions and conform to the shape of the articulating surfaces
Your friend Gregg is hit in the jaw and when looking at him, his face looks misaligned. You immediately take him to the emergency room and are not surprised to learn that he has a broken
In the anatomical position, the ulna is located ____ to the radius
As you move cranially along the spinal column, the vertebral foramina become ___, while the vertebral bodies become _____
The ligament that provides support to the front of the knee joint is the
The distal carpal bones are
trapezium, capitate, trapezoid, hamate
Fibrous connective tissue called ______ acommodates brain growth in infants
The olecranon is on the ____ and the olecranon fossa is on the ____
The "rotator cuff" of the shoulder includes every muscle except
Which of the following is NOT a tarsal bone?
The largest and strongest articulate at the elbow is the
Of the following bones, which is unpaired?
The ligamentum nuchae
helps to hold the head in an upright position
Which of the following ligaments assists in stabilization of the shoulder joint?
coracoacromial and coracoclavicular (both A and C)
Jack gets into a fight and is punched in the nose. Which of the following bones might be fractured?
All of the following statements are true, except one. Which one?
The more movement a joint allows, the stronger the joint
Which of the following statements below is correct?
The longus capitis is a spinal flexor muscle that flexes the neck
In the process of saltatory action potential propagation,
A, B, and D. The action potential is triggered by graded depolarization of the initial segment; at threshold, sodium channels begin to open rapidly; local currents depolarize a sensitive spot distant from the active zone
Muscular force can be adjusted to match different loads by
A, B, and C. Recruiting larger motor units, recruiting more motor units, varying the frequency of action potentials in motor neurons
Which of the following is a member of the hamstring group?
all of the following. Biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembranosus
The rabies virus travels to the CNS via
retrograde axoplasmic transport
A muscle that unlocks the knee joint is the
Which of the following is false when a muscle contracts?
Zones of overlap get smaller
Put the following in order.
2. Sodium channels open on the muscle cells
1. Calcium is released by the sarcoplasmic reticulum
4. Troponin binds to calcium
5. Tropomyosin slides away from the active site on the actin
3. Myosin binds to the active site on actin
Branches that may occur along an axon are called
Neurons in which dentritic and axonal processes are continuous and the soma lies off to one side are called
The action potential is conducted into a skeletal muscle fiber by
When the pectoralis major muscle contracts, it produces
flexion at the shoulder joint
The powerful abductor muscle of the arm is the
In a sarcomere, thick filaments contain the ____ in the A band, while the thin filaments contain the ____ in the I band
M line; Z line
Which statement regarding connective tissue below is correct?
The epimysium surrounds the entire muscle, while the endomysium surrounds muscle fibers
Muscles that laterally rotate the thigh include all of the following, except the
I bands in skeletal muscle are composed of
thin filaments but no thick filaments
The _____ somatic nervous system controls the skeletal muscles
What is it called if a second stimulus arrives before the relaxation phase has ended and a second, more powerful contraction occurs
In skeletal muscle contraction, which of the following binds to myosin?
Which of the following does not move the shoulder girdle?
Which of the following does not influence the time necessary for a nerve impulse to be transmitted?
whether or not the impulse begins in the CNS
Creatine phosphokinase works to
remove the phosphate from creatine phosphate and add it to ADP
The ____ flexes and adducts the wrist while the ___ extends and abducts the wrist
flexor carpi ulnaris; extensor carpi radialis
The all-or-none principle states that
all stimuli great enough to bring the membrane to threshold will produce identical action potentials
The largest and most numerous of the glial cells in the central nervous system are the
Compared to cardiac muscle cells, skeletal muscle cells
have a shorter refractory period
What type of contraction are you doing when holding a bag of groceries?
If the chemically gated sodium channels in the postsynaptic membrane were completely blocked,
synaptic transmission would fail
A muscle that assists the muscle that is primarily responsible for a given action by specifically preventing movement at another joint is
Which of the following is not an anterior neck muscle?
______ line the brain ventricles and spinal canal
What enzyme is involved in smooth muscle contraction?
myosin light chain kinaser
The muscle that pronates the forearm and opposes biceps brachii is the
The following are the steps involved in transmission at a cholinergic synapse
2, 5, 4, 6, 7, 1, 8, 3
Which of the following interactions between electrical and chemical gradients does not lead to the extablishment of a neuron's resting potential?
electrical forces push sodium ions out of the cell
A muscle that dorsiflexes the foot is the
Which lever would be most effective for lifting a very heavy load a short distance?
second class lever
Which of the following is not an oblique muscle?
Which of these muscles is not a member of the quadriceps group?
Which of the following is not involved in creating the resting potential of a neuron?
membrane permeability for sodium ions greater than potassium ions
The _____ muscle is the strongest jaw muscle
Which of the following muscles is found within the pelvic floor?
all of the above. Pubococcygeus, iliococcygeus, coccygeus, deep transverse perineal
The ion that triggers the release of acetylcholine into the synaptic cleft is
Tension of a single muscle fiber depends on
all of the above. Detree of overlap, frequency of stimulation, number of pivoting cross-bridges, fivers resting length at the time of stimulation
The ____ is superficial and inserts on the clavicles and scapular ____ ; while the ___ is deep and inserts on the scapular ____.
trapezius, spines; rhomboid, border
IPSPs (inhibitory postsynaptic potentials)
are local hyperpolarizations
During the Cori cycle, in the liver
glucose is produced from lactic acid
Each of the following terms is used to describe the shape of a muscle, except
The following are the main steps in the generation of an action potential
4, 6, 7, 1, 2, 3, 5
The pituitary gland and thyroid gland are organs of the ______ system
Which of the following bones is classified as "irregular" in shape?
A type of intracellular junction that stops materials from crossing an epithelium between cells is termed an
The type of cells that form the strata in the epidermis are
When body temperature rises, a center in the brain initiates physiological changes to decrease the body temperature. This is an example of
A rib is an example of a ____ bone
Epithelium is connected to underlying connective tissue by
a basal lamina
The tough "horny" superficial layer of the epidermis is known as the
The ankle is ____ to the knee.
The region of a long bone between the end and the shaft is known as the
The epithelia that line body cavities and blood vessels are classified as
The layer of the skin that contains bundles of collagen and elastic fibers responsible for the strength of the skin is the ____ layer
The chin is _____ to the nose.
_____ are cells that develop into osteoblasts
Simple cuboidal epithelium is found
forming the kidney tubules
Which plane divides the body into right and left parts?
All of the following of the subcutaneous layer, except it
is attached to the dermis by a basement membrane
Which of the following is a type of secretion in which the cell lyses?
The central canal of an osteon contains
The ____ glands in the axilla become active at the time of puberty.
The serous membrane covering the stomach and most of the intestines is called the
Connective tissue fibers are produced mainly by
The following are major steps in the process of intramembranous ossification.
4, 2, 1, 3.
4. MEsenchymal cells aggregate
2. Osteoblasts differentiate within mesenchymal connective tissue
1. Clusters of osteoblasts form osteoid that becomes mineralized
3. Spicules of bone radiate out from the ossification centers
In a penetrating wound, ____ divide to produce mobile cells that repair the dermis.
Which of the following terms refers to the upper arm?
The framework of stroma of organs such as the spleen, liver, and lymph nodes is made up of ____ tissue.
Endochondral ossification begins with the formation of a
______ are cells in the epidermis that are part of the immune system.
B&C. separates the pleural cavities and contains the pericardial cavity
Which of the following membranes line cavities that communicate with the exterior of the body?
If the papilla of the hair follicle is destroyed,
the follicle will lose its blood supply
Secondary ossification centers occur
in the epiphyses
Which of the following organs is not contained within the abdominal cavity?
Which of these refers to the dense connective tissue that surrounds a muscle and blends with the tendon?
Skin can regulate effectively even after considerable damage has occurred because
stem cells persist in both epithelial and connective-tissue components of the skin even after injury
The liver is primarily located in the ____ quadrant.
Myosatellite cells are found in association with
Parathyroid hormone functions in all of the following ways, except that it
inhibits calcitonin secretion
While walking barefoot on the beach, Joe stepped on a thorn that penetrated through the sole of his foot to the dermis. How many layers of epidermis did the thorn penetrate?
while standing erect, the direction of caudal is
Microscopic examination of a tissue reveals a loose framework of fibers embedded in a large volume of fluid ground substance and adipocytes and mast cells fibers. This tissue would most likely have come from the
superficial fascia between skin and muscle
Vitamin D is necessary for
absorption calcium and phosphate ions
Jaundice is indicated by
a yellowish skin coloration
Which term is incorrectly identified?
After a fracture of the diaphysis has healed, the thickened region that results is called the
Examination of a tissue sample reveals groups of cells united by junctional complexes and interlocking membranes. The cells have one free surface and lack blood vessels. The tissue is most likely ____ tissue.
Which assessing a patient, you discover that after pinching the skin on the back of the hand, it remains peaked. This is a sign of
A fracture at the ankle involving both lower leg bones is often called a _____ fracture.
Endocrine glands empty their products into ____ and are referred to as ____ glands, while exocrine gland secretions empty into ____ or onto surfaces.
interstitial fluid; ductless; ducts
How would removing hydroxyapatite from bone matrix affect the physical properties of a bone?
The bone would be more brittle.
The reflex movement of the head toward a loud noise is directed by the mesencephalon. Which nuclei accomplish this?
Cerebrospinal fluid enters the blood circulation at the
superior sagittal sinus
A highly sensitive tactile receptor composed of dendritic processes of a single myelinated fiber that makes contact with specialized cells of the stratum germinativum is a
tactlie (merkel) disk
Cerebrospinal fluid flows within the
The medial nuclei of the thalamus
connect emotional centers in the hypothalamus with the frontal lobe.
As the ____ nerve approaches the knee, it divides into two branches, the fibular and tibial nerve
All of the following are true of muscle spindles, except that they
are found in tendons
The afferant neuron that carries the sensation to the CNS is a ____ neuron
The ____ filters are relays sensory information to cerebral cortex.
The ___ nerve distributes to the tripecs brachii, while the ___ nerve distributes to the biceps brachii.
In which plexes does the ulnar nerve originate?
The posterior horns of the spinal cord contain mainly
Mary is in an automobile accident and suffers a spinal cord injury. She has lost feeling in her lower body. Her doctor tells her that swelling is compressing a portion of her spinal cord. Which part of her cord is likely to be compressed?
The posterior nuclei of the thalamus include the
A,B,C. medial geniculate, lateral geniculate, pulvinar
Damage to the preoptic area of the hypothalamus leads to which problem?
The ____ is a strand of fibrous tissue that provides longitudinal support as a component of the coccygeal ligament.
During embryonic development, which of the following secondary brain vesicles will form the cerebrum?
Specialized ____ cells form the secretory component of the choroid plexus.
Viral disease that destroys the cells of the anterior gray horn will
lead to muscle weakness or paralysis
A very large, fast-adapting tactile receptor that is composed of a single dendrite enclosed by concentric layers of collagen that detects deep pressure is a
A labeled line is
a link between a receptor and a cortical neuron.
Sensory information that arrives at the CNS is routed according to the ___ of the stimulus.
both A and C. modality and speed
After suffering a blow to the back of the head, Phil loses his vision. The blow probably caused damage to the
What loss would result from cutting through the medial lemniscus of the right side?
loss of fine touch sensation on the left side of the body
Nerve tracts or fasciculi make up the
anterior white columns
The ____ reflex complements the flexor reflex by activating contralateral muscles.
All of the following are true of a prickling pain sensation, except that the
receive conscious attention
Which nerve distributes to the hamstrings
Which ascending tract does not decussate?
posterior spinocerebellar tract
Which cervical plexus nerve does not distribute to the skin of the shoulder and upper chest?
The spinal tract that relays information concerning crude touch and pressure to the CNS is the
Which of the cranial nerves is named for the fact that it "wanders", that is, innervates structures throughout the thorax and abdomen?
The third and fourth ventricles are linked the
aqueduct of the midbrain
Sensory encoding of the perceived location of the stimulus depends on
the specific location of the cortical neuron that is stimulated
Which sensation does the vestibulocochlear nerve carry?
A and B only. hearing and equilibrium
The layer of the meninges in direct contact with the spinal cord is the
Bladder fullness is to ____ as blood pH is to ____
Each of the following nerves originates in the lumbar plexus, except the ____ nerve
A patient develops a tumor of a cranial nerve that leads to difficulty in spreading from a loss of tongue movement. Which cranial nerve is affected?
Which of these dural folds is mismatched with its location?
falx cerebri; transverse fissure
Neurons from the nucleus gracilis
decussate before entering the medial lemniscus
The only sensation that is received directly by the cerebrum is
Sensory innervation of the lower teeth and gums is by the ___ nerve
mandibular branch of the trigeminal
Peripheral adaptation _____ the number of action potentials that reach the CNS.
Jean needs to have a tooth in her mandible filled. Her dentist injects a local anesthetic to block pain afferents in one of her cranial nerves. What cranial nerve does the dentist numb?
The layer of connective tissue that surrounds a fascicle within a peripheral nerve is the
Bill contracts a viral disease that destroys cells in the posterior gray horns in his spinal cord. As a result, which of the following would you expect?
loss of sensation in the torso
Joe begins to experience mood swings and disturbed thirst and hunger. Imaging studies indicate that a brain tumor is the likely cause of these disorders. In what part of the brain is the tumor most likely located?
The respiratory rhythmicity center is located in
the medulla oblongata
The obturator nerve is distributed to the
adductors of the hip