Terminal hair is located in all of the following areas, except the:
body hair of females
Which cells are commonly found wedged between simple columnar epithelial cells?
What are glycosaminoglycans?
negatively chared polysacharides
Select the most correct statement concerning skin cancer.
Melanomas are rare but most removed quickly to prevent them from metatasizing.
The structure of bone tissues suits the function. Which of the following bone tissues is adapted to support weight and withstand tension stress?
All of the following are true about our fingerprints, except that:
they represent the seat patterns left by dermal ridges.
A patient is brought to the emergency room with a broken bone. According to the x-ray, the bone is fragmented into three pieces. this would be considered a:
Bone is broken down by
If an individual was unable to produce sebum, what problem would they most likely develop?
They would be more prone to water loss when exposed to low humidity
Changes in the color of skin are often an indication of homeostatic imbalance. Which of the following changes would suggest that a patient is suffering from Addison's disease?
The skin takes on a bronze or metallic appearance.
The membrane which lines body cavities that open to the exterior is
a mucous membrane
When Ca 2+ concentration in the blood becomes lower than normal
parathyroid hormone is released.
Organized groups of cells (plus their intercellular substances) that have a common purpose form a _______.
Select the correct statement regarding adipose tissue
Its primary function is nutrient storage.
What tissue has lacuna, calcium salts, and blood vessels?
AT the end of secondary ossification, hyaline cartilage can be found:
at epiphyseal plates
Cell types likely to be seen in areolar connective tissue include all except _______.
The structural unit of compact bone is:
the haversian system
Which of the following cutaneous receptors is specialized for the reception of touch or light pressure?
What are the small spaces in bone tissue that are holes in which osteocytes live called?
within the cartilage divide and secrete new matrix.
Which of these is not considered connective tissue?
Rickets can be caused by
deficiency of vitamin D
The periosteum is secured to the underlying bone by dense connective tissue called
perforating (sharpey's) fibers
Which of the following is a bone marketing name that indicates a projection that helps to form joints?
Which of the following epidermis components possess a waterproofing glycolipid that functions in preventing water loss?
Which of the following thick skin strata is the thickest?
What kind of tissue is the forerunner of long bones in the embryo?
The fiber type that gives connective tissue great tensile strength is _____.
_______ is an inherited condition that affects the heme pathway; it leaves the skin scarred and gums degenerated, and may have led to the folklore about vampires.
One main difference between thin skin and thick skin is that:
In thin skin the stratum lucidum appears to be absent.
An epithelial membrane _________.
contains simple or stratified epithelia and a basement membrane.
The reason the hypodermis acts as a shock absorber is that ____________.
The major part of this makeup is adipose, which serves as an effective shock absorber.
Which is true concerning muscle tissue?
Highly cellular and well vascularized
The reason that intervertebral discs exhibit a large amount of tensile strength to absorb shock is because they possess ________.
Bones are constantly undergoing resorption for various reasons. Which of the following cells accomplishes this process?
The shape of the external ear is maintained by _____________.
Which tissue type arises from all three embryonic germ layers?
Cartilage grows in two ways, appositional and interstitial. what is appositional growth?
The secretion of new matrix against the external face of existing cartilage.
Which of the following is NOT considered a critical burn?
Thirty percent of the body has first degree burns.
The role of ceruminous glands is to
The structural unit of compact bone is ________.
A hematoma in the skin appears as
black and blue marks
Yellow marrow is useful as
a fat reserve
Which of the following are NOT derivatives of the epidermis?
The canal that runs through the core of each osteon (the Haversian canal) is the site of
blood vessels and nerve fibers.
Spongy bones are made up of a framework called
Which of the following cells function as sensory receptors for touch?