Chapter 6 Anatomy and Physiology RMA - Q 1-21

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The thoracic and abdominal cavities of the body are separated by the

A. Ribs
B. Stomach
C. Diaphragm
D. Peritoneum

The main tissue of the outer layer of the skin is

A. Connective
B. Adipose
C. Endothelial
D. Epithelial

The glands that are saclike in structure and produce oily secretions that lubricate the skin are

A. Sebaceous
B. Ceruminous
C. Ciliary
D. Mammary

The portion of skeletal bone that manufactures blood cells is the

A. Periosteum
B. Red bone Marrow
C. Diaphysis
D. Cartilage
E. Epiphysis

The structures that attach muscles to bones are

A. Fascia
B. Ligaments
C. Tendons
D. Cartilage

Nerve Fibers are insulated protected by a fatty material called

A. Myelin
B. Dendrites
C. Neurons
D. Axons
E. Synapses

The function of the lacrimal apparatus is to

A. Refract light rays through the eye
B. Assist in maintaining the shape of the cornea
C. Produce tears to lubricate the eye
D. Differentiate black and white vision

A bone that is part of the pelvic girdle is the

A. Sphenoid
B. ethmoid
C. Ischium
D. Zygomatic
E. Sternum

The cellular components of blood include

A. erythrocytes, leukocytes, and platelets
B. Anticoagulants, antibodies and electroclytes
C. Plasma, sernum, and hemoglobin
D. Lipids, Amino acids and albumin

The chambers of the heart are the

A. Septum and valves
B. Endocardium and epicardium
C. Apex and spetum
D. Ventricles and atria
E. AV node and SA node

An organ located int he left upper quadrant is the

A. thymus
B. Spleen
C. Appendix
D. Liver

An example of active immunity is

A. Maternal antibodies passed through the uterus to the baby
B. Immunization with antibodies
C. Maternal antibodies acquired by the baby from breast milk
D. Producing antibodies as a result of having a disease
C. Injection of globulins of disease-causing organisms

The structure in the body also known as the voice box is the

A. Pharynx
B. Larynx
C. Epiglottis
D. Trachea

The wavelike movement that propels food through the digestive tract is called

A. osmosis
B. Diffusion
C. Metabolism
D. Resorption
E. Peristalsis

The process that does not required oxygen for the breakdown of glucose is referred to as being

A. Aerobic
B. Anaerobic
C. Catabolic
D. Pyrogenic

The term that means the body is in a state of equilbrium or balance is

A. Anabolism
B. Catabolism
C. Homeostasis
D. Metabolism
E. Osmosis

The funnel-shaped basin forms the upper end of the ureter is the

A. glomerulus
B. Renal cortex
C. Renal Pelvis
D. Bowman Capsule

In both males and females the entire pelvic floor is called the

A. Vestibule
B. Peritoneum
C. Fundus
D. Pons
E. perineum

A pregnancy that develops in a location outside the uterine cavity is referred to as

A. Previa
B. Miscarriage
C. Abruptio
D. Ectopic

Which of the following body systems includes the thyroid and pituitary glands

A. Excretory
B. Integumentary
C. Endocrine
D. Circulatory
E. Nervous

The term inguinal pertains to what area or structure of the body

A. Intestines
B. Bladder
C. Groin
D. Umbilicus

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