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Which of the following is NOT a component of the Appendicular skeleton?
None of the above, all are appendicular bones
(femur, scapula,humerus, and metatarsals are in the skeleton)
The expanded articular end of an epiphsis that is separeted from the shaft by a narrower neck is termed
The tissue that always has a "top" and a "bottom" is
Epithelial tissue (base layer and bottom layer)
The suture that forms the articulation of the parietal bones with the frontal bones is the
__________ are soluble inorganic compounds whose solutions will conduct an electrical current.
The clearest distinction between a male and female skeleton is seen in the characteristics of the
When homeostatic mechanisms fail, and individual will experience the symptoms of ______________
Illness or disease
If a pair of electrons is unequally shared between two atoms, a __________ occurs.
Polar covalent bond
Each of the following bones is a component of the orbital complex, EXCEPT the ___________
A fracture at the ankle involving both lower leg bones is ofter called a _____________
Blood is distributed from the surface of a bone to deeper central canals through channels known as ______________
Which of the following is arranged in correct order from most complex to the simplest?
The _____________ of a solution is the negative logarithm of the hydrogen ion concentration expressed in moles per liter.
Which of the following is not a characteristic of the male pelvis?
The angle of the pubic arch is greater than 100 degrees
Which of the following membranes line cavities that communicate with the exterior of the body?
Anatomy has a specialized language,called______________, that involves the use of word roots, prefixes,suffixs, and combining forms to construct terms related to the body in health and disease.
Compounds that can be synthesized or broken down by chemical reactions in the body are called
An imaging technique that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to produce views inside the body is the
The four curves of the adult spinal column are not all present at birth. Which of the following are the secondary curves, those that do not appear until several months later?
Cervical and lumbar
You witness one of your friends in a fight. your friend Gregg is hit in the jaw and when looking at him you see his face is misaligned. What has he broken?
If a response INCREASES a disturbance, the system is classified as a _________ feedback system.
The study of the general form and superficial markings of an organism is called ____________anatomy.
The surface feature present along the lateral border of the shaft of humerus is the
The known as the diaphragm separates the _________ from the _________.
Thoracic cavity; adominopelvic cavity
Epithelial cells that are adapted for absorption or secretion usually have ____________ at their free surface.
Small, oddly shaped bones that fill gaps between bones of the skull are called _________ bones.
Atoms of the same element whose nuclei contain the same number of protons, but different numbers of neutrons, are called
When stress is applied to a bone,
The minerals in the bone produce a weak electrical field that attracts osteoblasts.
During ionization, water molecules disrupt the ionic bonds of a salt to produce a mixture of ions. These ions can carry a current and so are called
Which of following is a function of the axial skeleton?
Provides an attachment for muscles that move the appendicular skeleton
Provides an attachment for muscles that move the head,neck, and trunk
Provides an attachment for muscles involved in respiration
In living cells, complex metabolic reactions proceed in the series of step called a ____________
Epithelia and connective tissues combine to form ___________ that cover and protect structures and tissues in the body.
The study of the superficial and internal features in a specific area of the body is called _________ anatomy
The three kinds of formed elements in blood are __________,___________ and____________.
Red, white and Platelets
The potential difference across the cell membrane is due to the separation of
Phospholipids and proteins
If a response DECREASES a disturbance,the system is classified as a _____________ feedback system.
A type of intercellular juction that stops materials from crossing an epithlium between cells is termed an
Which of the following cytoskelton components moves the chromosomes during cell division?
Which organ system provides support, protection of soft tissue, mineral storage, and blood formation?
The process by which molecules such as glucose are moved into cells along their concentration gradient with the help of membrane-bound carrier proteins is called
Electrons whirl around the center of the atom at high speed, forming an ______________
During this phase of cell division, the chromosomes uncoil, the nuclear membrane forms, and cytokinesis occurs.
A person facing forward with hands at the sides and palms facing forward is in the
The tendency for physiological systems to stabilize internal conditions is called ________
The group of organic compounds containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in a near 1:2:1 ratio is defined as a
Which of the following terms is NOT used to define the structure that separates the contents of a human cell from its surrounding medium?
Mary,who is 6 months pregnant, goes to her physician for a test to check the developement of her fetus. The physician uses a device that emits sound waves to produce an image of the fetus. This technique is
Diffusion of a substances across the cell membrane is influenced by all of the following, EXCEPT
Hydrolysis of ATP
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the endocrine system?
Produces a more rapid response than the nervous system
Which of the following consists of a network of intracellular membranes with attached ribosomes?
Rough Endoplasmic reticulum
While visiting a friend who recently gave birth, she comments on her infant's soft spot. You thing to yourself that the correct term for the "soft spot" located at the intersection of the frontal, sagittal,and coronal sutures is
The movement of oxygen from an are of high concentration to an area of low concentration is an example
Which of the following is a function of the skeletal system
Protection of Internal organs
Blood cell production
When body temperature rises, a center in the brain initiates physiological changes to decrease the body temperature. This is an example of
__________ are molecules with two fatty acid chains and a phosphate group that form biological membranes.
a process that requires cellular energy to move a substance against its concentration gradient is called
Form essential structural components of cells
Cushion organs against shocks
Help to maintain body temperature
Provide roughly twice the energy as carbohydrates
Damage to a bone because of extreme load, sudden impact, or stresses applied from and unusual direction is called a
The branch of biological science that deals with the study of how living organisms perform their vital functions is called
According to the rules of complementary base pairing in nucleic acids, cytosine would pair with the base
The branch of biological science that studies the external and internal structure of the body and the physical relationship among body parts is called
The stage in a cell's life cycle in which the cell performs its normal functions and prepares for division is called
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