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A&P QUIZ 4 CHAPTER 7 EXAM 1

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What bony markings make up the zygomatic arch?
Temporal process of the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone
What is the function of a paranasal sinus?
Inhaled air enters from the nasal cavity and is warmed and humidified, lightens the skull, acts as a resonance chamber for one's voice
Where is the pituitary gland in the skull?
In the hypophyseal fossa of the sella turcica of the sphenoid bone
A dentist will aim for the _____ when anesthetizing the lower teeth.
Mandibular foramen
What bone serves as a movable base for the tongue, an attachment for neck muscles, and does NOT
articulate with any other bone?
Hyoid
What curves first appear in a baby? (What are the primary spinal curves?)
Thoracic and sacra
What is the most superior bone of the sternum called?
Manubrium
What are ribs 1-7 called?
Vertebrosternal
What type of vertebrae has transverse foramen and at least two vertebrae that have unique structures?
. Cervical
What is the function of connective tissue
a. Supports and binds tissues to one another
b. Protects soft tissue and protects against disease causing agents
c. Transports gases, nutrients, wastes, and hormones
d. Stores energy and insulates
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