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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