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Anatomy
Definition
The study of the structures of the body is...
Term
great saphenous
Definition
Which of these blood vessels is considered to be the longest vein of the body?
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superficial
Definition
A term that suggests a location close to the surface of the body or a body part is...
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erthrocyte, leucocyte, thrombocyte
Definition
Which of these lists include all of the basic types of blood cells?
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vomer
Definition
Which os these is a bone of the face?
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left upper, right lower, left lower
Definition
Which quadrants of the body feed the left lymph duct?
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reproductive
Definition
A term that identifies one of the body systems is
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liver, stomach, spleen
Definition
Which of these organs receive blood from the celiac axis artery?
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fossa
Definition
A shallow depression in a bone is referred to as a....
Term
Bicuspid and tricuspid valve
Definition
Which of these valves are found in the human heart?
Term
protoplasm
Definition
The basic substance of cell composition is...
Term
pulmonary semilunar and tricuspid valve
Definition
Which of the following blood valves transmit de-oxygenated blood?
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coronal plane
Definition
The imaginary, vertical plane that cuts through a cadaver, from side to side, at right angles to the mid-sagittal plane, is referred to as the...
Term
left common carotid artery, left subclavian artery, brachiocephalic artery
Definition
Which of the following blood vessels are branches of the arch of aorta?
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torso
Definition
A term that refers to the trunk of the body is...
Term
Connective tissue
Definition
Blood is classified as which type of elementary tissue?
Term
206
Definition
The number of classified bones in the make-up of the human skeleton is...
Term
muscle tissue
Definition
The myocardium of the heart is composed of what elementary tissue?
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ulna
Definition
The olecranon process is located on the...
Term
axillary muscle
Definition
Which blood vessel begins at the lateral border of he first rib and terminates as it passes by the tendon of the teres major muscle?
Term
epithelial
Definition
A term that represents one of he basic tissues of the body is....
Term
popliteal artery
Definition
What blood vessel begins at the opening of the adductor magnus muscle?
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osteology
Definition
The study of the bones is...
Term
foot
Definition
The plantar arteries are located in the...
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maxilla
Definition
Which of these is the bone of the upper jaw?
Term
celiac artery
Definition
Which of the following is an unpaired visceral branch of the abdominal aorta?
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abdominal
Definition
Which of these identifies an important body cavity?
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subclavian artery
Definition
The internal thoracic artery is a branch of the...
Term
inferior
Definition
In anatomical study, the direction toward the foot end of the body is referred to as...
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external carotid artery
Definition
Which of the following is NOT a part of the cerebral arterial circle?
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median plane
Definition
The imaginary, vertical plane that cuts through the body in such a manner as to divide it into two symmetrical halves is referred to as the...
Term
80
Definition
How many bones are in the axial skeleton?
Term
endocrine
Definition
A term that identifies a body system is...
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hearing
Definition
The incus, stapes and malleus bones are related to...
Term
cadaver
Definition
A dead human body used for anatomical study is referred to as a...
Term
cecum
Definition
Which of the following is NOT a section of the small intestine?
Term
histology
Definition
Microscopic anatomy may also be referred to as...
Term
bile
Definition
The liver produces...
Term
anterior
Definition
In anatomical study, the direction toward the front of the body is referred to as...
Term
oropharynx
Definition
The middle section of the pharynx is the...
Term
physiology
Definition
The study of the function of the body is...
Term
kidney
Definition
What organ is located in a retroperitoneal position?
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connective
Definition
A term that identifies one of the basic body tissues is...
Term
Heterocrine gland
Definition
What kind of gland is the pancreas?
Term
cranium
Definition
The portion of the skull that encloses the brain is referred to as the...
Term
cervix
Definition
The inferior, constricted area of the uterus is the...
Term
temporal bone
Definition
The auditory ossicles are contained within the...
Term
spinal cord and its spinal nerves
Definition
What structure resembles a "cauda equina?"
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axial
Definition
A term that identifies one of the two divisions of the skeleton is...
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a membrane
Definition
A thin expanse of tissue of...
Term
vomer bone
Definition
A bone is NOT a cranial bone is the...
Term
in the ventricles of the heart
Definition
Where are the chordae tendinae located...
Term
sphenoid bone
Definition
The sella turcica is located on the...
Term
brachiocephalic artery
Definition
Which of the following bifurcates into the right subclavian and right common carotid arteries?
Term
visceral
Definition
A term that suggests some relationship to the internal body organs is...
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portal vein
Definition
The union of the splenic vein and the superior mesenteric vein forms the...
Term
transverse plane
Definition
An imaginery plane that cuts through the body, horizontally, is called a...
Term
celiac trunk artery
Definition
The liver receives its blood supply from which of the following?
Term
zoology
Definition
The study of animal life is...
Term
superior mesenteric artery
Definition
What blood vessel supplies oxygenated blood to the small intestine and the right half of the large intestine?
Term
aorta
Definition
Blood exits from the left ventricle of the heart though the...
Term
right subclavian artery
Definition
Which of these is NOT a branch of the aorta?
Term
angiology
Definition
The study of vascular system is...
Term
dorsalis pedis artery
Definition
Which of the following blood vessels is a continuation of the anterior tibial artery?
Term
deep palmar artery
Definition
An artery that supplies blood to the hand is the...
Term
axillary artery
Definition
The vertebral artery arises from the...
Term
left atrioventricular orifice
Definition
The bicuspid valve of the heart controls the flow of blood through the...
Term
brain
Definition
The internal carotid artery is the main blood supply to the...
Term
visceral pericardium
Definition
The innermost layer of the heart is the...
Term
visceral pericardium
Definition
The innermost layer of the heart is the...
Term
diastole
Definition
The contraction phase of the cardiac cycle is called...
Term
Hypogastric
Definition
The umbilical arteries are branches of which vessel?
Term
right atrium
Definition
Which of the following structures is NOT involved in pulmonary circulation?
Term
phlebology
Definition
The study of the arteries of the body is...
Term
radial artery
Definition
The pulse is usually taken at the...
Term
5 liters
Definition
The average volume of blood in an adult human body is...
Term
anterior cerebral artery
Definition
Of the following arteries, the one involved in the make-up of the circle of willis is the...
Term
inferior vena cava
Definition
The large vein that returns deoxygenated blood from the lower extremities and the abdomen to the right atrium of the heart is the...
Term
femoral artery
Definition
The artery that is transmitted through the adductor canal is the...
Term
to carry oxygen and carbon dioxide
Definition
What is the main function of an erythrocyte?
Term
basilar artery
Definition
Each of the following arteries is paired EXCEPT the...
Term
right ventricle
Definition
Which chamber of the heart contains the papillary muscles and chordae tendinae associated with the tricuspid valve?
Term
descending thoracic aorta
Definition
The posterior intercostal arteries are parietal branches of the...
Term
they carry hemoglobin to and from the body cells
Definition
Which of the following is NOT descriptive of thrombocytes?
Term
external iliac artery
Definition
An artery that is closely associated with the inguinal ligament is the...
Term
right lymphatic duct
Definition
Lymph fluid from the right upper extremity drains through the...
Term
is a tributary to the right brachiocephalic vein
Definition
The right lymph duct...
Term
atrial septum
Definition
Which of the following structures is associated with the fossa ovalis?
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medial
Definition
In relation to the lungs, the heart lies...
Term
mediastinum
Definition
The space between the lungs which houses the heart and larger blood vessels is the...
Term
axillary vein
Definition
The basilar vein terminates by emptying into the...
Term
slightly alkaline
Definition
The pH of normal blood is...
Term
maxillary artery
Definition
Of the following arteries, the one that is a branch of the external carotid artery is the...
Term
erythrocytes
Definition
The most numerous of the corpuscles are the...
Term
subclavian vein
Definition
A vein that is NOT a part of the portal system is the...
Term
left ventricle
Definition
Which os these is the last chamber of the heart to contain oxygenated blood before it enters into the aorta?
Term
internal carotid artery
Definition
Of the following arteries, the one that s involved in the make-up of the circle of willis is the...
Term
pulmonary semilunar valve
Definition
What structure will blood pas through after leaving the right ventricle of the heart?
Term
capillaries
Definition
Veins originate all over the body as continuations of...
Term
Phagocytosis
Definition
Which of the following terms is NOT associated with erythrocytes?
Term
inferior vena cava
Definition
A blood vessel closely associated with the right atrium of the heart is the...
Term
left atrium
Definition
Which of the following structures is NOT involved in systemic circulaton?
Term
brachiocephalic artery
Definition
Each of the following arteries is paired except the...
Term
graafian follicles
Definition
The small, sac-like structures inside the ovaries from which mature ova erupt during ovulation are the...
Term
liver
Definition
The portal system is considered to terminate in the...
Term
ostium
Definition
The oepning at the distal end of the uterine tube through which ova pass is the...
Term
inferior vena cava
Definition
The renal veins are tributaries to the...
Term
hematology
Definition
The study is called...
Term
vagina
Definition
Which of the following is another name for the birth canal?
Term
three branches
Definition
The arch of the aorta gives off...
Term
in the subarchnoid space
Definition
In which of the following areas does the cerebrospinal fluid flow around the brain?
Term
papillary muscles
Definition
The small cone-shaped muscles that project into the lumen of the ventricles of the heart are...
Term
internal respiration
Definition
The process whereby oxygen is a exchanged for carbon dioxide at the level of a body cell is...
Term
esophageal arteries
Definition
Which of these visceral branches of the descending thoracic aorta?
Term
prostrate gland
Definition
Which of the following glands would NOT be included in a study of the endocrine system?
Term
cystic artery
Definition
Blood is supplied to the gall bladder by the...
Term
testes
Definition
Which of the following would be classified as a heterocrine gland?
Term
two branches
Definition
The ascending aorta lies within the mediastinal space and gives off...
Term
exocrine glands
Definition
Glands that secrete their products through a duct system only are the...
Term
femoral vein
Definition
The external iliac vein arises as the continuation of the...
Term
aortic arch
Definition
The continuation of the ascending is the...
Term
lower neck region
Definition
Lymph is returned to the blood circulatory system in the...
Term
descending thoracic aorta
Definition
Which section of the aorta gives rise to the pericardial and bronchial arteries?
Term
right atrium and right ventricle
Definition
The tricuspid valve is located between the...
Term
abdominal aorta
Definition
Which section of the aorita gives rise to the inferior phrenic and celiac trunk arteries?
Term
abdominal aorta
Definition
The testicular arteries arise from the...
Term
right atrium
Definition
The coronary sinus orifice is in which chamber of the heart?
Term
lingual artery
Definition
What branch of the external carotid artery feeds the tongue?
Term
erythrocytes
Definition
The red blood cells are called...
Term
posterior communicating artery
Definition
The artery of the circle of willis that transports blood from the internal carotid artery to the posterior cerebral artery is the...
Term
great saphenous vein
Definition
Which of the following veins arises from the dorsal venous network of the foot?
Term
vertebral artery
Definition
The branch of the subclavian artery that transports blood to the basilar artery is the...
Term
gross anatomy
Definition
Which of thse is the study of the structure of the body without the aid of a microscope?
Term
deep palmar arch
Definition
An artery that is considered to be the continuation of the radial artery is the...
Term
face
Definition
The retromandibular vein is a vein of the...
Term
capillaries
Definition
Most of the blood volume of the body will be fouond in the...
Term
medial plantar artery
Definition
Which of the following arteries is one of the bifurcations of the posterior tibial artery?
Term
dural sinuses
Definition
The blood vessels responsible for draining blood from the tissues of teh brain are the...
Term
fallopian tube
Definition
Where does fertilization normally occur?
Term
basilic vein
Definition
Which of the following can be located on the medial and superficial aspect of the forarm?
Term
axillary vein
Definition
The subclavian vein arises as the continuation of the...
Term
internal jugular vein
Definition
Which of the following joins the subclavian vein to form the innominate vein?
Term
convey blood in a general direction away from the heart
Definition
The arteries of the body...
Term
a biconcave disc-shaped cell
Definition
The red blood cell is...
Term
serum
Definition
The liquid porion of clotted blood is called...
Term
basilar artery
Definition
What blood vessel is formed by the union of right and left vertebral arteries?
Term
hemiazygos vein
Definition
The accessory hemiazygos vein is a tributary to the...
Term
sartorius muscle
Definition
The lateral border of the femoral triangle is the....
Term
heart
Definition
The papillary muscles are found in the make-up of the...
Term
anterior communicating artery
Definition
Which of the following connects the right and left anterior cerebral arteries?
Term
Phlebology
Definition
The study of the veins of the body is...
Term
circle of willis
Definition
What is another name for the cerebral arteries circle?
Term
female gonads
Definition
The ovarian arteries supply blood to the...
Term
common facial artery
Definition
Which of the following branches of the external carotid artery supplies blood to the nose, lips, and chin?
Term
aorta
Definition
Which os the following arteries is most closely associated with the left ventricle of the heart?
Term
Ophthalmic artery
Definition
Which branch of the internal carotid artery supplies blood to the eyeball?
Term
cisterna chyli
Definition
The dilated inferior end of the thoracic duct is called the...
Term
tricuspid valve
Definition
Another name for the RIGHT atrio-ventricular valve of the heart is...
Term
left atrium
Definition
The pulmonary venous orifices are in the wall of which chamber of the heart?
Term
bicuspid valve
Definition
What is another name for the LEFT atrio-ventricular valve?
Term
lingual artery
Definition
Blood is supplied to the tongue through the...
Term
plasma
Definition
What component of the blood is about ninety-two percent water?
Term
brachiocephalic vein
Definition
The internal jugular vein empties into the...
Term
forty-five percent
Definition
What percentage of the total volume of blood consists of blood cells?
Term
both atria of the heart
Definition
Venous circulation is considered to terminate in the...
Term
anastomosis
Definition
The union of the distal ends of two or more blood vessels is called...
Term
abdominal aorta
Definition
The ovarian arteris arise as branches of the...
Term
Leucocytes
Definition
What blood cells are responsible for fighting infection?
Term
left ventricle
Definition
The heart chamber in which systemic circulation originates is the...
Term
a tissue
Definition
A group of similar cells acting together to perform a particular function is...
Term
passes through the adductor canal
Definition
The femoral vein..
Term
a sytem
Definition
A group of oragsn acing together to perform a common function is...
Term
subclavian vein
Definition
The external jugular vein terminates by emptying into the...
Term
epithelial
Definition
What type of tissue lines the hollow body organs?
Term
chyles
Definition
The milk-like liquid composed of lymph and globules of digested fats corsing through the lacteals during digestion is...
Term
bone
Definition
Which of the following described as osseous tissue?
Term
right atrium of the heart
Definition
The inferior vena cava orifice is in the wall of the...
Term
canellous
Definition
What type of bone is found on the interior of a long bone?
Term
common iliac arteries
Definition
The arteries that arise from the bifurcation of the abdominal aorta are the...
Term
medullary
Definition
What cavity contains yellow bone marrow?
Term
cardiology
Definition
The study of the heart is...
Term
appendicular
Definition
The bones of the arms and legs are considered to be...
Term
tricuspid valve
Definition
The heart valve in the right atrio-ventricular septum is the...
Term
classified
Definition
Which of the following is used to describe bones which are always present in the human skeleton?
Term
artery
Definition
The term tunica externa suggests which of the followings body structures?
Term
5
Definition
How many pairs of false ribs are in the human skeleton?
Term
popliteal vein
Definition
The small saphenous vein is a tributary to the...
Term
fibula
Definition
A bone of the lower extremity is the...
Term
bones
Definition
The term "nutrient arteries" refers to those arteries that supply blood to the...
Term
carpals
Definition
Which of the following are located in the wrist of the human body?
Term
left atrium
Definition
The heart chamber in which pulmonary circulation terminates is the...
Term
diarthrosis
Definition
What type of body joint is described as freely movable?
Term
lacteals
Definition
The small ducts that convey lymph from the villi of the small intestine to the cisterna chyli are called...
Term
myocyte
Definition
The single muscle fiber is a...
Term
large intestine
Definition
The inferior mesenteric artery supplies blood to the....
Term
patella
Definition
Which bone is described as the only named and classified sesamoid bone in the human skeleton?
Term
right ventricle
Definition
The heart chamber in which pulmonary circulation originates is the...
Term
platysma
Definition
Which of these is a muscle of the neck?
Term
common hepatic artery
Definition
Each of the following arteries is paired except the...
Term
latissumus dorsi
Definition
Which of these is a muscle of the lower back?
Term
adductor longus
Definition
Which of these is a muscle of the thigh?
Term
cephalic vein
Definition
A superficial vein of the arm is the...
Term
palate
Definition
The roof os the mouth is the...
Term
femoral artery
Definition
An artery closely associated with the inguinal ligament is the...
Term
20
Definition
How many deciduous teeth are present in the human species?
Term
convey blood toward the heart, are provided with valves, and have thinner walls than arteries
Definition
It may be said of veins that they....
Term
three pairs
Definition
How many pairs of salivary glands are there in the body?
Term
lacteals
Definition
Of the following body tubular structures, those that do NOT convey blood are the...
Term
cardiac sphincter
Definition
The valve at the entrance to the stomach is the...
Term
left atrium
Definition
The pulmonary veins convey highly oxygenated blood into the...
Term
pyloric sphincter
Definition
The valve at the exit of the stomach is the...
Term
plasma
Definition
The amber-colored liquid portion of the blood is called...
Term
jejunum
Definition
The middle section of the small intestine is the...
Term
sigmoid colon
Definition
The last section of the colon is the...
Term
superior mesenteric artery
Definition
Each of the following arteries is paired except the...
Term
insulin
Definition
One function of the pancreas is to produce...
Term
tissue fluid
Definition
The amber-colored watery liquid that occupies the intercellular spaces of the tissues is...
Term
calvarium
Definition
The portion of the skull removed in a cranial autopsy is the...
Term
pituitary
Definition
What gland produces the growth hormone?
Term
basilic vein
Definition
A vein that arises from the dorsal venous network of the hand is the...
Term
corpuscles
Definition
The formed elements of the blood are also called...
Term
have three tunics
Definition
The large lymph vessels and larege veins have a common factor in that they both...
Term
55%
Definition
What percentage of the total blood volume is plasma?
Term
epicardium
Definition
The outer layer of the wall of the heart is the...
Term
diapedesis
Definition
Which of these is a process that can be performed by a leukocyte?
Term
pulmonary
Definition
That portion of the circulatory system that conveys blood from the heart to the lungs, and returns it to the heart is identified by the term...
Term
systemic circulation
Definition
The part of the vascular system that takes oxygenated blood to the body and then returns deoxygenated blood back to the heart is the...
Term
duodenum
Definition
Which of the following is a divison of the small intestine?
Term
parital branches
Definition
The branches of the aorta that supply blood to the body walls are the...
Term
greater curvature
Definition
The left margin of the stomach is called the...
Term
mesenteric branches
Definition
The branches of the aorta that supply blood to the intestines are the...
Term
alveolar process
Definition
The portion of the jaw in which the teeth are located is the...
Term
hepatic
Definition
Which branch of the celiac trunk feeds the tissues of the liver?
Term
pancreas
Definition
Which of the following is considered to be an accessory organ of digestion?
Term
superior vena cava
Definition
The right and left innominate veins combine to form the...
Term
cecum
Definition
The vermiform appendix projects from the wall of the...
Term
saphenous veins
Definition
A pair of veins that drain the legs are the...
Term
Peyer's patches
Definition
Aggregations of small lymph nodes located in the mucous membrane of the small intestine, particulary the ileum, are called...
Term
hemiazygous vein
Definition
Which of these blood vessels is located on the left side of the median plane below the heart?
Term
stomach
Definition
The fundus is one of the divisions of the...
Term
left lymph duct
Definition
What is the other name for the thoracic duct of the lymph system?
Term
both digestive and respiratory systems
Definition
The pharynx is a division of the...
Term
central nervous sytem
Definition
What system of the body includes the brain?
Term
mouth
Definition
The salivary glands are situated adjacent to the...
Term
central nervous system
Definition
What system includes the spinal cord?
Term
pharynx and the middle ear
Definition
The Eustachian tube forms a communication between the...
Term
ventricles
Definition
Cerebrospinal fluid is found in the...
Term
pyloric sphincter
Definition
The sphincter valve situated in the orifice between the stomach and the small intestine is the...
Term
three
Definition
How many layers of meninges are there?
Term
pleural cavity
Definition
Each lung is surrounded by the...
Term
scrotum
Definition
The pendulous pouch that contains the tstes is the...
Term
peritoneum
Definition
The membrane which lines the abdominal cavity is the...
Term
fertilization
Definition
The union of a sperm and an ovum is....
Term
glottis
Definition
The opening between the pharynx and the larynx is the...
Term
sternum
Definition
The ziphoid process is a part of which of the following bones?
Term
alveoli
Definition
The terminal air sacs of the lungs are known as...
Term
frontal bone
Definition
The supraorbital margin is a landmark of which of the following bones?
Term
seminiferous tubules
Definition
The structures in the testes in which spermatoza are produced are called...
Term
occipital bone
Definition
Which of these bones has a bony landmark called the external occipital protuberance?
Term
vas deferens
Definition
The ductus deferens is also called the...
Term
vomer bone
Definition
Which of the following bones is a part of the nasal septum?
Term
urethra
Definition
The tube leading from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body is the...
Term
sphenoid bone
Definition
Which of these bones is classified as a cranial bone?
Term
hyoid bone
Definition
Which of the folowing is clasificed as a non-articulating bone?
Term
anterior
Definition
The position of the urinary bladder in the female in relations to the uterus is...
Term
zygomatic
Definition
Whoch of the following is also known as the malar bone?
Term
epididymis
Definition
When spermatozoa leave the seminiferous tubules they pass through the...
Term
pathological anatomy
Definition
The study of the structure of the body as it is affected by disease is...
Term
medulla
Definition
Which of the following is part of the encephalon?
Term
regional anatomy
Definition
The study of the structure of the body with emphasis on each region as a separate unit is...
Term
28 days
Definition
The usual frequency of the release of the ovum from an ovary is every...
Term
superior
Definition
Which term best describes the direction towards the top of the head?
Term
zygote
Definition
A fertilized ovum is called...
Term
topographical anatomy
Definition
The study of the structure of teh body with emphasis on the superficial landmarks is the...
Term
pleura
Definition
The serous membrane covering each lung is the...
Term
temporal bone
Definition
Which of the following is a paired bone?
Term
cecum
Definition
The ilieum joins the large intestine at the...
Term
pubic symphysis
Definition
A prominent bony landmark involving both os coxae is the...
Term
liver
Definition
The gall bladder is attached to the...
Term
skull
Definition
What portion of the skeleton is compared of facil and cranial bones?
Term
incisors
Definition
The teeth immdediately lateral to the median plane are...
Term
cytoplasm
Definition
The protoplasm of a cell that is outside of the nuclear membrane byt unsude the cell membrane is the...
Term
ileum
Definition
Peyers patches are lymph nodes embedded in the walls of the...
Term
external auditory meatus
Definition
Which of the following is associated with the temporal bone?
Term
esophagus
Definition
The portion of the alimentary canale that is located between the pharynx and the stomach is the...
Term
spine
Definition
A slender projection on a bone is a...
Term
nasal septum
Definition
The partition that divides the nasal cavity into two portions is the...
Term
glabella
Definition
Which of these terms describes a small eminence on the frontal bone?
Term
endocrine
Definition
Glands which have no ducts termed...
Term
stapes
Definition
Which of the following is an auditory ossicle...
Term
isles of Langerhans
Definition
Pancreatic tissue contains the...
Term
meatus
Definition
A term that describes a tunnel coursing through a bone is...
Term
fissure
Definition
Which of the terms describes a cleft in the surface of a bone?
Term
pituitary gland
Definition
The gland located at the base of the brain is the...
Term
orbital cavity
Definition
Which of the following contains the eyeball?
Term
above the kidneys
Definition
Adrenal glands are located...
Term
mastoid process
Definition
A prominent projection of the temporal bone is the...
Term
exocrine
Definition
Glands which have ducts are termed...
Term
foramen
Definition
A hole in a bone is a...
Term
origin
Definition
The relatively immovable point of attachment of a muscle is the...
Term
condyle
Definition
A smooth, curved articular projection on a long bone is a...
Term
tendon
Definition
The connective tissue structure which attaches muscle to muscle or muscle to bone is a...
Term
an antrum
Definition
An air sinus is also called...
Term
broad flat tendon
Definition
An aponeurosis is defined as a...
Term
bicuspid valve
Definition
Which of these structures is an orifice of the heart through which oxygenated blood passes?
Term
point of attachment
Definition
The sternocleidomastoid muscle is named according to its...
Term
antibody
Definition
Which of the following is a chemical substance in the blood that serves as an anti-infection agent?
Term
location
Definition
The brachialis muscle is named according to its...
Term
superior vena cava orifice
Definition
Which of the following structures us an orifice of the heart through which de-oxygenated blood will pass?
Term
supinator
Definition
A muscle which acts to turn the palm of the hand anteriorly is the...
Term
inferior mesenteric
Definition
A vein that is a tributary to the splenic vein is the...
Term
insertion
Definition
Which of the following is NOT a muscle action?
Term
tunica intima
Definition
The inner layer of the wall of an artery or vein is the...
Term
abduction
Definition
The act of moving the arm laterally is...
Term
diastole
Definition
Which of the following describes describes the expanding phase of the cardiac cycle?
Term
epicranius
Definition
The galea aponeurotica is associated with the...
Term
posterior auricular artery
Definition
Which of the following is a branch of the external carotid artery?
Term
orbicularis oris
Definition
Which of these is NOT a muscle of mastication?
Term
artery
Definition
The type of blood vessel that carries blood in a general direction away from the heart is an...
Term
chewing
Definition
Muscles of mastication are associated with...
Term
left subclavian artery
Definition
The third branch of the arch of the aorta is the...
Term
neck
Definition
The sternocleidomastoid is a muscle of the...
Term
brachial artery
Definition
Which of the following is the large artery of the upper arm?
Term
back
Definition
The trapezius is a muscle of the...
Term
radial artery
Definition
Which of these blood vessels is located on the lateral aspect of the forearm?
Term
diaphragm
Definition
The phrenic muscle may also be called the...
Term
common hepatic artery
Definition
Which of these blood vessels is one of the celiac trunk?
Term
teres major
Definition
Which of the following is a muscle of the shoulder?
Term
axillary artery
Definition
Which of these blood vessels arises at the termination of the subclavian artery?
Term
lateral rectus
Definition
The ventral abdominal wall includes all of the following muscles EXCEPT the...
Term
eyeball
Definition
Which of the following is associated with the ophthalmic artery?
Term
forearm
Definition
The pronator teres is a muscle of the...
Term
heart
Definition
The coronary arteries supply blood to the...
Term
flexor carpi radialis
Definition
A lateral muscle of the forearm is the...
Term
parathyroid
Definition
Which of the following glands has a direct effect on blood calcium levels?
Term
lateral pterygoid
Definition
Which of the following is a muscle of mastication?
Term
adductor longus
Definition
The medial boundary of the femoral triangle is formed by the...
Term
flexor carpi ulnaris
Definition
Which of the following is a medial muscle of the forearm?
Term
thigh
Definition
The biceps femoris is a muscle of the...
Term
adductor magnus muscle
Definition
Which of the following is located on the medial aspect of the thigh?
Term
quadriceps femoris
Definition
The patella is found embedded in the tendon of the...
Term
sartorius muscle
Definition
Which of the following is an anterior muscle of the thigh?
Term
gluteus maximus
Definition
Which of the following is a muscle of the buttocks?
Term
quadriceps femoris
Definition
Which of the following is a muscle of the anterior thigh?
Term
ethmoid
Definition
The crista galli is a landmark of what bone?
Term
psoas major
Definition
Which of the following is a posterior muscle of the abdomen?
Term
external oblique
Definition
Which of the following is found in the proximal portion of the brachium?
Term
insertion
Definition
The relatively moveable point of attachment of a muscle is termed the...
Term
masseter
Definition
Which of the following is a posterior muscle of the abdomen?
Term
rectus abdominis
Definition
Which of the following is an anteromedial muscle of the abdomen?
Term
oricularis oris
Definition
Which of the following is a sphincter muscle?
Term
epicranius
Definition
The occipofrontalis muscle is also known as the...
Term
myology
Definition
The study of muscles is...
Term
trapezius
Definition
Which of the following is a large muscle of the upper back?
Term
triceps brachii
Definition
Which of the following is NOT a muscle of the ventral forearm?
Term
biceps femoris
Definition
Which of the following is NOT a part of the quadriceps femor muscle?
Term
oribicularis oculi
Definition
Which of the following is a circular muscle of the eye?
Term
biceps brachii
Definition
The large two-headed muscle of the arm is the...
Term
sternocleidomastoid
Definition
Which of the following muscles is located in the cervical region of the body?
Term
triceps brachii
Definition
The three-headed muscle of the arm is the...
Term
trachea
Definition
Upon inhalation, air leaving the larynx next passes through the...
Term
adductor magnus
Definition
Which of the following does NOT take part in forming the boundaries of the femoral triangle?
Term
pectoralis major
Definition
Which of the following is a muscle of the chest?
Term
three
Definition
How many lobes does the right lung have?
Term
diaphram
Definition
Which of the following muscles is functional in breathing?
Term
thyroid cartilage
Definition
Which of the following is part of the larynx?
Term
biceps brachii
Definition
Which of the following muscles is named according to both number of divisions and location?
Term
respiratory system
Definition
What system of the body contains the glottis?
Term
flexion
Definition
The act of decreasing the angle between long bones is...
Term
pancreatic juice
Definition
The exocrine secretion of the pancreas is...
Term
the direction of the fibers
Definition
The transversus muscle of the abdomen is named according to...
Term
on the medial surface
Definition
Where is the hilus of the kidney located?
Term
patella
Definition
The rectus femoris muscle is associated with the...
Term
glomerules
Definition
A cluster of capillaries within a nephron is a...
Term
temporalis
Definition
Which of the following muscles is concerned with mastication?
Term
urethra
Definition
The exit duct of the urinary bladder is the...
Term
dermatology
Definition
The study of the integumentary system is...
Term
neurology
Definition
The study of the nervous system is...
Term
mitral valve
Definition
The valve in the left atrio-ventricular septum of the heart is the...
Term
encephalon
Definition
Another term for the brain is...
Term
two
Definition
How many pairs of floating ribs are included in the rib cage?
Term
encephalon
Definition
The cerebrum is part of the...
Term
saliva
Definition
The parotid glands secrete...
Term
menginges
Definition
The dura mater is a division of the...
Term
manubrium
Definition
The superior segment of the sternum is the...
Term
muscle tissue
Definition
What type of tissue includes the variations called striated, smoth and cardiac?
Term
coverings over the central nervous system
Definition
The meninges are...
Term
ossification
Definition
The process of bone formation is...
Term
twelve
Definition
The number of pairs of cranial nerves is...
Term
pharynx
Definition
The inverted funnel-like organ just posterior to the oral and nasal cavities is the...
Term
smell
Definition
The olfactory nerve is concerned with...
Term
aorta artery
Definition
Which of the following is considered to be the longest artery of the body?
Term
central nervous system
Definition
The brain and spinal cord may be collectively referred to as the...
Term
humerus and scapula
Definition
Which two bones articulate in the glenoid cavity?
Term
thirty-one
Definition
The number of pairs of spinal nerves is...
Term
rotation
Definition
The turning of a body part on an axis is...
Term
filum terminate
Definition
The spinal cord terminates in a structure termed the...
Term
ureter
Definition
The slender tube which conveys urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder is the...
Term
sight
Definition
The optic nerve is associated with...
Term
inferior vena cava
Definition
The renal veins are tributaries to the...
Term
gland
Definition
A body organ the produces and gives off a secretion is a...
Term
divisions of the meninges
Definition
The arachnoid is a...
Term
ovarian artery
Definition
Which of the following arteries is present only in the female body?
Term
encephalon
Definition
The cerebellum is a division of the...
Term
internal jugular vein
Definition
The companion vein to the common carotid artery is the...
Term
at the base of the brain
Definition
The pituitary gland is located...
Term
atlas
Definition
The most superior vertebra of the spinal column is the...
Term
systemic anatomy
Definition
The stuidy of the structures of the body by considering specific sets of related organs as an identifiable unit is...
Term
pleura
Definition
The serous membrane that lines the thoracic cavity is the...
Term
medial
Definition
A body part which lies closest to the mid-sagittal place is said to be...
Term
posterior aspect of the lower legs
Definition
Where is the soleus muscle located?
Term
proximal
Definition
A body part which lies closest to the point of attachment of an extremity is said to be...
Term
126 bones
Definition
Which structures results from the bifurcation of the trachea?
Term
umbilical region
Definition
The central region of the abdominal cavity is the...
Term
periosteum
Definition
The membrane which surrounds the shaft of a long bone is the...
Term
syndesmology
Definition
The study of the ligaments of the body is...
Term
medullary cavity
Definition
The large hollow space in the interior of a long bone is the...
Term
sigmoid colon
Definition
The descending colon terminates by becoming the....
Term
hyoid
Definition
The horse-shoe shaped bone of the neck is the...
Term
adduction
Definition
What muscle action causes a body part to move toward the median plane?
Term
12
Definition
How many thoracic vertebrae are in the spinal column?
Term
a muscle which surrounds a body orifice
Definition
A sphincter is...
Term
epigastric region
Definition
The abdominal region located directly superior to the umbilical region is the...
Term
body
Definition
The middle section of the sternum is referred to as the...
Term
hypogastric region
Definition
The abdominal region located directly inferior to the umbilical region is the...
Term
os coxa
Definition
The scientific name for the hip bone is...
Term
standing erect
Definition
What posture is the cadaver assumed to be in when it is placed in the anatomical position?
Term
head
Definition
The proximal end of the femur is called the...
Term
lateral
Definition
In the anatomical position, the thumbs are said to be in what position as compared to the rest of the hand?
Term
within the ventral cavity
Definition
Where is the heart located?
Term
fontanel
Definition
A temporarily unossified part of a cranial suture is called a...
Term
mediastinal cavity
Definition
What cavity lies medial to both the right and left pleural cavities?
Term
ovary
Definition
Oogenesis occurs within the...
Term
within the dorsal cavity
Definition
Where are the brain and spinal chord located?
Term
endmetrium
Definition
The lining of the uterus to which an ovum or zygote attaches after fertilization is the...
Term
temporal
Definition
The carotid canal is found in what bone?
Term
pituitary
Definition
The master gland of the endocrine system which controls growth is the...
Term
cerebellum
Definition
What part of the brain controls equilibrium?
Term
ligaments
Definition
Which of these is responsible for attaching one bone to another bone?
Term
synarthrosis
Definition
A slightly moveable articulation between two bones is called a...
Term
acetabulum
Definition
The socket of the hip joint is called the...
Term
diaphragm
Definition
The term "phrenic" refers to what anatomical structure?
Term
quadriceps
Definition
The one muscle that is not a "hamstring" muscle is the...
Term
mastoid process
Definition
What important bony landmark is located just behind the earlobe?
Term
patella
Definition
Which of the following is a sesamoid bone?
Term
true ribs
Definition
Ribs which do NOT articulate with the sternum are...
Term
coccyx
Definition
The most inferior vertebra in the adult skeleton is the...
Term
external respiration
Definition
The exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the body and the environment is called...
Term
gastrocnemius
Definition
Of the following muscles, the one that is primarily involed in walking is the...
Term
spermatozoa
Definition
male sex cells of reproduction
Term
ova
Definition
female sex cells of reproduction
Term
scrotum
Definition
membranous sac which contains the testes
Term
fallopian tubes
Definition
the ducts which convey ova
Term
vas deferens
Definition
the duct which conveys spermatozoa
Term
gallbladder
Definition
stores bile
Term
pancreas
Definition
accessory organ of digestion
Term
ileum
Definition
division of small intestine
Term
liver
Definition
produces bile
Term
right lung
Definition
lung has three lobes
Term
left lung
Definition
lung has two lobes
Term
ureter
Definition
conveys urine from kidney to urinary bladder
Term
urethra
Definition
conveys urine from urinary bladder to outside
Term
kindey
Definition
secretes urine
Term
islets of langerhans
Definition
produce insulin
Term
gonads
Definition
produce sex hormones
Term
adrenal glands
Definition
found superior to the kidneys
Term
pituitary gland
Definition
"master gland"
Term
located in the neck
Definition
thyroid gland
Term
hormone
Definition
glandular product secreted directly into the blood
Term
islets of langerhans
Definition
clusters of cells found in the pancreas
Term
hetercrine gland
Definition
glands of both internal and external secretion
Term
exocrine glands
Definition
glands which release their products only through ducts
Term
endocrine glands
Definition
glandular product secreted directly into the blood
Term
pia mater
Definition
innmost layer of meninges
Term
dura mater
Definition
outermost layer of meninges
Term
ventricles
Definition
fluid-filled spaces within the brain
Term
filum terminale
Definition
most caudal portion of the spinal cord
Term
arachnoid
Definition
glandular product secreted directly into the blood
Term
gustation
Definition
sensation of smell
Term
audition
Definition
sensation of hearing
Term
olfaction
Definition
sensation of smell
Term
optic nerves
Definition
nerves of sight
Term
encephalon
Definition
the brain