Guided Reading - Comprehensive VIII
1) Functions of sebum include which combination of the following?
(1) lubricating the skin
(2) cooling the skin
(3) inhibiting the growth of bacteria on the skin
(4) sensing pressure on the surface of the skin
Guided Reading - Comprehensive XI
1) If a muscle has a tendon that branches within the muscle tissue, it is (a)
A) circular muscle.
B) parallel fibered muscle.
C) multipennate muscle.
D) sphincter muscle.
E) none of the above.
2) When one motor neuron fir
Guided Reading - Comprehensive XII
1) Which type of epithelium is present where mechanical stresses are severe?
A) cuboidal epithelium
B) stratified squamous epithelium
D) columnar epithelium
E) simple epithelium
2) Muscle cells
Guided Reading - Comprehensive X
1) The very beginning of the axon is called the
B) initial segment.
D) axon hillock.
E) Nissl body.
2) The activity of the nervous system is dependent upon
A) a proper extracellular environment
Case Study- Upper Extremity
1. The contradictory finding could be due to degeneration of the median nerve, which causes
loss of proper signaling and abnormal sensations.
2. Abductor pollicis brevis is responsible for abduction at joints of
Guided Reading - Pelvis and Perineum I
1) Milk production in the mammary glands
A) begins to occur at the start of each monthly cycle, but only continues if pregnancy occurs.
B) occurs by the process of meiosis.
C) is initiated during the birth process.
Guided Reading - Thorax I
1) Grooves on the external surface of the heart that divide the right and left ventricles
A) lateral sulcus.
B) anterior interventricular sulcus.
C) coronary fissure.
D) posterior interventricular sulcus.
E) B and D.
Guided Reading - Thorax II
1) The left ventricle
A) sends blood out through the aortic semilunar valve to the systemic circulation.
B) pumps blood out of the heart to the pulmonary circuit.
C) receives blood from the left atrium through the tricuspid valv
Guided Reading Abdomen IV
1) The viscera (or guts) occupy a space known as the _ body cavity.
A) cranial B) ventral C) dorsal D) vertebral E) orbital
2) An enzyme produced by the kidneys that is important for the regulation of blood
pressure and blood vol
Guided Reading - Thorax IV
1) The thoracic duct
A) carries lymph to the right brachiocephalic vein.
B) carries lymph originating in tissues superior to the diaphragm.
C) carries lymph from the right bronchomediastinal trunk.
D) joins the left subclavian v
Guided Reading Abdomen III
1) Cells found between the capillary endothelium and the glomerular epithelium that are
important in regulating glomerular blood flow are the
A) fenestrated cells.
B) mesangial cells.
C) filtration slits.
D) pyramidal cells.
Guided Reading Abdomen I
1) Unpaired arteries that branch from the abdominal aorta include the
B) superior mesenteric.
C) inferior mesenteric.
E) B and C.
2) Which of the following is an unpaired branch of the abdominal aorta?
Guided Reading Abdomen II
1) Kidneys are often difficult to see without dissection because they are surrounded by a
layer of fat. What is the significance of this fat?
A) It expands for storage of additional urine once the bladder is full; it acts as a sp
Guided Reading - Pelvis and Perineum II
1) In the follicular phase of the uterine cycle, the ovary is
A) secreting progesterone.
B) developing a mature follicle.
C) forming the corpus luteum.
D) undergoing atresia.
E) doing all of the above.
2) If the sem
Guided Reading - Comprehensive VII
1) Extra bones that develop between the usual bones of the skull are called
A) Wormian bones.
B) sesamoid bones.
C) flat bones.
D) endochondral bones.
E) none of the above.
2) In addition to osseous tissue, a typical bon
Guided Reading - Comprehensive VI
1) The scapula is an example of what type of bone?
B) flat C) sutural
2) Which of the following is a solid structure?
A) medullary cavity
B) central canal
Guided Reading - Comprehensive V
1) A special type of angular motion is
2) A joint that permits free movement is called
A) a synovial joint.
B) a hinge joint.
C) an amphiarthrosis.
Guided Reading - Comprehensive I
1) Muscular arteries
A) serve as the cushion to prevent sudden rises in blood pressure from causing trouble for the circulation.
B) are larger than elastic arteries and smaller than arterioles.
C) are exemplified by the ex
Guided Reading - Comprehensive IX
1) Neuroglia in the nervous system function to
A) support the neurons.
B) process information in the nervous system.
C) transfer nerve impulses from the brain to the spinal cord.
D) carry nerve impulses.
E) do all of the