Guided Reading - Lower Extremity II
1) Knee extensors, known as the quadriceps femoris, include the
A) three vastus muscles and the rectus femoris.
B) popliteus, iliopsoas, and gracilis.
C) biceps femoris, gracilis, and sartorius.
D) hamstrings and adduct
Guided Reading - Comprehensive III
1) The largest anterior trunk muscle is the
A) serratus anterior.
C) pectoralis major.
D) rectus abdominis.
E) external oblique.
2) What types of information about an individual's medical condition can the sk
Guided Reading - Head and Neck III
1) Regulating motor output associated with muscle tone is the function of which mesencephalic center?
A) amygdaloid body
B) inferior colliculi
C) substantia nigra
D) cerebral peduncles
E) red nucleus
2) The somatic motor
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 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 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 - Upper Extremity II
1) All extensor muscles of the upper limb are innervated by the _ nerve or a branch of that nerve.
2) Muscles that flex the elbow are innervated by (the)
Guided Reading - Upper Extremity I
1) The origin of a portion of the triceps brachii is on the
A) scapular spine.
B) scapular fossa.
C) infraspinous fossa.
D) supraglenoid tubercle.
E) infraglenoid tubercle.
2) The lateral contour of the shoulder is forme
Guided Reading - Spinal Cord and Spinal Column
1) The muscle group nearest the vertebral column is the
2) Which of the following is a spinal extensor?
A) quadratus lumborum
B) longus c
Guided Reading - Lower Extremity I
1) The arches of the foot are supported by (the)
A) metatarsal bones.
B) metacarpal bones.
C) carpal bones.
D) tarsal bones.
E) all of the above.
2) The socket that receives the head of the femur is the
A) glenoid cavity
Guided Reading - Head and Neck VI
1) How do the cells of the suprarenal medulla differ from other glandular cells?
A) They do not differ from other cells.
B) They are chief cells that have migrated from the kidneys.
C) They are a modified parasympathetic
Guided Reading - Head and Neck V
1) Someone who is referred to as having a "strong jaw" likely has a very prominent
A) mandibular notch.
B) mandibular body.
C) mandibular angle.
E) none of the above.
2) The bony structure of the orbit is compo
Guided Reading - Head and Neck IV
1) Which of the following is the major action of the neck musculature?
A) moving the rib cage.
B) positioning the head.
C) stabilizing the pectoral girdle to allow more precise forelimb movements.
D) positioning the spina
Guided Reading - Head and Neck II
1) Which cranial nerves are responsible for all aspects of eye function?
A) I, II, VII
B) II, III, IV, V, VI
C) V, VII, VIII
D) IX, XI, XII
E) none of the above combinations.
2) The largest region of the brain is (the)
Guided Reading - Head and Neck I
1) The motor actions of the tongue and swallowing are controlled by the
B) mamillary bodies.
C) cerebral nuclei.
2) What is the connecting tract between halves of the limbic system?
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 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
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 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
Guided Reading - Comprehensive II
1) The anatomical specialty that examines changes in form from conception to maturity is
A) medical anatomy.
B) developmental anatomy.
C) comparative anatomy.
D) surgical anatomy.
E) systemic anatomy.
2) Gross anatomical