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Human Anatomy & Physiology: Help and Review Final Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the difference between a subluxation and a dislocation?

Question 2 2. Which facial bone is sometimes referred to as the lower jaw?

Question 3 3. What are ligaments composed of?

Question 4 4. You are looking through a microscope at a piece of cartilage. You see a great number of chondrocytes in the slide. Which of the following is most likely the type of cartilage you are inspecting?

Question 5 5. Cindy has been diagnosed with peptic ulcers that require treatment. What has occurred within her stomach to lead to this condition?

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Question 6 6. Nitrates are composed of which of the following molecules?

Question 7 7. All of the following contain thiamine except:

Question 8 8. Why is glycogen highly branched?

Question 9 9. If a 10-year old boy is growing at an abnormally fast rate, he may be experiencing and over-secretion of which of the following hormones?

Question 10 10. The hormone that is responsible for transporting glucose into the cells is:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following functions is controlled by the autonomic nervous system?

Question 12 12. What component of the body gathers sensory input and delivers it to the brain?

Question 13 13. Which of the following ways can touch affect cognition?

Question 14 14. Which kind of taste occurs when our taste buds are reacting to acids?

Question 15 15. Identify the following:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is false with regard to ESRD?

Question 17 17. Angina is a symptom of what form of ischemia?

Question 18 18. A small particle that causes a blockage in a blood vessel is called?

Question 19 19. What is the name of the needle that punctures the vein in an IV cannula?

Question 20 20. The advantage of using albuterol over other inhaler medications is:

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Question 21 21. Pharmacology is the study of _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is true regarding hydrogen bonds?

Question 23 23. Which of the following are symptoms of traumatic brain injury?

Question 24 24. How are endothelial cells in the brain different from endothelial cells in the rest of the body?

Question 25 25. Your breastbone is _____ to your vertebral column.

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Question 26 26. Why does active transport require energy?

Question 27 27. What does it mean to call SIDS a 'silent' medical disorder?

Question 28 28. Why is progesterone important during pregnancy?

Question 29 29. _____ hold fats together in biological systems and bond fatty acids to glycerol.

Question 30 30. What holds high density polyethylene together?

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Question 31 31. Aimee walks into a restaurant with her boyfriend where she is expecting to celebrate her 40th birthday. Instead, she is greeted by fifty of her closest friends and family members who have shown up to a surprise party in celebration of her milestone birthday. Aimee is so shocked that her jaw almost hits the floor, and she is speechless. Which muscle allowed Amy to open her mouth?

Question 32 32. A neuron has three main body structures. Which of the following is NOT part of the neuron?

Question 33 33. Which of these correctly lists the order of structures that transport sperm to the outside of the body?

Question 34 34. The purpose of the vestibular glands is to:

Question 35 35. The following is NOT an ossicle:

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Question 36 36. Which of the following is not a typical cause of conductive hearing loss?

Question 37 37. Which proteins form a cross-bridge, causing muscular contraction?

Question 38 38. A computer can be used to turn the measured electrical signal from an EMG into a visual or audio output. When a graph is drawn to be visually inspected, it is displayed on what device?

Question 39 39. High blood pressure (hypertension) causes which part of the heart to become enlarged?

Question 40 40. What are some ways to lengthen the effective refractory period?

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Question 41 41. The pelvis attaches together at the front, or anterior, part your body at the following location:

Question 42 42. The hard outer shell, which does not contain marrow, is known as _____.

Question 43 43. Which of the following specialists would most likely perform a barium enema?

Question 44 44. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of an agonist?

Question 45 45. Which gland partners with the hypothalamus to send messages to all other endocrine glands concerning hormone production and secretion?

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Question 46 46. The fight-or-flight response is stimulated by the _____.

Question 47 47. Why is the somatosensory system so important?

Question 48 48. How is pyuria diagnosed?

Question 49 49. Erythrocytes are ______ blood cells.

Question 50 50. Through the same reaction that forms bicarbonate, something else is produced. What is it and how is it utilized?

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