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UExcel Anatomy & Physiology: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following are the two main types of cell found in connective tissue?

Question 2 2. The following bone(s) make(s) up the orbit of the eye:

Question 3 3. In the case of the kidney's glomerulus, what is hydrostatic pressure?

Question 4 4. When is blood forced into the aorta of the human heart?

Question 5 5. Which of the following would NOT result from hypercapnia?

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Question 6 6. Why are arterioles effective regulators of blood flow?

Question 7 7. Which structures in the lymphatic system are considered 'organs of your immune system' since they filter out harmful pathogens like viruses and bacteria?

Question 8 8. The receptors most involved in the sensation of a transient pressure are _____.

Question 9 9. The delay at the AV node supports coordinated blood flow through the heart by _____.

Question 10 10. Cholesterol is the raw material used to form which of the following?

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Question 11 11. What effect does high concentrations of carbon dioxide have on hemoglobin?

Question 12 12. Which problem is caused by a lack of pulmonary surfactant?

Question 13 13. Which hormone (s) travels to the uterus to stimulate tissue regrowth during the proliferative phase of the uterine cycle?

Question 14 14. Consider a running muscle composed of 40% fast, 40% slow, and 20% intermediate fibers. What effect would repeated distance running have on this muscle?

Question 15 15. In this drawing of a frog gastrula, which letter corresponds to the ectoderm?

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Question 16 16. Glycolysis produces two 3-carbon sugars that are then used in what stage of cellular respiration?

Question 17 17. Failure of the foramen ovale to close is called Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO). Which of the following would most likely lead to this condition?

Question 18 18. If a baby is lying horizontally across the mother's uterus it is considered to be in _____?

Question 19 19. What is the difference between the diaphysis and the epiphysis?

Question 20 20. What is happening in the heart when the P Wave appears on an ECG?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a change that occurs during the menstrual cycle?

Question 22 22. Molecules stored in a muscle's pre-synaptic cells that are secreted into the synapse are:

Question 23 23. What does the renal hilum NOT contain?

Question 24 24. Even though carbon dioxide is a cellular waste product, it is converted through a reaction with water to create bicarbonate. The bicarbonate then performs an important role after it diffuses back into the plasma. What is it?

Question 25 25. Which layer of a blood vessel is present in all parts of the circulatory system?

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Question 26 26. Why is the meniscus important?

Question 27 27. Which of the following represents the oxidized form of flavin adenine dinucleotide during cellular respiration?

Question 28 28. Which process best describes the internalization of a specific protein outside the cell?

Question 29 29. The sternum's _____ attaches to the first pair of ribs and clavicles.

Question 30 30. Which of the following structures are lymphatic capillaries that absorb dietary fats?

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Question 31 31. Since the optic nerve transmits information from the eye to the brain, an injury to the optic nerve could result in _____

Question 32 32. During which stage of the cross-bridge cycle does the sarcomere shorten?

Question 33 33. Which of the following proteins are contained in the thick myofilaments of striated muscle?

Question 34 34. Which phase of the ovarian cycle is commonly referred to as the 'postovulatory phase', when hormones important for reproduction are produced?

Question 35 35. The change in free energy of a reaction is

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Question 36 36. Why is John able to feel the light touch of a feather on his skin?

Question 37 37. Which of the following muscles extends the hand and fingers?

Question 38 38. The part of the scapula that articulates with the head of the humerus is called:

Question 39 39. A cataract is an eye condition that causes blurry vision. Which of these structures is most likely affected?

Question 40 40. Which of the following is INCORRECT regarding cranial nerve III (oculomotor nerve)?

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Question 41 41. How does cleavage differ from normal mitosis?

Question 42 42. Which embryonic stage consists of a solid, compact mass of sixteen or more cells?

Question 43 43. Puberty is directed to begin in:

Question 44 44. The location of substrate binding is called the

Question 45 45. The anterior region of the pituitary gland is called _____.

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Question 46 46. Using the mnemonic FRE123, what does it tell us about a second class lever?

Question 47 47. How is cardiac output calculated?

Question 48 48. What are the stages of labor and in what order do they occur?

Question 49 49. Why would damaged epithelium be covered with a bandage?

Question 50 50. The external auditory meatus is also known as the _____.

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