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1

Cytology would be best droned as a study of _______.

Cells

2

The heart lies in the ________ cavity.

Pericardial

3

A structure that us composed of two or more tissues would be an __________.

Organ

4

What is the main, general purpose of negative feedback?

To maintain homeostasis

5

What term means toward the trunk on the body?

Proximal

6

The anatomical position os characterized by all of the following except _______.

Palms turned posteriorly

7

A good example of a positive feedback mechanism would be ________.

Enhancement of labor contractions

8

Which of the following describes a parasagittal plane?

Any sagittal plane except along the midline

9

In which cavities are the lungs located?

Pleural, ventral, and thoracic

10

Which of the following systems responds to environmental stimuli?

Nervous

11

Which of the following statements is the most correct regarding homeostatic imbalance?

It is considered the cause of the most diseases

12

Which of the following is NOT found in the matrix of cartilage but is in bone?

Blood vessels

13

What is a vertical section through the body, dividing it into anterior and posterior regions called?

Frontal

14

What feature characterizes columnar epithelium of the digestive tract?

Dense microvilli

15

Epithelial tissue ________.

Has a basement membrane

16

Which body cavity protects the entire central nervous system?

Dorsal

17

Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelial __________.

Lines the respiratory tract

18

Matrix is composed of ________.

Fibers and ground substance

19

glands, such as thyroid, that secrete their products directly into the blood rather than through ducts are classified as _______.

Endocrine

20

The fiber type that gives connective tissue great tensile strength is _______.

Collagen

21

What are the three main components of connective tissue?

Ground substance, fibers, and cells

22

Elect the correct statement regarding epithelial.

Stratified epithelial are present where protection from abrasion is important

23

Which secretory cells are commonly found wedged between simple columnar epithelial cells?

Goblet cells

24

Which type of double membrane is found enclosed within the central cavity?

Serous

25

All of the following are examples of locations of dense connective tissue except:

Between lumbar vertebrae

26

Select the most correct statement concerning skin cancer.

Melanomas are rare but must be removed quickly to prevent them from metastasizing

27

A needle would pierce the epidermal layers of the forearm in which order?

Corneum, granulosum, spinosum, basale

28

Which muscles attached to the hair follicles cause goose bumps?

Arrector pili

29

The _______ gland is a modified sudoriferous gland that secretes wax.

Ceruminous

30

Sudoriferous glands are categorized as two distinct types. Which of the following are the two types of sweat glands?

Eccrine and apocrine