Anatomy and Physiology Review for Midterm Flashcards
which of the following describes a parasagittal plane
any sagittal plane except in the midline
the dorsal body cavity is the site of which of the following?
brain & spinal cord
you are asked to take a person's heart rate at the popliteal pulse point. you will look for this pulse _____.
on the posterior side of the knee
passive membrane transport processes include ______
movement of a substance down its concentration gradient
which of the following would not be restricted (limited) by low levels of ATP?
which of the following is NOT found in cartilage but is found in bone?
cartilage is avascular and gets nutrients from membrane surrounding it
the shape of the external ear is maintained by ______.
maintains the shape of a structure while allowing great flexibility also found in the epiglottis
what are the three main components of connective tissue
`which tissue type is formed by many cells joining together, each contributing a nucleus?
the dermis is a strong, flexible connective tissue layer. which of the following cell types are likely to be found in the dermis
the cell responsible for secreting the matrix of bone is the ______.
bones are constantly undergoing resorption (breaking bone down) for various reasons. Which of the following cells accomplishes this process.
in the epiphyseal plate, cartilage grows ______.
?? by pulling the diaphysis toward the epiphysis
at an archeoloical site you discover a bone that is cylindrical in shape, about one inch long and a quarter of an inch wide. choose the correct classification:
a long bong
because it is longer than it is wider
the sella turcica is part of the ____ bone and houses the ____ gland
articulations permitting only slight degrees of movement are
a. amphiarthroses - slightly movable
b. synarthroses - immovable
c. diarthroses - freely movable
d. synovial joints - structural type
fibrous joints are classified as ______.
sutures - rigid, interlocking joints of skulls
syndesmoses - bones connnected by ligaments
gomphoses - peg-in-socket
what is moving a limb away from the midline of the body along the frontal plane called?
what is the definition of homeostatis
the ability to maintain relatively stable internal conditions even though the outside world changed continuously
growth of cartilage from within cartilage is termed
- chondrocyes within lacunae divide and secrete new matrix, expanding cartilage from within; new matrix made within cartilage
all synovial joints are _____
all freely moving
pointing your toes downward is described as which type of movement?
which of the following is not a factor that stabilizes joints?