Which of the following cutaneous receptors is specialized for the reception of touch or light pressure?
If a splinter penetrated the skin in to the third epidermal layer of the sole of the foot, which cells would be
The integumentary system is protected by the action of cells that arise from bone marrow and migrate to which of the following cells sere this fuction?
macrophages called epidermal dendritic cells
Despite the apparent durability, the dermis is subject to learning. How might a person know that the dermis has stretched and/or torn?
The appearance of visible, silvery-white scars is an indication of stretching of the dermis
Burns are devastating and debilitating because of loss of fluids and electrolytes from the body. How do physicians estimate the extent of burn damage associated with such dangerous fluid loss/
by using the "rule of nines"
Fators in preventing (or delaying) osteoporosis include
increasing dietary vitamins
Ossification of the ends of long bones
is produced by secondary ossification centers
Which structure allows the diaphysis of the bone to increase in length until early childhood ,as well as shaping articular surfaces?
The periosteum is secured to the underlying bone by dense connective tissue called
perforating (sharpeys) fibers
What are the small spaces in bone tissue that are holes in which osteocytes live called?
The process of bones increasing in width is known as
Which hormone increases osteoclast activity to release more calcium ions into the bloodstream?
Which of the following glands or organs produces hormones that tend to decrease blood calcium levels?
Normal bone formation and growth are dependent on the adequate intake of
calcium phosphate, and vitamin D
Which of the following is an abnormal lateral curvature of the vertebral column often seen in the thoracic
Thoracic vertebrae differ from the other vertebrae i that they were
facets for attachment of ribs
Which bone is in direct contact with the first metatarsal?
Which of the following is the abnormal curve often seen in pregnant women as they attempt to preserve the gravity toward the end of pregnancy?
The superior nasal concha is a part of which bone?
The articulation that most closely resembles a hinge i the body involves which bones?
Which portion of the fibula articulates with the talus?
On the basis of structural classification which joint is fibrous connective tissue?
Connective tissue sacs lined with synovial membrane that act as cushions in
The ligaments that protect the alignment of the femoral and tibial condyles and limit the movement of the anteriorly and posteriorly are called
Synovial fluid is present in joint cavities of freely movable joints. Which of the following statements is true fluid?
it contains hyaluronic acid
What are merisci?
Semilunar cartilage pads
compared to the shoulder, displacements of the hip joints are
Rare because of the ligament reinforcement
Which ligaments hold the radius to the ulna at the proximal end?
Extra capsular ligaments stabilizing the knee include
lateral and medial collateral ligaments preventing lateral or medial angular movements
An example of an intreosseous fibrous joint is
the radius and ulna along it length