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APM100 Final Review

The brain is divided into left and right halves called? Left and Right Hemispheres
A yellowish discoloration of the skin and the whited of the eyes is called? Jaundice
Where is Cerebrospinal Fluid made? The Ventricles
The teeth and tongue begin digestion in a process known as? mastication
The first 10 inches of the small intestine is known as? Duodenum
The nervous system is divided into these 2 divisions? The central and the peripheral
Cystitis is inflammation of the? Bladder
What is the medical term for blood found in the urine? Hematuria
Nocturia means? Excessive urination at night
In men the urethra is how long? 7-8 inches
In women the urethra is how long? 1-2 inches
The ______ is the colored, circular structure around the pupil? Iris
Nutrients are absorbed into the blood stream in which part of the digestive system? Small Intestine
Where does the exchange of gases take place in the lungs? Alveoli
The heart has several layers and membranes, each with its own specialized function. Which of the following is a membrane sac around the heart? Pericardium
The valve located between the right atrium and the right ventricle is the? Tricuspid
Arteries carry blood? Away from the heart
Which medical word mean muscle wasting? Atrophy
Hypertension means? high blood pressure
Veins carry blood toward the heart
The intercostal muscles are located where? between your ribs
There are approx how many skeletal muscles in the body? 700
The wavelike motion of the smooth muscle is called? Peristalsis
Color vision comes from cells known as? Cones
A keloid is also know as? A scar
The uterine tube in females is about how many inches? 5 Inches
The organ of sexual response in females is the? Clitoris
Temporary disorder of glucose metabolism that can occur during pregnancy? Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Bronchitis? Inflammation or infection of the bronchi
Bacterial or viral infection of the nose and or throat? Upper Respiratory Infection
Cloudy, opaque lens? Cataract
Dyspnea? difficult or painful breathing?
Dermis Thickest layer of skin
HCG? Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
Gestation? From conception to birth
At birth all babies eyes appear gray-blue? True
The sclera is the white part of the eye? True
Eye color is a genetically determined trait? True
The epidermis does not contain blood vessels? True
The stomach is superior to the small intestines? True
Rhinorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease? False
The colon is the longest part of the intestines? True
Double pneumonia is twice as bad as regular pneumonia? True
Mucosa lines the gastrointestinal tract? True
The epidermis is the thin outermost layer of the skin True
The absence of the monthly menstrual cycle is called amenorrhea True
Epinephrine produces the 'flight or fight' response True
What are the three layers of the skin? Epidermis, Dermis, Subcutaneous Layer
Sebaceous glands are also known as? oil glands
What is another name for 'goosebumps'? Piloerection
What is another name for candidiasis? Yeast
The ovaries are small shaped glands about how many inches in length? 2 Inches
What 3 hormones do the ovaries secrete? Estradiol, Progesterone, Testosterone
Main function of the endrocrine system? Keep the body in homeostasis
Main function of the circulatory system? Route blood takes through the body
Main function of the respiratory system? Brings oxygen in the body and expels carbon dioxide
Main function of the reproductive systems? Female: Role in conceiving, carrying and giving birth Male: Secrete male hormones, produce and release spermatoza
Main function of the muscular system? Provides movement for the body.
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Components of the axial system? Central bony structure that consists of head, chest and back.
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