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True and False

The middle ear controls our sense of quillibrium False (the inner ear)
Ophthalmoscopy is the examination of the external and internal structures of the eye with an instrument called an otoscope False (otoscope is for ear)
The outermost layer, white portion of the eye, is the sclera True
Drooping of the upper eyelid is known as blepharochalasis False (blepharotosis)
A twitching of the eyelid muscles, which may be due to eye strain or nervous irritability, is know as blepharospasm True
neuroglia do not conduct impulses; they protect the nervous system through phagocytosis by engulfing and digesting any unwanted substances true
sympathetic nerves regulate involuntary body functions such as increasing the heart rate and raising the blood pressure true
the parasympathetic nerves regulate involuntary body functions such as slowing the heart rate and relaxing sphincters true
another name for the sweat gland is the sebaceous gland false
vitamin D production is aided by the skin true
tines pedis is also known as jock itch false
infllammation of the vermiform appendix is known as appendicitis true
inflammation of the peritoneum is known as visceritis false
the physician who specializes in the study of diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract is known as a gastroenterologist true
choledocholithiasis is the presence of a stone (calculus) in the common bile duct true
vomiting of blood is known as hematuria false
adrenaline is another name for antidiuretic hormone false
the HgbA1C test is a blood test that shows the average level of glucose in an individual's blood during the last 3 months true
the outer region of an organ or structure is know as the medulla false (cortex)
another name for Graves' disease is hyperthyroidism true
the medical term for excessive thirst is polydipsia true
purulent drainage from the penis is a symptom of gonorrhea true
the tightly coiled tubule that houses the sperm until they mature is the epididymis true
the tip of the penis is known as the prepuce false (glans penis)
surgical fixation of an undescended testicle is called orchidopexy or orchiopexy true
the narrow, straight tube that transports sperm from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct is the urethra false (vas deferns)
colposcopy is the visual examination of the uterus false
the vagina contains rugae, as does the stomach true
fimbriae are finger or fringelike projections of the fallopian tubes true
another name for mensturation or menstrual flow is menses true
another name for a total abdominal hysterectomy is a complete hysterectomy true
the measurement of the pelvis is known as pelvimetry true
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