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ap 100. FAP ch. 5-9


the term that refers to the walls of a cavity is what parietal
what is the type of cartilage called that makes up the external ear, ear canals, and epiglottis elastic cartilage
what is the specialized connective tissue that forms the teeth called dentin
another name for smooth muscle is involuntary muscle
the basic unit of organization of nervous tissue is the nerve cell or neuron
the crown of a tooth is covered by the hardest substance in the body, which is enamel
another name for the dermis is corrium
the bluish discoloration of the skin due to lack of oxygen in the blood is known as cyanosis
the white crescent at the proximal end of each nail is called the lanula
what is the oily substance responsible for lubricating the surface of our skin and giving it a glossy appearance sebum
a sheet of areolar tissue that usually contains fat and attaches the dermis to underlying structures like muscle or bone is superficial fascia or subcutaneous tissue
the bone that forms the back and base of the cranium is the occipital bone
disorder of the skeletal system characterized by a decrease in bone mass with increased susceptibility to fractures osteoporosis
a congenital defect in the development of the posterior vertebral arch in which the laminae do not unite at the midline is spina bifida
softening in the bones in adults is known as osteomalacia
the formation of red and white blood cells by the red bone marrow is known as hematopoiesis
the breastbone is also known as the sternum
another name for swayback is lordosis
another name for hunchback is kyphosis
the collar bone is also known as the clavical
the heel bone is also known as the calcaneus
the shoulder blade is also known as the scapula
the " soft spot " on a babys skull is known as a fontanelle
compose the upper jaw the two maxillary bones
bone makes up the lower jaw mandible bone
a rupture of the fibrocartilage surrounding an intervertebral disk is a herniated disk
the act of increasing the angle between bones is extension
pushing the foot down at the ankle joint is known as plantar flexion
the act of moving a bone around a central axis is rotation
moving a bone or limb toward the midline of the body is known as adduction
the movment that occurs only within the thumb, allowing us to use tools is opposition
synovial joints are also known as diarthroses
raising the foot up at the ankle joint is dorsiflexion
a ball and socket joint is an example of what type of joint multiaxial
major muscle that forms the buttocks gluteus maximus
muscles performing the actual movment in any givent movment are called the prime movers or agonists
the muscle of the buttocks above and lateral to the gluteus maximus is known as the gluteus medius
type of muscle found in hollow structures like intestines, arteries, veins and bladder is what type of muscle smooth
muscle that is found only in the heart and controlled by the nervous system cardiac
the main muscle that moves the head is the sternocleidomastoid
muscles that lower a part of the body are depressors, while muscles that raise a part of the body are known as levators
a bundle of muscle fibers is called a fascicle
dark bands of the muscle fibers are made up of thick filaments of the protein myosin
sweating is an evaporation process the does what to the body cools
cyanosis is a bluish discoloration of the skin due to lack of what in the blood oxygen
the single bone that forms the forehead , the roof of the nasal cavity, and the orbits is called what frontal bone
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