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Sasha Valdez

Anatomy Weeks 6-12

The soleus muscle is an example of a _____ muscle. A pennate muscle.
Which of the following body systems assists the muscles in maintaining posture? The digestive, endocrine, & the excretory systems.
Moving from superficial to deep, the connective tissue components would be? Epimysium, perimysium, & endomysium.
The _____ of a neuron is a single process that usually extends from a tapered portion of the cell body. The axon.
The somatic nervous system carries information to the? The skeletal muscles.
Excitable cells that conduct the impulses are called? Neurons.
The innermost layer of the meninges is the? The pia mater.
The sensory cranial nerves include only the? The olfactory, optic, & vestibulocochlear.
Spinal nerves are what kind of fibers? Motor & sensory fibers.
What is the largest purely endocrine gland in the body? The thyroid gland.
What is the hormone that inhibits osteoclast activity in children? Calcitonin.
Receptors for hearing are located in the? Located in the cochlear duct.
Which are the two baroreceptors that are located near the heart? The aortic baroreceptors and carotid baroreceptors.
The localized pressure gradient needed to maintain blood flow in a tissue is called? Perfusion pressure.
Cardiac output is determined by what? Determined by stroke volume and heart rate.
Bean-shaped structures located at certain intervals along the lymphatic system are called? They are called lymph nodes.
Lymphocytes that kill many types of tumor cells and cells infected by different kinds of viruses are known as? Natural killer cells.
The lymphatic system serves various functions in the body. The two most important functions of this system are? Fluid balance and immunity.
The smallest branches of the bronchial tree are called? The bronchioles.
The small, leaf-shaped cartilage behind the tongue and hyoid bone is the? The epiglottis.
The structure in the neck known as the “Adam’s apple” is the? The thyroid cartilage.
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