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Maria C Ladouceur

Anatomy weeks 1-5

A sagittal section divides the body into _____ portions. right and left
If your reference point is “farthest from the trunk of the body” versus “nearest to the trunk of the body,” where does the knee lie in relation to the ankle? Proximal
A surgeon removing a gallbladder should know to find it in the _____ region. right hypochondriac
Approximately what percentage of the body weight of an adult female is water? 50%
Which of the following represents a trace element in the body? Iron
The approximate pH of gastric fluid is: 2
Skin cells (epithelial) are held tightly together by: desmosomes.
Which are the organelles that allow for the recycling of amino acids in the cell? Proteasomes
The nucleolus is composed chiefly of: rRNA.
The identification function of the cell membrane is carried out by the: glycoprotein molecules.
All glands in the body can be classified as either exocrine or endocrine.
example of a serous membrane? pleura, peritoneum, pericardium
Of the many different kinds of protein compounds in the body, which is the most abundant? collagen
_____ fibers are present in all three types of cartilage, but they are most numerous in fibrocartilage. Collagenous
Which of the following bones form the framework of the hand? metacarpals
The joint between the pubic portions of each coxal bone is the pubic symphysis.
Which of the following is a bone in the axial skeleton? vertebra
Created by: MariaLadouceur