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SCI 220-08 Anatomy set 2

The number of abdominal regions is: nine
Blood production is a function of which system? skeletal
The lungs are located in the: thoracic cavity.
The abdominopelvic cavity contains all of the following except the: heart
The abdominal quadrants are located with what structure as their midpoint? umbilicus
By breaking down fats/lipids molecules into smaller ones. Bile aids in digestion
Increase the surface area to increase the efficiency of nutrient absorption. Villi and microvilli in the small intestine
Organ where bile is stored Gallbladder
All the veins of the systemic circulation eventually drain into these passageways: Superior vena cava (upper body) and the inferior vena cava (lower body)
Role of the bronchi carry air to and from lungs
Respiratory system organs Nose, Larynx, Trachea, Bronchi, Lungs, Alveoli
Digestive system organs Main organs of the system: teeth, tongue, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine Accessory organs: liver, gallbladder, pancreas
Cardiovascular system purpose Heart forces blood through the body, Blood transports gases (Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide), nutrients, hormones and wastes
Why are the last two pairs of false ribs designated as floating ribs? Floating ribs do not attach even indirectly to the sternum.
The more common name for the pharynx is the: throat
Gas exchange, the lungs' main and vital function, takes place in the alveoli
The function of surfactant is to: prevent each alveolus from collapsing as air moves in and out during respiration.
Microvilli can be found in the: small and large intestine
The part of the colon that lies in the vertical position, on the left side of the abdomen, extending from a point below the stomach and spleen to the level of the iliac crest is the _____ colon. descending
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