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Revise Anatomy!

Multiple Choice Questions

QuestionAnswer
What shape is a smooth muscle cell? Fusiform
What kind of epithelium lines the bladder and ureters? Transitional
What term of orientation means 'closer to the tail'? Caudal
What is the name of the fold or peritoneum that suspends the intestines? Omentum
In which organelle is energy produced inside the cell? Mitochondrion
Which term of orientation relates to the rear surface of the hind paw that bears the foot pads? Plantar
What is the aqueous material that fills the interior of the cell called? Cytoplasm
What is the name for the pigment found in the skin? Melanin
Which component of the cell contains the genetic information? Nucleus
What is the term meaning 'loss of hair'? Alopecia
Which type of muscle is characterised by the presence of intercalated discs? Cardiac
What is the term for a joint that does not allow movement? Synarthrosis
What type of bone is the os penis? Splanchnic
What is the name of the first cervical vertebra? Atlas
What is the largest sesamoid bone in the body? Patella
The cell cycle consists of a number of stages. What is the stage when the cell rests between cell divisions known as? Interphase
What is the other name for the dentary bone? Mandible
Long bones contain compact and spongy bone. What is an alternative term meaning spongy bone? Cancellous
What kind of bone cell removes bone tissue by removing its mineralised matrix and breaking up the organic bone in the process of resorption? Osteoclast
What is another term for 'skin'? Integument
Which movement is the 'movement of a limb away from the median plane of the body'? Abduction
What is the name of the pigment found in skin? Melanin
The sensitive lamellae in the equine foot can become inflamed in which condition? Laminitis
What is the term meaning 'greasy skin'? Seborrhoea
What term describes the movement of water across a semi-permeable membrane from an area of low solute concentration to one of higher solute concentration? Osmosis
What is the carpal pad more commonly known as? Stopper
The process by which cells divide for growth and repair is known as what? Mitosis
What is the golden brown pigment found in cells as a result of the breakdown of haemoglobin called? Haemosiderin
Which organelles involved in protein synthesis are found free in the cytoplasm and attached to the rough endoplasmic reticulum? Ribosomes
Which long bone has a process called the olecranon at its proximal end? Ulna
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