Flashcards in 06_ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY Deck (147)
3 Functions of saliva?
Keep mouth lining moist
Bond food to assist in swallowing
Amount of saliva produced daily?
3 major salivary glands?
Parotid (inside cheek @ maxillary 2nd molar)
3 phases of deglutition?
2) food through pharynx into esophagus
3) food passing into stomach
Muscles that rotate the head left/right when used individually, up/down when used together.
Muscles that cover approx 1/3 of back and raise/lower shoulders?
Insertion point of Pectoralis Major?
Tubercle of the humerus
The SITE OF CHOICE for intramuscular injections?
How many muscles make up the quadriceps?
*** Longest muscle in the body?
Gastrocnemius & Soleus
Floor of the thoracic cavity and ceiling of abdominal cavity?
It has how many opening for the passage of blood vessels?
Average adult has how many liters of blood?
Plasma is what % of whole blood (plasma & cells)
Plasma is a clear, slightly alkaline, straw colored liquid consisting of
____ % water?
Protein that contributes to coagulation?
Blood cells suspended in plasma constitute __% of whole blood?
When blood components are separated, the WBCs and platelets form a thin layer called?
Small, biconcave, non-nucleated disks formed in the read bone marrow?
Blood of an average man contains how many red cells per cubic millimeter?
May cause an increase in RBCs?
Key of RBCs ability to carry oxygen & carbon dioxide?
Main function of erythrocytes?
Transport respiratory gases
Dark red (venous) blood is the result of?
hemoglobin combining with carbon dioxide