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1
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A line drawn or visualized on the surface of the skin to represent the approximate location of some more deeply lying structure is the:
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Linear guide
2
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The two divisions of the skeleton are:
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* Axial
* Appendicular
3
Q
The study of the circulatory system is also known as:
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Angiology
4
Q
The galea aponeurotica is the tendon of which one of the following muscles?
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Occipitofrontalis
5
Q
The artery which supplies arterial solution directly into the thumb side of the hand is the:
A
Radial
6
Q
An artery raised to inject the upper extremity below the cubital fossa:
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Radial
7
Q
This muscle is found in the lower extremity:
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Sartorius
8
Q
These bones are located within the cranium:
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Temporal
9
Q
These bones are located within the bones of the face:
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Maxilla
10
Q
The buccinators muscle is also referred to as the:
A
Trumpeters muscle
11
Q
The anatomical guide that lies lateral to the tendon of the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle describes the:
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Ulnar artery
12
Q
A liquid containing a dissolved substance or substances is a(n):
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Solution
13
Q
When used in arterial formulations eosine, ponceau red, and erythrosine are examples of:
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Dyes
14
Q
A substance that prevents infection by killing bacteria is classified as a:
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Disinfectant
15
Q
The number of oxygen atoms in the formula 2Al(OH)3 is:
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6
16
Q
A 40% by volume solution of formaldehyde is called:
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Formalin
17
Q
The chemical group that makes an alcohol molecule soluble in water and useful to the embalmer is:
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-OH
18
Q
According to OSHA
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Add ammonia, then wipe up
19
Q
Formaldehyde is an ingredient of embalming fluid used to:
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Preserve tissue
20
Q
An amine produced during putrefaction is:
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Putrescine
21
Q
Formaldehyde in a dry powdered form is also known as:
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Paraformaldehyde
22
Q
A substance that is capable of bringing about a reduction in the surface tension of a fluid is:
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A surfactant
23
Q
What are properties of formaldehyde?
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* It is a colorless gas
* It is quite soluble in water
* It combines with water to form methylene glycol
24
Q
Formaldehyde reacts with ammonia to form:
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Urotropin
25
Q
In comparing cavity fluid to arterial fluid, the cavity fluid will have:
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No active dyes
26
Q
Polymerization of formaldehyde is inhibited by the addition of:
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Methyl alcohol
27
Q
Reodorants are used in embalming fluids as:
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Masking agents
28
Q
Phenol is used in embalming fluids as a:
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Preservative
29
Q
Sodium citrate is used in embalming fluids as a(n):
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Anticoagulant
30
Q
Deterioration or impairment of an organ is called:
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Degeneration
31
Q
Deformity, abnormal shape or structure, especially a congenital abnormality is a(n):
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Malformation
32
Q
Tissue reaction to injury is called:
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Inflammation
33
Q
A local or generalized condition in which the body tissues contain an excessive amount of tissue fluid is called:
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Edema
34
Q
A new and abnormal formation of tissue or growth is a(n):
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Neoplasm
35
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Increase in number of leukocytes (above 10,000 per cu. mm) in blood, and generally caused by the presence of infection and usually transient is called:
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Leukocytosis
36
Q
Inflammation of the lining membrane of the heart is called:
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Endocarditis
37
Q
Diminished amount of urine formation is called:
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Oliguria
38
Q
A loss of function, either partial or complete, as that resulting from a blow or fall is termed a:
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Concussion
39
Q
Inflammation of the testis due to trauma, metastasis, mumps, or infection elsewhere in the body is called:
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Orchitis
40
Q
A disease that begins before birth and is evident at the time of birth is referred to as:
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Congenital
41
Q
An inflammatory condition related to the nervous system is:
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General paresis
42
Q
A malignant tumor derived principally from connective tissue is a:
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Sarcoma
43
Q
What conditions would be caused by a thrombus as evidenced during embalming?
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* Diminished distribution
* Intravascular resistance
44
Q
Bacteria typically reproduce by a process called:
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Binary fission
45
Q
A substance that induces the formation of antibodies that interact specifically with it is a(n):
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Antigen
46
Q
A minute organism not visible with an ordinary light microscope is a:
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Virus
47
Q
The causative organism in amebic dysentery:
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Entamoeba histolytica
48
Q
Viruses are unaffected by the action of:
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Antibiotics
49
Q
An organism that feeds on dead organic matter only is a:
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Strict saprophyte
50
Q
Rickettsia rickettsia is:
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* A tick-borne disease
* Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
51
Q
What are true of malignant neoplasms?
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* Grows by infiltration
* Causes tissue damage
52
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Pneumococci usually leaves the body through the:
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* Nose
* Mouth

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