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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:

A

Linear guide

2
Q

The two divisions of the skeleton are:

A
  • Axial

* Appendicular

3
Q

The study of the circulatory system is also known as:

A

Angiology

4
Q

The galea aponeurotica is the tendon of which one of the following muscles?

A

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:

A

Radial

7
Q

This muscle is found in the lower extremity:

A

Sartorius

8
Q

These bones are located within the cranium:

A

Temporal

9
Q

These bones are located within the bones of the face:

A

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:

A

Ulnar artery

12
Q

A liquid containing a dissolved substance or substances is a(n):

A

Solution

13
Q

When used in arterial formulations eosine, ponceau red, and erythrosine are examples of:

A

Dyes

14
Q

A substance that prevents infection by killing bacteria is classified as a:

A

Disinfectant

15
Q

The number of oxygen atoms in the formula 2Al(OH)3 is:

A

6

16
Q

A 40% by volume solution of formaldehyde is called:

A

Formalin

17
Q

The chemical group that makes an alcohol molecule soluble in water and useful to the embalmer is:

A

-OH

18
Q

According to OSHA

A

Add ammonia, then wipe up

19
Q

Formaldehyde is an ingredient of embalming fluid used to:

A

Preserve tissue

20
Q

An amine produced during putrefaction is:

A

Putrescine

21
Q

Formaldehyde in a dry powdered form is also known as:

A

Paraformaldehyde

22
Q

A substance that is capable of bringing about a reduction in the surface tension of a fluid is:

A

A surfactant

23
Q

What are properties of formaldehyde?

A
  • 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:

A

Urotropin

25
Q

In comparing cavity fluid to arterial fluid, the cavity fluid will have:

A

No active dyes

26
Q

Polymerization of formaldehyde is inhibited by the addition of:

A

Methyl alcohol

27
Q

Reodorants are used in embalming fluids as:

A

Masking agents

28
Q

Phenol is used in embalming fluids as a:

A

Preservative

29
Q

Sodium citrate is used in embalming fluids as a(n):

A

Anticoagulant

30
Q

Deterioration or impairment of an organ is called:

A

Degeneration

31
Q

Deformity, abnormal shape or structure, especially a congenital abnormality is a(n):

A

Malformation

32
Q

Tissue reaction to injury is called:

A

Inflammation

33
Q

A local or generalized condition in which the body tissues contain an excessive amount of tissue fluid is called:

A

Edema

34
Q

A new and abnormal formation of tissue or growth is a(n):

A

Neoplasm

35
Q

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:

A

Leukocytosis

36
Q

Inflammation of the lining membrane of the heart is called:

A

Endocarditis

37
Q

Diminished amount of urine formation is called:

A

Oliguria

38
Q

A loss of function, either partial or complete, as that resulting from a blow or fall is termed a:

A

Concussion

39
Q

Inflammation of the testis due to trauma, metastasis, mumps, or infection elsewhere in the body is called:

A

Orchitis

40
Q

A disease that begins before birth and is evident at the time of birth is referred to as:

A

Congenital

41
Q

An inflammatory condition related to the nervous system is:

A

General paresis

42
Q

A malignant tumor derived principally from connective tissue is a:

A

Sarcoma

43
Q

What conditions would be caused by a thrombus as evidenced during embalming?

A
  • Diminished distribution

* Intravascular resistance

44
Q

Bacteria typically reproduce by a process called:

A

Binary fission

45
Q

A substance that induces the formation of antibodies that interact specifically with it is a(n):

A

Antigen

46
Q

A minute organism not visible with an ordinary light microscope is a:

A

Virus

47
Q

The causative organism in amebic dysentery:

A

Entamoeba histolytica

48
Q

Viruses are unaffected by the action of:

A

Antibiotics

49
Q

An organism that feeds on dead organic matter only is a:

A

Strict saprophyte

50
Q

Rickettsia rickettsia is:

A
  • A tick-borne disease

* Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

51
Q

What are true of malignant neoplasms?

A
  • Grows by infiltration

* Causes tissue damage

52
Q

Pneumococci usually leaves the body through the:

A
  • Nose

* Mouth

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