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1

A line drawn or visualized on the surface of the skin to represent the approximate location of some more deeply lying structure is the:

Linear guide

2

The two divisions of the skeleton are:

* Axial
* Appendicular

3

The study of the circulatory system is also known as:

Angiology

4

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

Occipitofrontalis

5

The artery which supplies arterial solution directly into the thumb side of the hand is the:

Radial

6

An artery raised to inject the upper extremity below the cubital fossa:

Radial

7

This muscle is found in the lower extremity:

Sartorius

8

These bones are located within the cranium:

Temporal

9

These bones are located within the bones of the face:

Maxilla

10

The buccinators muscle is also referred to as the:

Trumpeters muscle

11

The anatomical guide that lies lateral to the tendon of the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle describes the:

Ulnar artery

12

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

Solution

13

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

Dyes

14

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

Disinfectant

15

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

6

16

A 40% by volume solution of formaldehyde is called:

Formalin

17

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

-OH

18

According to OSHA

Add ammonia, then wipe up

19

Formaldehyde is an ingredient of embalming fluid used to:

Preserve tissue

20

An amine produced during putrefaction is:

Putrescine

21

Formaldehyde in a dry powdered form is also known as:

Paraformaldehyde

22

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

A surfactant

23

What are properties of formaldehyde?

* It is a colorless gas
* It is quite soluble in water
* It combines with water to form methylene glycol

24

Formaldehyde reacts with ammonia to form:

Urotropin

25

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

No active dyes

26

Polymerization of formaldehyde is inhibited by the addition of:

Methyl alcohol

27

Reodorants are used in embalming fluids as:

Masking agents

28

Phenol is used in embalming fluids as a:

Preservative

29

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

Anticoagulant

30

Deterioration or impairment of an organ is called:

Degeneration

31

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

Malformation

32

Tissue reaction to injury is called:

Inflammation

33

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

Edema

34

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

Neoplasm

35

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:

Leukocytosis

36

Inflammation of the lining membrane of the heart is called:

Endocarditis

37

Diminished amount of urine formation is called:

Oliguria

38

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

Concussion

39

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

Orchitis

40

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

Congenital

41

An inflammatory condition related to the nervous system is:

General paresis

42

A malignant tumor derived principally from connective tissue is a:

Sarcoma

43

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

* Diminished distribution
* Intravascular resistance

44

Bacteria typically reproduce by a process called:

Binary fission

45

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

Antigen

46

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

Virus

47

The causative organism in amebic dysentery:

Entamoeba histolytica

48

Viruses are unaffected by the action of:

Antibiotics

49

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

Strict saprophyte

50

Rickettsia rickettsia is:

* A tick-borne disease
* Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

51

What are true of malignant neoplasms?

* Grows by infiltration
* Causes tissue damage

52

Pneumococci usually leaves the body through the:

* Nose
* Mouth

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