Flashcards in lab exam 2 Deck (37):
what is the structural unit of compact bone?
which joint is fibrous connective tissue?
which gland or organ produces hormones that tend to decrease blood calcium levels?
which layer of epithelium is responsible for cell division and replacement?
secondary ossification centers result in _______-
ossification of the ends of long bones
skin sensory receptor for touch?
how do physicians estimate the extent of burn damage associated with such dangerous fluid loss?
the rule of nines
what could be the cause of the epiphyseal plate of the long bones of children closing too early?
elevated levels of sex hormones
the superficial surface of the dermis has _____
a fibrous joint that is a peg-in-socket is called a _______ joint
cartilage grows in two ways, appositional and interstitial. what is appositional?
secretion of new matrix
what is a cartialginous joint?
eyebrow hairs are shorter than hair on your head because
eyebrow follicles are only active for a few months
articulations that permit only a slight degree of movement
what is a connective tissue sac lined with synovial membranes that act as cushions in places where friction develops?
which skin cancer appears as scaly reddended papule and tends to grow rapidly and metastasize?
squamous cell carcinoma
osteogenises is the process of
bending your head back until it hurts is an a example of
gliding motion of the wrist uses
a joint united by dense fibrocartilaginous tissue that usually permits a slight degree of movement is a _____
lengthwise, long bone growth during infancy and youth is exclusively through____
interstitial growth of the epiphyseal plates
what do dendritic cells activate?
sebaceous glands secrete sebum. the secretion of sebum is stimulated by ______
the structural unit of spongy bone is called ____
what is an inheritied condition that affects the heme pathway it leaves the skin scarred and gums degenerated and may have lead to the folklore about vampires
what is the hypodermis made up of that makes it good shock absorber?
where do cranial bones develop?
within fibrous membranes
pointing toes is an example of
what cells help accomplish resorption
True or False
Melanomas are rare
what acts as a friction reducing structure?
what is absolutely required for bone growth or healing from a fracture?
permit essentially no movement
what is the first threat to life from a massive third degree burn?
catastrophic fluid loss
what are the most important factors influencing hair growth?
nutrition and hormones
what hormone is of greatest importance for bone growth during infancy and childhood