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1

What are some of the functions of muscles?

movement, maintaining posture, heat production

2

What is another name for the trunk of the body?

thorax

3

What type of muscle tissue is significant to estheticians?

skeletal

4

What organ systems are housed in the abdominal region

urinary and reproductive

5

A substance the flows from tissues to capillaries to veins

urea

6

What is the function of sensory nerves?

carrying information from the senses to the brain

7

What can happen to a person if the facial nerve or nerve fibers is damaged?

facial weakness, partial facial paralysis, changes in sense of taste

8

What is the smallest branch of an artery called?

arteriole

9

Which is brighter in color, oxygenated or deoxygenated blood?

oxygenated

10

What happens to the blood temperature during hypothermia?

it is too cold

11

A waste product carried by blood

lactic acid

12

What is another name for a leukocyte?

white blood cell

13

Name some symptoms of anemia

pale skin, tired, weak, increased heart rate, difficulty breathing or catching your breath

14

What is leukemia?

cancer of the blood that develops in the bone marrow

15

A condition that occurs when the heart rate is either lower or higher than normal

arrythmia

16

Do veins carry oxygenated or deoxygenated blood through the body?

deoxygenated

17

What prevents back flow in veins?

venous valves

18

Name a female condition that can cause veins to enlarge

pregnancy

19

What is the difference in a vericose vein and a spider vein?

a varicose vein is larger and deeper

20

Where are lymph nodes located?

scattered throughout the body

21

What are benefits of lymphatic drainage?

decreases edema, pain relief, helps combat aging, relaxation, speeds up healing