Flashcards in Master Esthetics A & P Deck (21):
What are some of the functions of muscles?
movement, maintaining posture, heat production
What is another name for the trunk of the body?
What type of muscle tissue is significant to estheticians?
What organ systems are housed in the abdominal region
urinary and reproductive
A substance the flows from tissues to capillaries to veins
What is the function of sensory nerves?
carrying information from the senses to the brain
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
What is the smallest branch of an artery called?
Which is brighter in color, oxygenated or deoxygenated blood?
What happens to the blood temperature during hypothermia?
it is too cold
A waste product carried by blood
What is another name for a leukocyte?
white blood cell
Name some symptoms of anemia
pale skin, tired, weak, increased heart rate, difficulty breathing or catching your breath
What is leukemia?
cancer of the blood that develops in the bone marrow
A condition that occurs when the heart rate is either lower or higher than normal
Do veins carry oxygenated or deoxygenated blood through the body?
What prevents back flow in veins?
Name a female condition that can cause veins to enlarge
What is the difference in a vericose vein and a spider vein?
a varicose vein is larger and deeper
Where are lymph nodes located?
scattered throughout the body