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What is the scientific name of the kneecap? patella
92.7%
pisiform
1%
parietal
1.4%
pubis
0.8%
Hair is primarily made up of what? keratin
89.9%
calcium
2.4%
cartilage
1.5%
elastin
2.2%
Hormones are chemicals of which system of the body? endocrine
88.6%
excretory
3.1%
cardiovascular
0.8%
nervous
3.4%
The shoulder and hip joints are of this type. ball-and-socket
88.3%
pivot
4.9%
saddle
1.6%
gliding
1.1%
Which of these organs removes soluble wastes from the body? kidneys
87%
lungs
0.9%
spleen
3.8%
pancreas
4.1%
Which of these is not a gland? parietal
85%
thyroid
5.1%
pituitary
1.8%
adrenal
4.1%
Where would you find your islets of Langerhans, responsible for activating insulin production? pancreas
79.6%
kidney
5.9%
liver
7%
gallbladder
3.3%
A tumor on top of the head would be on which surface? superior
77.9%
inferior
2.6%
medial
9.2%
lateral
6.2%
What separates the thoracic and abdominal cavities? diaphragm
77.2%
pelvis
3.5%
rib cage
9%
peritoneum
6.2%
The skin belongs to which bodily system? integumentary
75.6%
nervous
9.4%
circulatory
4.6%
muscular
6.3%
A fluid-filled joint cavity is a ____ joint. synovial
75.5%
fibrous
5.2%
cartilaginous
12.7%
suture
2.4%
Structures called ____ are located inside a cell and have specific functions. organelles
72.2%
macromolecules
3.9%
nucleotides
17.7%
organs
2%
Which of these is not a category of spinal bones? iliac
70.2%
cervical
12.3%
thoracic
10.4%
lumbar
3%
Which of these does not belong to the respiratory system? esophagus
67.7%
bronchi
4.3%
trachea
4.4%
larynx
19.6%
The movement of the sole of the foot outward or laterally is called what? eversion
65.5%
inversion
15.5%
retraction
6.9%
elevation
7.8%
What membranes surround the lungs? pleural
64.9%
pericardial
15.1%
mediastinal
3.9%
peritoneal
11.9%
Which of these is not a cavity? frontal
64.6%
oral
4%
nasal
0.8%
middle ear
26.5%
Which of these belongs to the appendicular portion of the body (as opposed to axial)? arm
60.2%
head
6.5%
neck
5.1%
trunk
24%
Which organ destroys older red blood cells and produces certain white blood cells? spleen
60.1%
liver
19.9%
pancreas
11.3%
gallbladder
4.6%
Which of these is not a layer of human skin? exodermis
57.9%
dermis
2.5%
subcutis
33.2%
epidermis
2.3%
Which of these muscles do you employ when chewing? temporalis
55%
trapezius
11.9%
sartorius
18.6%
soleus
10.3%
Which of these words refers to the front or belly side of one's anatomy? ventral
53.4%
dorsal
13.9%
vertebral
1.3%
abdominopelvic
27.4%
An opening or anatomical hole in the body allowing structures to pass through is known as a ____. foramen
49.3%
fontanelle
16.7%
frenulum
18.6%
fundus
11.2%
Which of these systems moves fluids, wastes and bones? muscular
42.6%
skeletal
12.3%
integumentary
36.5%
nervous
4.6%
Which of these adjectives refers to the chin? mental
26.3%
crural
22.6%
costal
11.1%
buccal
35.9%

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