EMT CHAPTER 6 HUMAN BODY

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A by-product of involuntary muscle contraction and relaxation is:

heat

A patient has blood pressure of 130/70 mm Hg. The "130" in this measurement represents:

Ventricular contraction

A patient has a large accumulation of blood in the sac surrounding the heart. Which type of shock would this condition cause?

Obstructive

Bile is produced by the liver and concentrated and stored in the:

Gallbladder

If a patients’s chest barely moves during inhalation, even if the patients respiratory rate is normal, you should suspect that:

Minute volume is decreased

Large amounts of ATP are generated when:

the cells function with adequate oxygen

Pathophysiology is the study of the functional changes that occur when the body reacts to a particular:

Disease

The __________ is made up of the maxilla and zygoma, as well as the frontal bone of the cranium.

Orbit

The __________ is a muscular dome that forms the inferior boundary of the thorax, separating the thorax from the abdominal

Diaphragm

The brain connects to the spinal cord through a large opening at the base of the skull called the:

Foramen magnum

The central nervous system is composed of the :

Brain and spinal cord

The waste products of aerobic metabolism include:

Carbon dioxide and water

Urine is transported form the kidneys to the urinary bladder via the:

Ureters

What happens when the blood volume is lost from the body?

The arteries contract to increase the blood pressure

What is the function of the fallopian tubes?

To transport a mature egg to the uterus

Which of the following is NOT a function of the skin?

Metabolic coordination

Which of the following is NOT true of the lymphatic system?

Its vessels closely parallel the major arteries in the body

Which of the following structures does NOT contain smooth muscle ?

Skeletal System

Which of the following is responsible for releasing hormones that regulate body activities?

Endocrine

Which organ lies lateral and posterior of the upper left quadrant of the abdomen?

Spleen

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