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Which of the following is also called a bipolar lead?
Which of the following medical instruments is used to examine the pressure of the eyes?
The place where transactions are first recorded is called the
To ensure the continuous accuracy of accounts, a medical assistant can
Take a trial balance
Amounts of money owed to a medical practice for professional services rendered are
To maximize communication with children, it is good practice
To take their feelings seriously, explain procedures in simple terms and let them examine the instruments
Intentional torts include
assault, defamation, and invasion of privacy
In what condition do benign tumors form in the myometrium (the muscle layer) of the uterus
The system that returns excess interstitial fluid to the blood and protects the body against disease is the
what is the sac that protects, envelops, and anchors the heart?
the part of the brain that coordinates skeletal muscle movements and balance?
Which term encompasses many types of brain damage that affect motor function and coordination?
Which of the following terms means "new or abnormal growth of cells" and may be benign or malignant?
If the body has been divided into equal right and left halves, it has been divided along the
An abnormal pattern of breathing that includes periods of apnea is
The bones in the face that form most of the upper jaw are the
What is the name of the inferior tip of the sternum?
An injured bone that is partially broken and partially whole is
Which of the following endocrine glands releases somatostatin?
What condition results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field
The tiny coiled tubes that are the functional units of the kidney are called
Which of the following structures is NOT found within the subcutaneous layer of the skin?
Which of the following is an autoimmune disease that causes enlargement of the thyroid and subsequent hyperthyroidism
What is adduction?
Movement that brings a limb closer to the center of the body
Which of the following provides enzymes that link amino acids for protein synthesis?
What progressive neurological disorder is characterized by rigidity, tremor, and bradykinesia?
What is the name of the condition of chronic enlargement of the thyroid gland?
Which organ of the lymph system is found in the upper left quadrant of the abdomen (below the diaphragm) and is protected by the ribs?
What disease is characterized by obesity and a "moon face"?
The common name for a bone disease of children, most commonly caused by a lack of vitamin D and characterized by skeletal abnormalities, is
The metatarsals are more proximally located than the
What percentage of whole blood is plasma?
The largest bone in the foot, which forms the heel and provides the attachment site for the Achilles tendon,
A demyelinating disorder that causes hardened areas in the brain and spinal cord
Cerebrospinal fluid is produced in which area of the brain?
What is plantar flexion?
A movement of the ankle that increases the distance between the toes and the shin
What is the term for connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone?
The outermost layer of the meninges covering the brain and spinal cord is called the
Which steroid hormone is released by the adrenal gland as a response to long-term stress and can cause hyperglycemia and a weakened immune system?
Which region of the brain controls voluntary movement, speech, memory, logic, emotion, and consciousness?
The smallest salivary gland, which secrets mucus, is the
Which of the following common infectious diseases is characterized by inflammation of the parotid glands, is caused by a viral infection, and has an incubation period of two to three weeks?
Which electrical structure of the heart starts each heartbeat and is often called the "pacemaker" of the heart?
Which gland secretes growth hormone, prolactin, oxytocin, thyroid stimulating hormone, and antidiuretic hormone?
What progressive neurological disorder is characterized by atrophy and eventual paralysis of all the muscles in the body
Which structure made of connective tissue connects bone to bone?
bone to bone
The portion of the central nervous system that is responsible for controlling body temperature, water balance, and even sleep is the
moving a joint in a way that increases the angle between two bones or body parts.
What is the vessel that carries deoxygenated blood to the lungs
High intraocular pressure can lead to what condition that can cause blindness?
What condition results from hyposecretion of insulin from the pancreas?
What is an autoimmune disorder that involves the action of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine?
A lymphatic disease that is characterized most often by a painless enlarged lymph node in the neck is
The specialized conductive fibers that are located within the ventricle walls are the
Pain in the lower back that radiates down the leg is known as
Which of the following is NOT a function of the lymphatic system
master gland is aka
Which component of the male reproductive system is located inferior to the bladder, surrounds a portion of the urethra, and contains muscular tissue that helps to expel semen?
What is the name of the mucous membrane that covers the white portion of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelid?
What is the mucous-lined structure that links the middle ear and the pharynx and contains a valve enabling it to equalize pressure in the middle ear?