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  1. Which of the following is also called a bipolar lead?
    standard lead
  2. Which of the following medical instruments is used to examine the pressure of the eyes?
    tonometer
  3. The place where transactions are first recorded is called the
    • General journal
    • Charge journal
    • Daysheet
    • Daily log
  4. To ensure the continuous accuracy of accounts, a medical assistant can
    Take a trial balance
  5. Amounts of money owed to a medical practice for professional services rendered are
    accounts recievables
  6. 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
  7. Intentional torts include
    assault, defamation, and invasion of privacy
  8. In what condition do benign tumors form in the myometrium (the muscle layer) of the uterus
    fibroids
  9. The system that returns excess interstitial fluid to the blood and protects the body against disease is the
    lymphatic system
  10. what is the sac that protects, envelops, and anchors the heart?
    pericardium
  11. the part of the brain that coordinates skeletal muscle movements and balance?
    cerebellum
  12. Which term encompasses many types of brain damage that affect motor function and coordination?
    cerebral palsey
  13. Which of the following terms means "new or abnormal growth of cells" and may be benign or malignant?
    neoplasm
  14. If the body has been divided into equal right and left halves, it has been divided along the
    midsagittal plane
  15. An abnormal pattern of breathing that includes periods of apnea is
    Cheyne-Stokes respiration
  16. The bones in the face that form most of the upper jaw are the
    maxillae
  17. What is the name of the inferior tip of the sternum?
    xyphoid process
  18. An injured bone that is partially broken and partially whole is
    greenstick fracture
  19. Which of the following endocrine glands releases somatostatin?
    pancreas
  20. What condition results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field
    macular degeneration
  21. The tiny coiled tubes that are the functional units of the kidney are called
    nephrons
  22. Which of the following structures is NOT found within the subcutaneous layer of the skin?
    hair follicle
  23. Which of the following is an autoimmune disease that causes enlargement of the thyroid and subsequent hyperthyroidism
    graves disease
  24. What is adduction?
    Movement that brings a limb closer to the center of the body
  25. Which of the following provides enzymes that link amino acids for protein synthesis?
    rybosomes
  26. What progressive neurological disorder is characterized by rigidity, tremor, and bradykinesia?
    Parkinson's disease
  27. What is the name of the condition of chronic enlargement of the thyroid gland?
    goiter
  28. 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?
    spleen
  29. What disease is characterized by obesity and a "moon face"?
    cushings syndrome
  30. The common name for a bone disease of children, most commonly caused by a lack of vitamin D and characterized by skeletal abnormalities, is
    rickets
  31. The metatarsals are more proximally located than the
    phalanges
  32. What percentage of whole blood is plasma?
    55%
  33. The largest bone in the foot, which forms the heel and provides the attachment site for the Achilles tendon,
    calcaneous
  34. A demyelinating disorder that causes hardened areas in the brain and spinal cord
    multiple sclerosis
  35. Cerebrospinal fluid is produced in which area of the brain?
    ventricles
  36. What is plantar flexion?
    A movement of the ankle that increases the distance between the toes and the shin
  37. What is the term for connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone?
    tendon
  38. The outermost layer of the meninges covering the brain and spinal cord is called the
    dura matter
  39. 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?
    cortisol
  40. Which region of the brain controls voluntary movement, speech, memory, logic, emotion, and consciousness?
    cerebrum
  41. The smallest salivary gland, which secrets mucus, is the
    sublingual gland
  42. 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?
    mumps (parotitis)
  43. Which electrical structure of the heart starts each heartbeat and is often called the "pacemaker" of the heart?
    Sinoatrial node
  44. Which gland secretes growth hormone, prolactin, oxytocin, thyroid stimulating hormone, and antidiuretic hormone?
    Pituitary gland
  45. What progressive neurological disorder is characterized by atrophy and eventual paralysis of all the muscles in the body
    lou-gregs syndrome
  46. Which structure made of connective tissue connects bone to bone?
    bone to bone
  47. The portion of the central nervous system that is responsible for controlling body temperature, water balance, and even sleep is the
    hypothalamus
  48. moving a joint in a way that increases the angle between two bones or body parts.
    Extension
  49. What is the vessel that carries deoxygenated blood to the lungs
    pulmonary artery
  50. High intraocular pressure can lead to what condition that can cause blindness?
    glacoma
  51. What condition results from hyposecretion of insulin from the pancreas?
    diabetes mellitus
  52. What is an autoimmune disorder that involves the action of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine?
    Myasthenia gravis
  53. A lymphatic disease that is characterized most often by a painless enlarged lymph node in the neck is
    hodgkins disease
  54. The specialized conductive fibers that are located within the ventricle walls are the
    purkinjie fibers
  55. Pain in the lower back that radiates down the leg is known as
    sciatica
  56. Which of the following is NOT a function of the lymphatic system
    Producing hormones
  57. "little brain"?
    cerebellum
  58. master gland is aka
    pituitary gland
  59. 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?
    Prostate gland
  60. What is the name of the mucous membrane that covers the white portion of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelid?
    conjunctiva
  61. 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?
    Eustachian tube

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