1. Which refers to the microscopic study of tissues?

    B. Histology
  2. What is the order of the levels of organization in the body, from the smallest to the largest?

    B. Chemical, cellular, tissue, organ, systemic, body
  3. What is an increase in the size of cells without cell division?

    C. Hypertrophy
  4. What is the order of the layers of skin from the most superficil to most deep?

    A. Epidermis, dermis, subcutaneous
  5. Which type of epithelial membrane are the pleura?

    B. Serous
  6. What type of cartilage is rigid and amde of dense fibrous tissue, such as cartilage in intervertebral disks?

    C. Fibrocartilage
  7. What is the order of these major structures of the brain stem, starting with most superior/cranial?

    B. Diencephalons, midbrain, pons, medulla oblongata
  8. Which is a function of the autonomic nervous system under the parasympathetic control?

    B. Increased peristalsis
  9. Which is a gland the size of a grape?

    C. Pituitary
  10. What receives oxygenated blood from the pulmonary veins?

    C. Left atrium
  11. What is a hormone secreted by the pyloric area of the stomach and duodenum?

    A. Gastrin
  12. Which connects two bones?

    C. Ligaments
  13. What is a section of skin supplied by a single spinal nerve?

    C. Dermatome
  14. Which means closer to the trunk or point of origin?

    A. Proximal
  15. Which actions occur in the sagittal plane?

    A. Flexion and extension
  16. Where is the cervical region?

    B. Neck
  17. Where is the ulna relative to the radius?

    B. Medial
  18. Which energetic manipulation technique involves the liver meridian beginning at the great toe, ending at the chest, and being associated with the flow of ki?

    D. All of the above
  19. When the elbow extends, what is the biceps?

    C. Antagonist
  20. Which of these muscles originates at the lateral supracondylar ridge of the humerus?

    A. Extensor carpi radialis longus
  21. Where is the medial longitudinal arch?

    C. Calcaneus to malleolus
    B. Calcaneus to first metatarsal
  22. How many phalanges does the foot have?

    D. 14
  23. What best describes the shape of pectoralis major?

    B. Convergent
  24. What movement occurs at the radioulnar joint?

    B. Rotation
  25. Which muscle flexes the elbow, supinates the forearm, and flexes the shoulder?

    C. Biceps brachii
  26. Which muscle originates at the posterior iliac crest?

    D. Quadratus lumborum
  27. Which muscle of the right forearm would be used to turn a screwdriver clockwise?

    B. Supinator
  28. Which muscle extends and laterally rotates the hip, and flexes the knee?

    A. Biceps femoris
  29. What type of contraction occurs when one lowers a book onto a table?

    D. Eccentric
  30. Which muscle would predominately have fast twitch fibers?

    D. Deltoid
  31. What happens in an isotonic muscle contraction?

    A. The length of the muscle changes
  32. Which is a ball and socket joint?

    C. Hip
  33. What is inflammation of the sheath surrounding a tendon?

    D. Tenosynovitis
  34. What is a congenital disease?

    D. A disease present at birth
  35. What refers to a disease of short duration?

    B. Acute
  36. What is the expected outcome of a disease?

    C. Prognosis
  37. What refers to the decreasing size of tissue?

    C. Atrophy
  38. Which rhythms repeat themselves every 24 hours?

    C. Circadian rhythms
  39. What is the growth of a calcium deposit in soft tissues, which is always a local contraindication for massage?

    D. Myositis ossificans
  40. What are amphetamines, adrenergic medications, anticonvulsants, and antiparkinson agents?

    D. Central nervous system medications
  41. What is the order of the five stages of acute fracture healing after hematoma formation and before remodeling?

    D. Cellular proliferation, callus formation, ossification
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