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    The epidermis is thickest on the :
    a. mouth
    b. tongue
    c. scalp
    d. soles
    e. elbow

    Which of the following is not a function of the Integumentary System ?
    a. movement
    b. protection
    c. temperature regulation
    d. synthesis of vitamin D
    e. eliminate waste

    These skin glands are located only in the ear canal.
    a. sudoriferous (sweat)
    b. sebaceous (oil)
    c. cerumenous (wax)
    d. epidermal
    e. keratnolytic

    Which of the following is NOT a function of the skin?
    a. taking in nutrients
    b. preventing the entry of microorganisms
    c. retarding water loss
    d. regulating body temperature

    In which layer of the skin is adipose tissue most abundant?
    a. epidermal
    b. dermal
    c. subcutaneous
    d. transdermal

    Hair follicles are located in which layer of the skin?
    a. dermis
    b. stratum basale of the epidermis
    c. subcutaneous layer
    d. connective tissue

    What is the part of the hair below the surface of the skin ?
    a. follicle
    b. root
    c. base
    d. shaft

    Which of the following fibers allows skin to be elastic?
    a. smooth muscle fibers
    b. skeletal muscle fibers
    c. collagenous fibers
    d. nerve fibers

    What is the main factor in insulating the body?
    a. the thickness of the epidermis
    b. the presence of adipose tissue in the hypodermis
    c. skin moisture
    d. adequate dermal blood vessels

    Hair and fingernails are derived from the _____ cells.
    a. subcutaneous
    b. dermal papillary
    c. epidermal
    d. keratin

    That is an area of contact or near-contact between bones?
    a. capsule
    b. joint
    c. gomphosis
    d. ligament

    What joint holds teeth in sockets and connect the flat skull bones of a fetus?
    a. fontanels
    b. sutures
    c. synovial
    d. synthrosis

    What are three types of skeletons predominate in the animal world?
    a. Hydrostatic, Exoskeleton, Endoskeleton
    b. Hydrostatic, Myoskeleton, Endoskeleton
    c. Hydrostatic, Exoskeleton, Retroskeleton
    d. Blastoskeleton, Exoskeleton, Endoskeleton

    How many bones make up the vertebrae?
    a. 42
    b. 26
    c. 30
    d. 21

    What are fibrous, cartilaginous structures between the vertebrae?
    a. Bursa
    b. Intervertebral disks
    c. Tendons
    d. gomphosis

    What part of the bone plays a major role in blood cell formation and fills spaces in some bones.
    a. yellow marrow
    b. spongy bone
    c. compact bone
    d. red marrow

    What is joint inflammation commonly called?
    a. bursitis
    b. rheumatism
    c. arthritis
    d. dermatitis

    These are long straps of dense connective tissue that bridge the gaps between bones.
    a. tendons
    b. ligaments
    c. bursa
    d. fasciae

    These enclose and protect the brain and some sensory organs.
    a. pelvic bones
    b. pectoral bones
    c. ribs
    d. cranial bones

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