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Glossary of HOSPITAL CORPSMAN 14295 CHAPTER 1

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The venous system that carries digested materials from the intestinal tract is called the
abdominal
The valves of the heart include all of the following
mitral
Tricuspid
atrial
In what part of the body is cerebral spinal fluid produced?
Ventricles of the brain
Balance, coordination of movement, and harmony of motion are functions of what part of the brain?
Cerebellum
Calcium levels in the blood are controlled by which of the following hormones?
Parathormone
Which of the following are the two most prominent mineral elements of bone?
Ossein and calcium
The head of the humerus is called the
glenoid fossa
In addition to preventing excessive blood loss, the formation of a blood clot serves which, if any, of the following purposes?
To form the foundation for new tissue growth
The ability of muscles to regain their original form when stretched is known as
elasticity
Transmits sensation of taste
Facial
What is the approximate total capacity of the adult bladder?
600 ml
Actin and myosin are the two protein substances involved in
muscle contraction
. Because this tissue is continuous throughout the body, if an infection were allowed to spread, it could reach every area of the body by moving through which of the following tissues?
Areolar

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