Human Anatomy (4th Edition) by Kenneth Saladin

By Kenneth Saladin

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Squamous cells line the esophagus and form the surface layer (epidermis) of the skin. • Cuboidal3 (cue-BOY-dul)—squarish-looking in frontal tissue sections and about equal in height and width; liver cells are a good example. 3 Common Cell Shapes. • Discoid—disc-shaped, as in red blood cells. • Fusiform6 (FEW-zih-form)—spindle- or toothpick-shaped; elongated, with a thick middle and tapered ends, as in smooth muscle cells. • Fibrous—long, slender, and threadlike, as in skeletal muscle cells and the axons (nerve fibers) of nerve cells.

3 Singular and Plural Forms of Some Noun Terminals Singular Ending Plural Ending Examples -a -ae axilla, axillae -ax -aces thorax, thoraces -en -ina lumen, lumina -ex -ices cortex, cortices -is -es diagnosis, diagnoses -is -ides epididymis, epididymides -ix -ices appendix, appendices -ma -mata carcinoma, carcinomata -on -a ganglion, ganglia -um -a septum, septa -us -era viscus, viscera -us -i villus, villi -us -ora corpus, corpora -x -ges phalanx, phalanges -y -ies ovary, ovaries -yx -yces calyx, calyces The English words large, larger, and largest are examples of the positive, comparative, and superlative degrees of comparison.

Ana 2. indd 23 3. morpho4. hypo5. -ation 6. -elle 7. palp- 8. ante 9. intra 10. auscult- Answers in the appendix 1/8/13 11:01 AM 24 P a r t o n e Organization of the Body True or False Determine which five of the following statements are false, and briefly explain why. 1. Regional anatomy is a variation of gross anatomy. 2. A single sagittal section through the body could show one lung but not both. 3. Abnormal skin color or dryness could be one piece of diagnostic information gained by auscultation.

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