CMA : Anatomical Positions, Directions, and Divisions

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for CMA

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Anatomical Positions, Directions, And Divisions

In describing location in the body, the term superior means:

Possible Answers:

Above

Belly side

Back side

Below

Toward the midline

Correct answer:

Above

Explanation:

In describing location in the body, the term superior means above another part or toward the head.

Example Question #2 : Anatomical Positions, Directions, And Divisions

In describing location in the body, the term inferior means:

Possible Answers:

Back side

Below

Toward the midline

Above

Away from the midline

Correct answer:

Below

Explanation:

In describing location in the body, the term inferior means below another part or toward the feet.

Example Question #3 : Anatomical Positions, Directions, And Divisions

The sympathetic nervous system is a part of the:

Possible Answers:

Autonomic Nervous System

None of the given answers is correct

Parasympathetic Nervous System

Somatic Nervous System

Central Nervous System

Correct answer:

Autonomic Nervous System

Explanation:

The sympathetic nervous system is a part of the autonomic nervous system. The parasympathetic nervous system comprises the other part of the autonomic nervous system.

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