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USMLE/COMLEX Step 1 Anatomy One Liners

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1. Vertebral level for formation of IVC

2. Superior extent of right paracolic gutter

3. Specific nerve that elicits secretion from submandibular gland

4. Two muscles that rotate scapula for full abduction of arm

5. Lymph nodes for area superior to pectinate line of anal canal

6. Defective portion of vertebra with spondylolisthesis in lumbar area

7. Inferior extent of pleura posteriorly

8. Nerve injured with fracture of surgical neck of humerus

9. Chief artery to rectal mucosa

10. Spinal level of Achilles reflex

11. Nerve injury that causes hoarseness following thyroid surgery

12. Tendon affected with avulsion fracture of 5th metatarsal

13. Usual origin of SA and AV nodal arteries

14. Most frequently fracture carpal bone

15. Rib paralleled by horizontal fissure of right lung

16. Ligament that checks hyperextension of vertebral column

17. Region affected by lower trunk injury of brachial plexus

18. Nerve injured with fracture of shaft of humerus

19. Muscle that unlocks knee joint

20. Spinal level of patellar reflex

21. Spinal levels of axillary nerve

22. Vertebral level associated with origin of gonadal arteries

23. Name given to portion of right ventricle prior to beginning of pulmonary trunk

24. Means by which piriformis exits pelvis

25. Means by which obturator internus exits pelvis

26. Major vessel within suboccipital triangle

27. Ligament that contains ovarian vessels

28. Chamber that forms apex of heart

29. Inferior extent of lung at midclavicular line

30. Most frequently fractured bone of body

31. Innervation to nail bed of ring finger

32. Muscle affected with 'foot slap'

33. Relation of ureter to uterine artery

34. Site for auscultation of mitral valve

35. Veins that unite to form portal vein

36. Site of aspirated lodged fishbone

37. Boundaries of Hesselbach's triangle

38. Communication between greater and lesser sacs

39. Joints for movements of inversion and eversion

40. Thoracic intercostal space located deep to triangle of auscultation

41. Muscle that retracts mandible

42. Muscle that elevates and abducts eye

43. Vertebral level at inferior angle of scapula

44. Sensory nerve to larynx inferior to vocal cords

45. Last portion of quadriceps femoris to recover following injury

46. Vertebral level of lumbar puncture

47. Cutaneous innervation of heel

48. Innervation of detrusor

49. Specific muscle that holds patella in place

50. Ligament that contains uterine vessels