Which field, when compared to the others, tends to rely more on experimentation to find new answers?
|D)||history of science|
Select the correct statement about the science of anatomy.
|A)||Our knowledge of human anatomy has remained the same since the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans.|
|B)||Anatomy is concerned with the function of body parts.|
|C)||Anatomy is concerned with the structure of body parts.|
|D)||The functional role of a body part has little to do with how the part is constructed.|
Which one of the following traits is not a characteristic of life shared by all organisms?
All organisms share a set of basic requirements. These include all of the following, with the exception of _____________, which is not required by all organisms, even if it is present in many.
|D)||food and water|
Most of the body's homeostatic mechanisms operate by negative feedback, although a few function through positive feedback. Choose the example from the list below that operates by positive feedback.
|A)||Blood pressure that has dropped too low is caused to increase.|
|B)||A baby suckling at the breast stimulates greater milk production.|
|C)||Maintenance of a constant body temperature is accomplished through sweating or shivering.|
|D)||Regulation of glucose levels in the blood requires the actions of two pancreatic hormones, insulin and glucagon.|
Which of the following is the most complex level of organization?
Skin or bone is an example of what level of organization?
The ______________ of the body includes the head, neck, and trunk.
The _____________ cavity is the portion enclosed by the hip bones.
The lungs are covered by a membrane called the _______________.
The ____________ system is responsible for transporting tissue fluid and also houses the body's disease-fighting cells.
The ______________ system includes all the glands that secrete hormones.
The lower arm is _____________ to the stomach area, while the head is ________________ to the stomach.
A ______________ section divides the body into right and left portions.
The human liver is primarily located in the _____________________.
|A)||right upper quadrant of the abdominal area|
|B)||left lower quadrant of the abdominal area|
|C)||right iliac region|
|D)||left hypochondriac region|
Anatomy is a term which means the study of _____.
A study dealing with the explanations of how an organ works would be an example of _____.
What is the smallest level of organization considered to be living?
Which of the following includes the other terms?
Which of the following terms means the same as ventral in humans?
A tumor on the side of the abdomen can be described as being on the _____ surface of the body.
The chin can be described as being on the _____ surface of the skull.
What is another name for a frontal section?
Which of the following terms cannot be properly paired?
Which of the following pairs of terms is not correct?
Which of the following means the same as lower back?
Which term refers to the back of the knee?