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5 Matching questions

  1. List organs of the Skeletal System and describe its general function.
  2. How did human health change as lifestyle changed?
  3. Distinguish between the parietal & visceral peritoneum.
  4. List organs of the Digestive System and describe its general function.
  5. Why is homeostasis so important to survival?
  1. a As people became more sedentary and diets changed, people became malnourished.
  2. b Mouth, tongue, teeth, salivary glands, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreases, small/large intestines.
    Receive, break down, and absorb food; eliminate unabsorbed material
  3. c It maintains a stable internal environment. When we become over heated there is a internal set point that indicates to the hypothalamus to trigger a changed in body temp to reduce the heat in the body. Sweat glands in the skin secretes watery perspiration this allows the body to cool down.
  4. d Parietal: covers the heart surface & is separated from the parietal pericardium by a small volume of serious fluid.
    Visceral: covers the heart surface & is separated from the parietal pericardium by a small volume of serous fluid.
  5. e Bones, ligaments, cartilage.
    Provide framework, protect soft tissue, provide attachments for muscles, produce blood cells, store inorganic salts.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A group that functions closely together comprise an organ system. interacting organ systems make it up.
  2. the Hand
  3. The heat would come on until the temperature reached the new set point.
  4. Standing erect, the face is forward and the upper limbs are at the sides with the palms forward.
  5. Thoracic: lungs & a region between the lungs, heart, esophagus, trachea, and thymus.
    Abdominal: stomach, liver, spleen, gallbladder, kidney, small/large intestines.
    Pelvic: terminal end of large intestines, urinary bladder, internal reproductive organs.

5 True/False questions

  1. Why is it difficult to separate the topic of anatomy & physiology?anatomical structures make it possible to learn their function. Each part contributes to the whole. Parts form a well organized unit- the human organism.


  2. How do body parts at different levels of organization vary in complexity?By organizing the body into subatomic particles, atoms, molecules, macromolecules, organelles, cells, tissue, organs, organ systems, organism.


  3. Which physiological events constitute metabolism?Receptors: provide info about specific conditions, may be a molecule or a cell.
    Control Center: includes a set point, a particular value.
    Effectors: causes responses that alter conditions in the internal environment.


  4. List an example of how structures of a body part makes possible its functions.Brain, spinal cord, nerves, sense organs.
    Detect changes, receive and interpret sensory information, stimulate muscles and glands.


  5. What are the difference between anatomy & physiology?Anatomy ( cutting up) examines the structures of the body parts.
    Physiology ( relationship to nature) considers the functions of the body part.


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