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5 Matching questions

  1. How do body parts at different levels of organization vary in complexity?
  2. Why is homeostasis so important to survival?
  3. List organs of the Respiratory System and describe its general function.
  4. Which organs occupy the thoracic cavity, abdominal cavity, and the pelvic cavity?
  5. What are the viscera?
  1. a Nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs.
    Intake and output of air, exchange of gases between air and blood.
  2. b 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.
  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 The heart consists of muscle, fat & nervous tissue. Cells of complex organism such as human contain structures called organelles that carry out specific activities. Organelles are composed of large molecules, including proteins, carbs, lipids, & nucleic acids. Most human cells contain a complete set of genetic instructions allowing cells to specialize.
  5. e The organs within the thoracic cavity & abdominopelvic cavity.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. anatomical structures make it possible to learn their function. Each part contributes to the whole. Parts form a well organized unit- the human organism.
  3. Bones, ligaments, cartilage.
    Provide framework, protect soft tissue, provide attachments for muscles, produce blood cells, store inorganic salts.
  4. Muscles
    Cause movement, maintain posture, produce body heat.
  5. Skin, hair, nails, sweat glands, sebaceous glands.
    Protect tissue, regulate body temp, support sensory receptors.

5 True/False questions

  1. Explain how the names of the abdominal quadrants describe their location.RUQ: Right Upper Quadrant
    LUQ: Left Upper Quadrant
    RLQ: Right Lower Quadrant
    LLQ: Left Lowe Quadrant


  2. What factors probably stimulated an early interest in the human body?It plays an important role in breathing and keeps blood flowing through blood vessels.


  3. List organs of the Digestive System and describe its general function.Glands that secrete hormones
    Control metabolic activities of body structures.


  4. What would happen to room temperature if the set point where turned up?The heat would come on until the temperature reached the new set point.


  5. Name the major organ systems.Oral cavity, nasal cavity, orbital cavity, and middle ear cavity.


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