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Mastering A&P Chapter 1 - Multiple Choice
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A result of homeostatic imbalance could be ________.
Approximately what percentage of the air we breathe is made of oxygen?
Select the option that shows increasing complexity levels.
Cellular, tissue, organ, organ system
A person with appendicitis will most often present with pain in the _______.
right lower quadrant
The plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts is called the ________.
The cranial cavity is part of __________.
The dorsal body cavity
Which choice below is NOT one of the three components of homeostatic control systems?
The respiratory system contains the __________.
Trachea, bronchi, and lungs
The spleen is an organ in the ______.
Which of the following would be an example of positive feedback?
Release of Oxytocin to increase the strength of labor contractions
Which internal organ is NOT housed in the ventral body cavity?
Which of the following body systems acts as a fast-acting control system for the body?
Which of the following body systems functions to produce blood cells?
Which of the following is NOT a necessary human life function?
Which one of the following requires magnification to study?
Which one of the following covers and organ?
The branch of anatomy that traces structural changes that occur in the body throughout the life span is referred to as __________.
The ability to sense changes in the environment and respond to them is a physiological ability known as ________.
If the human body temperature drops below 37 deg C (98.6 deg F), the following occurs:
Metabolic reactions become slower
Which of the following events is NOT the result of a negative feedback mechanism?
Blood clotting when the lining of a blood vessel is injured
All of the following are correct positioning when placing the body in the anatomical position, EXCEPT ________.
The thumbs are pointing medially
Which of the following is/are not included in the axial part of the body?
the upper limbs
The median or midsagittal plane _______.
divides the body in two equal but nonidentical left and right parts along the midline.
which of the following organs lies in the dorsal cavity?
the spinal cord
The body cavity which houses the lung is known as the _______.
the pleural cavity
If you know that the appendix lies in the right lower part of the trunk, you could also say it lies in the _____________.
Right inguinal region
The visceral serosa membrane __________.
covers the outer surface of organs in a body cavity
All of the following are true about serous fluid, EXCEPT that _____________.
the synovial cavity
Positron emission tomography (PET) _____________.
excels in observing metabolic processes
The cavity between bones at the joint is known as _____________.
the synovial cavity
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