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The sternal region of the body is __________ to the umbilical region.
The plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts is called the __________.
Which of the following is an example of a homeostatic imbalance?
Which of the following shows increasing complexity levels?
cellular, tissue, organ, organ system
Approximately what percentage of the air we breathe is made of oxygen?
The cranial cavity is part of __________.
the dorsal body cavity
Which of the following 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 is an example of positive feedback?
labor contractions causing the release of oxytocin, which results in an increase in the quantity of labor contractions
Which internal organ is NOT housed in the ventral body cavity?
Which two systems monitor the body for homeostasis?
nervous and endocrine
Which of the following body systems functions to produce blood cells?
Which of the following is NOT a necessary human life function?
Which example best illustrates the principle of complementarity?
Convolutions of the small intestines provides greater surface area for nutrient absorption.
Which membrane directly covers the heart?
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 __________.
Tissues are groups of similar __________ that have a common function.
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
Which of the following does NOT represent correct positioning when placing the body in the anatomical position?
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 left and right sides along the midline
The body's ability to provide nutrients to target tissues is a cooperative effort between which two body systems?
digestive and cardiovascular
The body cavity that houses the lungs is known as the __________.
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
Which of the following is/are housed in the orbital cavity?
All the following are true about serous fluid EXCEPT that __________.
it increases the friction produced by the movement of the organs with which it is associated
The cavity between articulating bones at most joints is known as the __________.
Which term best describes the metabolic process of cells making more complex molecules from simpler substances?
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