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Which of the following is not a human organ system?
The manus is more commonly known as the _______ and the pes is more commonly known as the _______.
Organs that lie within the abdominal cavity but not within the peritoneal cavity are said to have a _______ position.
The anterior pit of the elbow is the ______ region, and the corresponding (but posterior) pit of the knee is the ______ fossa.
Listening to the natural sounds made by the body, such as heart and lung sounds, is called _________.
_________ is a type of examination of the human body by simply looking at the bodies surface appearance.
____________ is where the examiner taps on the body, feels for abnormal resistance, and listens to the emitted sound for signs of abnormalities.
The study of more than one species in order to gain insight into similarities and differences is called ______________.
____________ refers to the fine detail, down to the molecular level, revealed by the electron microscope.
Hierarchy of Complexity
organism - organ system - organs - tissues - cells - organelles - molecules - atoms
What are the 11 organ systems?
integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, urinary, digestive, and reproductive.
An _______ is a structure composed of two or more tissue types that work together to carry out a particular function.
A ______ is a mass of similar cells and cell products that forms a discrete region of an organ and performs a specific function.
The theory that a large, complex system such as the human body can be understood by studying its simpler components is called _________.
The theory that there are "emergent properties" of the whole organism that cannot be predicted from the properties of its separate parts is _________.
Approximately 1 in 8000 people are born with an abnormality called _____________ where the organs of the thoracic and abdominal cavities are reversed between right and left.
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