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homeostasis in the human body is controlled primarily by which two organ systems
nervous and endocrine systems
which of the following is in the correct order of the elements in a control system
stimulus, receptor, afferent pathway, control center, efferent pathway, effector, response
in anatomical position
the body is erect with the feet parallel and the arms hanging at the side and the palms facing forward
a section that divides the body on the longitudianl plane into right and left parts is called
which type of section could be uses to sparate the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity
which of the following systems is matched most accurately to the life function it provides
nervous system - responsiveness
which of the following statements is correct regarding the location of the spleen and liver
the spleen is located in the upper left quadrant and the liver is located in the upper right quadrant
keratin and collagen are examples of proteins the organic compounds that function in building tissues and acting as enzymes are the
The lymphatic system secretes hormones that regulate processes such as growth repeodution, and nutrient use by cells. (T/F)
as body temperature drops below normal, chemical reactions proceed to rapidly and body proteins begin to break down (T/F)
the cardiovascular system is responsible for removing carbon dioxide from the bloodstream (T/F)
maintenance of boundaries is the functional characteristics of organisms that keeps the body's internal environment distict from the external environment (T/F)
the ability of water to maintain a relatively constant temperature and preven sudden changes in temperature is due to its high heat capacity (T/F)
The branch of biological science that deals with the function of organs and organ systems is called __________
In _______ feedback, the initial stimulus produces a response that further increases the stimulus
The breakdown of ingested foods into simple molecules that can be absorbed into the bloodstream is termed ____
glucose, fructose, and galactose are examples of a specific catagory of carbohydrates known as _______
the tendency of the body's system to maintain a relatively constant or balanced internal environment is called _______
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