Testing Your Recall
- Structure that can be observed with the naked eye is called a. gross anatomy.
- microscopic anatomy.
- macroscopic anatomy.
- The word root homeo- means a. tissue.
- The simplest structures considered to be alive are a. organisms.
- Which of the following people revolutionized the teaching of gross anatomy?
- Vesalius b. Aristotle c. Hippocrates d. Leeuwenhoek e. Cannon
- Which of the following embodies the greatest amount of scientific information?
- a fact b. a law of nature c. a theory d. a deduction e. a hypothesis
- An informed, uncertain, but testable conjecture is a. a natural law.
- a scientific theory.
- a hypothesis.
- a deduction.
- a scientific fact.
- A self-amplifying chain of physiological events is called a. positive feedback.
- negative feedback.
- dynamic constancy.
- Which of the following is not a human organ system?
- integumentary b. muscular c. epithelial d. nervous e. endocrine
- Cutting and separating tissues to reveal structural relationships is called .
means studying anatomy by touch.
- Gross anatomy b. Auscultation c. Osculation d. Palpation e. Percussion
- The prefix hetero- means a. same.
invented many components of the compound microscope and named the cell.
- By the process of_, a scientist predicts what the result of a certain experiment will be if his or her hypothesis is correct.
- Physiological effects of a person's mental state are called_effects.
- The tendency of the body to maintain stable internal conditions is called
- Blood pH averages 7.4 but fluctuates from 7.35 to 7.45. A pH of 7.4 can therefore be considered the_for this variable.
- Self-corrective mechanisms in physiology are called_loops.
- A/an_is the simplest body structure to be composed of two or more types of tissue.
- Depth perception, or the ability to form three-dimensional images, is also called_vision.
- Our hands are said to be because they can encircle an object such as a branch or tool. The presence of an_thumb is important to this ability.
Answers in Appendix B
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