Testing Your Recall

1. Structure that can be observed with the naked eye is called a. gross anatomy.

b. ultrastructure.

c. microscopic anatomy.

d. macroscopic anatomy.

e. cytology.

2. The word root homeo- means a. tissue.

b. metabolism.

c. change.

3. The simplest structures considered to be alive are a. organisms.

b. organs.

c. tissues.

e. organelles.

4. Which of the following people revolutionized the teaching of gross anatomy?

a. Vesalius b. Aristotle c. Hippocrates d. Leeuwenhoek e. Cannon

5. Which of the following embodies the greatest amount of scientific information?

a. a fact b. a law of nature c. a theory d. a deduction e. a hypothesis

6. An informed, uncertain, but testable conjecture is a. a natural law.

b. a scientific theory.

c. a hypothesis.

d. a deduction.

e. a scientific fact.

7. A self-amplifying chain of physiological events is called a. positive feedback.

b. negative feedback.

c. dynamic constancy.

d. homeostasis.

e. metabolism.

8. Which of the following is not a human organ system?

a. integumentary b. muscular c. epithelial d. nervous e. endocrine

11. Cutting and separating tissues to reveal structural relationships is called .

means studying anatomy by touch.

a. Gross anatomy b. Auscultation c. Osculation d. Palpation e. Percussion

10. The prefix hetero- means a. same.

b. different.

invented many components of the compound microscope and named the cell.

13. By the process of_, a scientist predicts what the result of a certain experiment will be if his or her hypothesis is correct.

14. Physiological effects of a person's mental state are called_effects.

15. The tendency of the body to maintain stable internal conditions is called

16. 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.

17. Self-corrective mechanisms in physiology are called_loops.

18. A/an_is the simplest body structure to be composed of two or more types of tissue.

19. Depth perception, or the ability to form three-dimensional images, is also called_vision.

20. 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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  • Ilta
    Which of the following embodies the greaTEST AMOUNT OF SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION?
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  • Connie
    Who revolutionized gross anatomy?
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  • elisa
    What is an informed uncertain but testable conjecture.?
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