Human Anatomy Chapter 1 A first Look of Anatomy

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  1. Which of the great early anatomists was called the “Reformer of anatomy?”

    A)Herophilus
    B)Harvey
    C)Vesalius
    D)Galen
    C)Vesalius
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  2. Which statement best describes the relationship between structure and function?

    A)The functions of specific body parts always determine their anatomy.
    B)The anatomy of specific body parts often suggests their functions.
    C)Structure and function are only related in certain body regions.
    D)The functions of most body parts are unrelated to their structure.
    B)The anatomy of specific body parts often suggests their functions.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Cytology is the study of ____________ and their structures, while histology is the study of ____________.

    A)tissues, organs
    B)tissues, single body cells
    C)single body cells, tissues
    D)single body cells, organs
    C)single body cells, tissues
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  4. The study of the structure and relationships of large body parts that are visible to the unaided eye is termed ____________ or macroscopic anatomy.

    A)gross
    B)pathologic
    C)radiographic
    D)surgical
    A)gross
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  5. Which branch of gross anatomy examines both superficial anatomic markings and internal body structures as they relate to the skin covering them?

    A)surface anatomy
    B)comparative anatomy
    C)developmental anatomy
    D)systemic anatomy
    A)surface anatomy
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  6. Which specialized branch of anatomy investigates the changes in structure within an individual from conception through maturity?

    A)embryology
    B)surgical anatomy
    C)developmental anatomy
    D)regional anatomy
    C)developmental anatomy
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  7. The study of body structures visualized by scanning procedures such as ultrasound or x-rays is called ____________ anatomy.

    A)surgical
    B)pathological
    C)radiographic
    D)systemic
    C)radiographic
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  8. The root of the word pathos, as used in “pathologic anatomy,” means

    A)to study
    B)to cut open
    C)disease
    D)function
    C)disease
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  9. Which of the following represents the highest level of structural organization?

    A)organism
    B)cell
    C)tissue
    D)system
    A)organism
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  10. Tissues are best described as

    A)precise organizations of similar cells that perform specialized functions
    B)specialized structural and functional units within cells
    C)related organs that work together to coordinate activities and achieve a common function
    D)the simplest level of organization within the body
    A)precise organizations of similar cells that perform specialized functions
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  11. Structures consisting of two or more tissue types that work together to perform specific functions are called

    A)organelles
    B)organ systems
    C)organs
    D)organisms
    C)organs
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  12. Which of the following is not a basic property or feature of all organisms?

    A)metabolism
    B)responsiveness
    C)circulation
    D)reproduction
    C)circulation
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  13. The consistent internal environment maintained by control and regulatory mechanisms within an organism is called

    A)metabolism
    B)organization
    C)adaptation
    D)homeostasis
    D)homeostasis
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  14. Which of the following does not correctly pair an organ with its organ system?

    A)uterus, reproductive system
    B)thyroid, endocrine system
    C)brain, nervous system
    D)heart, lymphatic system
    D)heart, lymphatic system
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  15. The trachea is part of the ____________ system.

    A)urinary
    B)nervous
    C)respiratory
    D)digestive
    C)respiratory
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  16. Which organ system controls body movement and responds to sensory stimuli?

    A)skeletal
    B)muscular
    C)nervous
    D)integumentary
    C)nervous
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  17. The ____________ is an organ of both the endocrine and lymphatic systems.

    A)pituitary gland
    B)pancreas
    C)thymus
    D)thyroid
    C)thymus
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  18. Which statement does not accurately describe the anatomic position?

    A)arms are at either side of the body
    B)palms face toward the thighs
    C)head is level and eyes look forward
    D)individual stands upright with feet parallel
    B)palms face toward the thighs
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  19. Which anatomic plane would section the body into matching left and right sides?

    A)midsagittal
    B)frontal
    C)coronal
    D)transverse
    A)midsagittal
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  20. Which anatomic plane divides the body into superior and inferior portions?

    A)transverse
    B)sagittal
    C)frontal
    D)oblique
    A)transverse
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  21. The directional term ____________ refers to a body part that is closer to the head, or above.

    A)inferior
    B)superior
    C)posterior
    D)anterior
    B)superior
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  22. Which term describes a part on an appendage that is closer to the trunk?

    A)proximal
    B)medial
    C)lateral
    D)distal
    A)proximal
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  23. The diaphragm is located between which two body cavities?

    A)abdominal and pelvic cavities
    B)pleural and pericardial cavities
    C)cranial cavity and vertebral canal
    D)thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities
    D)thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities
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  24. The moist, two-layered serous membrane that lines the abdominopelvic cavity is called the

    A)pleura
    B)peritoneum
    C)serous cavity
    D)coelom
    B)peritoneum
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  25. The mediastinum does not contain the

    A)lungs
    B)trachea
    C)esophagus
    D)heart
    A)lungs
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  26. Which term is used to identify the heel of the foot?

    A)tarsal
    B)crural
    C)popliteal
    D)calcaneal
    D)calcaneal
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  27. The buccal region is the area of the

    A)chin
    B)ear
    C)cheek
    D)neck
    C)cheek
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  28. The thigh is identified as the ____________ region.

    A)femoral
    B)brachial
    C)axillary
    D)patellar
    A)femoral
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  29. The calf is anatomically known as what body region?

    A)coxal
    B)crural
    C)axillary
    D)sural
    D)sural
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  30. In which abdominopelvic region is the urinary bladder found?

    A)hypochondriac
    B)hypogastric
    C)epigastric
    D)umbilical
    B)hypogastric
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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