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What is the largest bone in the body?
femur
Name 2 ball-and-socket joints.
hip and shoulder
About how many individual muscles are attached to the human skeleton?
650
What links the brain to the rest of the body?
the spinal cord
Where does air first enter the body?
the nose
What is the largest organ of the human body?
skin
What is the name of the transparent part of the eye?
the cornea
Name the 5 major senses that keep us abreast of the environment around us.
vision, hearing, touching, tasting, and smelling
Where does the digestive process begin ?
the mouth
What is the liquid component of blood?
Plasma
What organ is responsible for the removal of metabolic wastes from the blood?
kidneys
How many chambers does the heart contain?
4
Which 2 parts of the ear transmit sound?
the outer and middle ear
What rigid bone protects the heart?
the sternum
How many bones are in the body?
200
What is the largest part of the human brain?
cerebrum
Name at least 2 layers of the skin.
epidermis, dermis, subcutis
Name the 2 organs of sight.
the eyes
About how many times does your heart beat in one minute?
70
How many bones compose the spinal column?
33 vertebrae