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15 Cards in this Set

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Structure that can be observed with the naked eye is called?
a. gross anatomy
b. ultrastructure
c. microscopic anatomy
d. macroscopic anatomy
e. cytology
a. gross anatomy
The word root homeo- means?
a. tissue
b. metabolism
c. change
d. human
e. same
e. same
The simplest of structures considered to be alive are?
a. organisms
b. organs
c. tissues
d. cells
e. organelles
d. cells
Which of the following people revolutionized the teaching of gross anatomy?
a. Vesalius
b. Aristotle
c. Hippocrates
d. Leeuwenhoek
e. Cannon
a. Vesalius
Which of the following embodies the greatest amount of scientific information?
a. A fact
b. A law
c. a theory
d. a deduction
e. a hypothesis
c. A theory
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
c. A hypothesis
A self-amplifying chain of physiological events is called
a. positive feedback
b. negative feedback
c. dynamic consistency
d. homeostasis
e. metabolism
a. Positive feedback
Which of the following is not a human organ system?
a. integumentary
b. muscular
c. epithelial
d. nervous
e. endocrine
c. epithelial
______ means studying anatomy by touch.
a. gross anatomy
b. auscultation
c. osculation
d. palpation
e. percussion
d. palpation
the prefix hetero- means
a. same
b. different
c. both
d. solid
e. below
b. different
Cutting and separating tissues to reveal structural relationships is called______.
________ 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 _________