The Human Body In Health And Disease

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Health And Disease Quizzes & Trivia

This test is to help you study for you chapter test within this booklet.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is a term derived from two Greek words meaning "cutting up."
  • 2. 
    Means the study of the function of living organisims and their parts.
  • 3. 
    Is the scientific study of disease.
  • 4. 
    Are the five levels of organization in a living thing.
  • 5. 
    Are terms used to describe the body position when it is not in anatomical position.
  • 6. 
    Section cuts the body or any of its parts into upper and lower portions
  • 7. 
    Section cuts the body or any of its parts into front and back portions
  • 8. 
    Sections cuts the body or any of its parts into left and right portions.
  • 9. 
    If the body is cut into equal right and left sides, the cut is called a _________ section or plane.
  • 10. 
    The body portion that consists of the head, neck, and torso is called the  _____ portion.
  • 11. 
    The body portion that consists of the upper and lower extremities is called the_ portion.
  • 12. 
    The thin layer of cartilage on the ends of bones where they form joints is called the.
  • 13. 
    The hollow area in the shaft of a long bone where marrow is stored is called the.
  • 14. 
    The needlelike threads of spongy bone are called.
  • 15. 
    The structural units of compact bone are called either osteons or.
  • 16. 
    Osteoscytes and chondrocytes live in small spaces in the matrix called.
  • 17. 
    Bone-resorbing cells are called
  • 18. 
    Bone-forming cells are called.
  • 19. 
    The process of forming bone from cartilage is called.
  • 20. 
    If an  __ remains between the epiphysis and diaphysis, bone growth can continue to grow.
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