Overview Of Anatomy & Physiology

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  • 1. 

    What is ventral and what part of the body is it associated with it ?

    Explanation
    The term "ventral" refers to the front side of the body. It is associated with the thoracic and abdominopelvic regions of the body. The thoracic region is located between the neck and the abdomen, housing the heart, lungs, and other organs. The abdominopelvic region includes the abdomen and the pelvis, containing the digestive organs, reproductive organs, and urinary system. Therefore, the ventral side of the body is the front side, encompassing the thoracic and abdominopelvic regions.

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  • 2. 

    What is Dorsal and what part of the body is associated with it ?

    Explanation
    Dorsal refers to the back side of an organism. It is associated with the back, cranial (skull), and spinal regions of the body. The back is the main area where the dorsal side is located, while the cranial region refers to the head and the spinal region refers to the spine. These terms are used to describe the anatomical position and orientation of different parts of the body.

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  • 3. 

    What is the correct sequence of organization ?

    Explanation
    This is the correct sequence of organization in living organisms. Cells are the basic building blocks of life, which combine to form tissues. Different types of tissues then work together to form organs. Organs, in turn, collaborate to create organ systems, which perform specific functions in the body. Finally, all the organ systems come together to form an organism, a complete living being.

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  • 4. 

    What are the four tissue types ?

    Explanation
    The four tissue types in the human body are epithelial, connective, muscular, and nervous. Epithelial tissue covers the surfaces of organs and lines body cavities, providing protection and secretion. Connective tissue supports and connects different body structures, such as bones, blood, and tendons. Muscular tissue is responsible for movement and contraction, allowing the body to perform various functions. Nervous tissue is involved in transmitting and processing information, enabling communication between different parts of the body and coordinating responses to stimuli.

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  • 5. 

    What are the general layers of tissue ?

    Explanation
    The general layers of tissue in the body are the skin, hypodermis, muscle, and bone. The skin is the outermost layer that protects the body from external factors. The hypodermis is the layer beneath the skin that contains fat and helps insulate the body. Muscles are found beneath the hypodermis and are responsible for movement and support. Bones are the deepest layer and provide structure and protection to the body.

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  • 6. 

    To separate our internal environment from the external environment. Infection, Thermoregulation(sweat glands)

    • A.

      Respiratory System

    • B.

      Integumentary System

    • C.

      Skeletal System

    • D.

      Nervous System

    Correct Answer
    B. Integumentary System
    Explanation
    The integumentary system includes the skin, hair, nails, and sweat glands, which work together to protect the body from the external environment. The skin acts as a barrier, preventing pathogens from entering the body and causing infection. It also helps regulate body temperature through sweat production by the sweat glands. Therefore, the integumentary system is responsible for separating the internal environment from the external environment and plays a crucial role in infection prevention and thermoregulation.

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  • 7. 

    Structure(framework), Protection, Mineral(calcium storage), Blood cell Produce

    • A.

      Digestive

    • B.

      Nervous

    • C.

      Muscular

    • D.

      Skeletal

    Correct Answer
    D. Skeletal
    Explanation
    The skeletal system provides structure and support to the body, protects internal organs, stores minerals such as calcium, and produces blood cells. It is responsible for the framework of the body and allows for movement and locomotion. The skeletal system consists of bones, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons, and plays a vital role in maintaining the shape and integrity of the body.

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  • 8. 

    To move the body and bodily fluids, Skeletal muscle & tendons, Smooth Muscles, Cardiac Muscle

    • A.

      Muscular System

    • B.

      Nervous

    • C.

      Skeletal

    • D.

      Integumentary

    Correct Answer
    A. Muscular System
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Muscular System. The muscular system is responsible for movement in the body, including the movement of the body itself and bodily fluids. It consists of three types of muscles: skeletal muscles and tendons, smooth muscles, and cardiac muscle. Skeletal muscles and tendons allow for voluntary movement and are attached to bones. Smooth muscles are found in the walls of organs and blood vessels, and they help with involuntary movements. Cardiac muscle is found in the heart and is responsible for pumping blood. Therefore, the muscular system is the correct answer as it encompasses all these types of muscles and their functions.

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  • 9. 

    To communicate with the body by use of electrical impulses. CNS(brain and spinal cord), PNS(nerves, neurons and sensory receptors)

    • A.

      Endocrine

    • B.

      Muscular

    • C.

      Skeletal

    • D.

      Nervous

    Correct Answer
    D. Nervous
    Explanation
    The nervous system is responsible for communication within the body through the use of electrical impulses. It consists of the central nervous system (CNS), which includes the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system (PNS), which includes nerves, neurons, and sensory receptors. The nervous system allows for the transmission of signals between different parts of the body, enabling coordination and control of bodily functions.

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  • 10. 

    To deliver "goods" and to take wastes from all the cells of the body. -Heart,-Blood Vessels(two circuits) -Blood

    • A.

      Respiratory

    • B.

      Lymphatic

    • C.

      Cardiovascular

    • D.

      Nervous

    Correct Answer
    C. Cardiovascular
    Explanation
    The cardiovascular system is responsible for delivering "goods" (such as oxygen and nutrients) to all the cells of the body and removing waste products. It consists of the heart, blood vessels (which include two circuits - systemic and pulmonary), and blood. The respiratory system is involved in gas exchange, the lymphatic system is responsible for immune function and fluid balance, and the nervous system controls and coordinates bodily functions. Therefore, the cardiovascular system is the correct answer as it specifically addresses the transportation of goods and waste throughout the body.

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  • 11. 

    To exchange gases (O2 &CO2) -lungs, -airway, -ventilations VS  respirations

    • A.

      Respiratory

    • B.

      Lymphatic

    • C.

      Cardiovascular

    • D.

      Urinary

    Correct Answer
    A. Respiratory
    Explanation
    The respiratory system is responsible for the exchange of gases, specifically oxygen and carbon dioxide, in the body. It includes the lungs, airways, and the process of breathing, known as ventilation. The other options, lymphatic, cardiovascular, and urinary, are not directly involved in the exchange of gases.

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  • 12. 

    To return fluid and defend the internal body from foreign bodies. -Wbcs

    • A.

      Digestive

    • B.

      Lymphatic

    • C.

      Urinary

    • D.

      Respiartory

    Correct Answer
    B. Lymphatic
    Explanation
    The lymphatic system is responsible for returning fluid and defending the internal body from foreign bodies. It consists of lymph nodes, lymphatic vessels, and lymphatic organs such as the spleen and thymus. Lymphatic vessels collect excess fluid from tissues and transport it back to the bloodstream, helping to maintain fluid balance in the body. The lymph nodes filter the lymph fluid, removing bacteria, viruses, and other harmful substances. Additionally, the lymphatic system plays a crucial role in immune response by producing and storing white blood cells called lymphocytes.

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  • 13. 

    To ingest, digest and absorb nutrients . Accessory organs

    • A.

      Urinary

    • B.

      Respiratory

    • C.

      Digestive

    • D.

      Nervous

    Correct Answer
    C. Digestive
    Explanation
    The digestive system is responsible for ingesting, digesting, and absorbing nutrients from food. It includes accessory organs such as the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder, which aid in the process of digestion. The urinary system is responsible for filtering waste products from the blood and producing urine, while the respiratory system is responsible for the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the lungs. The nervous system is responsible for transmitting signals throughout the body. Therefore, the correct answer is "Digestive" because it specifically refers to the system involved in the ingestion, digestion, and absorption of nutrients.

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  • 14. 

    To filter and expel waste  - Kidneys  -Bladder

    • A.

      Digestive

    • B.

      Skeletal

    • C.

      Urinary

    • D.

      Integumentary

    Correct Answer
    C. Urinary
    Explanation
    The urinary system is responsible for filtering and expelling waste from the body. The kidneys play a crucial role in this process by filtering the blood and removing waste products, excess water, and toxins. The bladder, on the other hand, stores urine until it is expelled from the body through the urethra. Therefore, the urinary system is the correct answer as it specifically deals with the filtration and elimination of waste materials.

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  • 15. 

    To produce offspring

    • A.

      Respiratory

    • B.

      Reproductive

    • C.

      Digestive

    • D.

      Urinary

    Correct Answer
    B. Reproductive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is reproductive because the process of producing offspring is directly related to the reproductive system. This system is responsible for the production of gametes (sperm and eggs) and the fertilization of these gametes to form a zygote, which eventually develops into an offspring. The reproductive system also plays a role in the development and maturation of secondary sexual characteristics.

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  • 16. 

    Collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate your body's growth, metabolism and sexual development and function.

    • A.

      Endocrine

    • B.

      Nervous

    • C.

      Skeletal

    • D.

      Muscular

    Correct Answer
    A. Endocrine
    Explanation
    The endocrine system is a collection of glands that produce hormones to regulate various processes in the body, including growth, metabolism, and sexual development and function. These glands secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream, which then travel to target cells and organs to exert their effects. Unlike the nervous system, which uses electrical signals to transmit information, the endocrine system relies on chemical messengers (hormones) to communicate and coordinate different bodily functions. The skeletal and muscular systems are responsible for supporting and enabling movement, respectively, and are not directly involved in hormone production or regulation.

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