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Orientation

1. The science dealing with the functions of the body parts is called
physiology.
cytology.
anatomy.
biology.

2. The level of organization when different tissues join together is called the
chemical level.
cellular level.
tissue level.
organ level.

3. The condition in which the body's internal environment stays within physiological limits is
responsiveness.
homeostasis.
differentiation.
growth.

4. All of the following belong to feedback systems which control homeostasis EXCEPT
control center
receptor
effector
receiver

5. In a negative feedback system, the response of the effector
enhances the original stimulus.
eliminates the original stimulus.
reverses the original stimulus.
does not change the original stimulus.

6. In the anatomical position the subject
is lying down.
has arms placed above the head.
is standing upright facing the observer with the palms backwards.
is standing upright facing the observer with the palms forward.

7. The plane that divides the body into superior and inferior portion is the
saggital plane.
transverse plane.
oblique plane.
frontal plane.

8. The anatomical term which best describes a structure toward the head is
superficial.
deep.
inferior.
superior.

9. The best anatomical term to describe the back region of the body would be
ventral.
dorsal.
gluteal.
deep.

10. The brain and the spinal cord are located in the
ventral cavity.
dorsal cavity.
abdominal cavity.
thoracic cavity.

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