Ch01 HW: Introduction to A&P (Mastering A&P)

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1

What does the SQ3R method stand for

survey, question, read, recite, and review

2

What is a good strategy for class or laboratory preparation?

Read and prepare notes before attending your class or laboratory.

3

Which of the following is the correct sequence, from simplest to most complex, in the levels of structural organization of the human body?

chemical level, cellular level, tissue level, organ level, organ system level, organismal level

4

The cephalic region is __________ to the gluteal region.

superior

5

Select the appropriate directional term to complete this sentence: The elbow is ________ to the wrist.

proximal

6

A fracture in the left femoral region that is 5 centimeters proximal to the patellar region and 30 centimeters distal to the coxal region will be __________.

in the left thigh, close to the knee

7

Homeostasis is defined as __________.

the maintenance of a stable internal environment

8

This figure represents a negative feedback loop that controls body temperature. What is the effector in the regulatory mechanism?

skeletal muscle

9

Which of the following statements about homeostasis is correct?

Only certain physiological variables can be controlled by homeostatic mechanisms.

( Only the physiological variables which can be detected by cellular receptors can be controlled by homeostatic mechanisms.)

10

What part of a feedback loop causes physiological responses to return the variable to the normal homeostatic range?

effector

11

When you breathe, the pressure inside the lungs is different than the pressure outside the lungs. This is an example of a(n) __________.

pressure gradient

(A gradient is present any time more of something exists in one area than in another and the two areas are connected The pressure difference between the inside and the outside of the lungs is a pressure gradient.)