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The study of normal body structures is called __________.
The study of the structure and function of cells is called ___________.
The most influential medical textbook of the ancient era was written by __________.
The terms physics, physiology, and physician come from a term that __________ proposed to distinguish natural causes from supernatural causes.
______________ is a process that submits a scientist's ideas to the critical judgment of other specialists in the field before the research is funded or published.
The use of controls and statistical testing are two aspects of experimental design that help to ensure __________.
an adequate sample size
objective and reliable results
An educated speculation or a possible answer to a question is called a(n) __________.
A change in the genetic composition of a population over time is called __________.
Which of the following was an adaptation that evolved in connection with human upright walking?
Fully opposable thumbs
Spinal and pelvic anatomy
A human is born before his/her nervous system has matured. This is traceable to __________.
their inability to regulate body temperature
skeletal adaptations to bipedalism
the arboreal habits of early primates
the conditions of modern civilization
the diet of early species of Homo
Which of the following lists examples of body structures from the simplest to the most complex?
Mitochondrion, connective tissue, protein, stomach, adipocyte (fat cell)
Protein, mitochondrion, adipocyte (fat cell), connective tissue, stomach
Mitochondrion, connective tissue, stomach, protein, adipocyte (fat cell)
Protein, adipocyte (fat cell), stomach, connective tissue, mitochondrion
Protein, stomach, connective tissue, adipocyte (fat cell), mitochondrion
An _______________ is composed of two or more tissues types, whereas ____________ are microscopic structures in a cell.
organ system; organs
organ system; organelles
During exercise, one generates excess heat and the body temperature rises. As a response, blood vessels dilate in the skin, warm blood flows closer to the body surface, and heat is lost. This is an example of __________.
set point adjustment
When a woman is giving birth, the head of the baby pushes against her cervix and stimulates the release of the hormone oxytocin. Oxytocin travels in the blood and stimulates the uterus to contract. Labor contractions become more and more intense until the baby is expelled. This is an example of __________.