1. What is the term meaning "cutting open" that denotes the study of the structure of internal and external features of the body and how they relate to each other
  2. What is the term for the study of how living organisms perform their function?
  3. The study of structures of the cardiovascular system is an example of?
    systemic Anatomy
  4. The study of the structure of muscle tissue is an example of?
  5. The study of the function of the stomach is an example of?
    special physiology
  6. What is the smallest and simplest level of organization?
    chemical level
  7. Which organ system includes the stomach liver and small intestine and processes digest and absorb nutrients from food?
    digestive system
  8. Which organ system is responsible for the support and protection of organs and tissues and includes bones and cartilage?
    skeletal system
  9. What is the term for the maintenance of a relatively stable internal environment in an organism?
  10. What general mechanism involved in homeostatic regulation occurs when a cell, tissue, organ, or organ system adjust its activities automatically in response to an environmental stimulus?

    autoregulation allows for automatic adjustment of activities without input from the nervous or endocrine system.
  11. Which of the following homeostatic regulatory mechanisn involves a response to a stimulus that reverses or negates the stimulus?
    negative feedback
  12. What homeostatic mechanism produces a response that enhances or exaggerate a stimulus?
    positive feedback
  13. What is the term for the anatomical term head?
    Cephalon or cephalic
  14. In anatomical position the head is what to the chest?
  15. What type of sectional plane divides the body into anterior and posterior portions?
    Frontal or coronal
  16. What are the two main divisions of the ventral body cavity?
    Thoracic and abdominopelvic
  17. In what body cavity would you find the liver?
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