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Quiz: Introduction to the Human Body

  1. do not belong to the four basic human body structure units.
  2. An American physiologist, Walter B. Cannon suggested the name for the relatively constant states maintained by the body.
  3. The word homeostasis is derived from .
  4. One of the additional requirements specific to the basic processes of human life is .
  5. One phase of metabolism is in which complex substances are broken down into simpler building blocks and energy is released.
  6. Responsiveness or is concerned with detecting changes in the internal or external environments and reacting to that change.
  7. The word caudal is a directional term that indicates " ".
  8. The hand is located at the end of the forearm.
  9. Coronal plane runs , dividing the body or any of its parts into anterior and posterior portions.
  10. The cavity contains the heart, lungs, trachea, esophagus, large blood vessels, and nerves.