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Chapter 01 - Major Themes of Anatomy and PhysiologyINTRODUCTION True / False Questions1. Histology is the study of structures that can be observed without a magnifying lens.
2. All functions of the body can be interpreted as the effects of cellular activity.
3. Organs are made of tissues.
4. A molecule of water is more complex than a mitochondrion (organelle).
5. Homeostasis and occupying space are both unique characteristics of living things.
6. Positive feedback helps to restore normal function when one of the body's physiological variables gets out of balance.
7. Negative feedback is a self-amplifying chain of events that tend to produce rapid change in the body
8.The anatomical position means the body is standing at attention with the palms facing forward and the thumbs pointing away from the body.
9. The elbow is proximal to the shoulder.
10. The serous membrane that lines the peritoneal cavity is called visceral peritoneum.
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11. Lungs carry out an excretory function.
12. A tissue consists of groups of similar cells that have a common function.
13. It is important for any organism to maintain its boundaries, so that its internal environmentremains distinct from the external environment surrounding it.
14. Without some sort of positive or negative feedback mechanism, it would be impossible to keep our body chemistry in balance.
15. Regardless of the variable being regulated, all homeostatic control mechanisms have at least three interdependent components.
Multiple Choice Questions16. The study of structure and function of cells is called
17. A change in the genetic composition of a population over time is called A. mutation.B. natural selection.C. selection pressure.D.evolution.E. adaptation.
18. The constant appearance of new strains of influenza virus is an example of
Chapter 01 - Major Themes of Anatomy and Physiology19. An _______________ is composed of two or more tissues types, whereas ____________ are microscopic structures in a cell.

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