Introduction to Physiology Specialties Quiz

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Physiology is the study of the normal function of ______

cell, tissue, organs, systems and organisms

Systemic physiology is the study of ______


Pathological physiology is the study of the effect of the disease on ______

cell, tissue, organ and system

Anatomy can be divided into gross and ______ anatomy


Microscopic anatomy includes the study of ______

cell and tissue

The Integumentary System Functions provides support and protection. Major organs include skin, hair, sweat glands, and ___________.


The Nervous System Major organs are the Brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and Sense organs. It directs immediate responses to stimuli, coordinates or moderates activities of other organ systems, and provides and interprets sensory information about external conditions. It is the _______ line of defense.


The Skeletal System Major organs include bones, cartilages, associated ligaments for other tissues, stores calcium and other minerals, and forms blood cells. The Skeletal System provides support for the body and protects internal organs, and it also plays a role in _________.


The Endocrine System Major organs include pituitary gland, thyroid gland, pancreas, adrenal glands, gonads (testes and ovaries), endocrine tissues in other systems. It directs long-term changes in the activities of other organ systems, adjusts metabolic activity and energy use by the body, and controls many structural and functional changes during _________.


The Muscular System Major organs include skeletal muscles, associated tendons and aponeuroses (tendinous sheets). It provides movement, protection, and support for other tissues, and generates heat that maintains body temperature. It also helps in maintaining the bone marrow temperature. The Muscular System is responsible for generating _________.


Which organ system is responsible for producing male sex cells (sperm) and hormones?

Reproductive System

What is the primary function of the Cardiovascular System?

Distributes blood cells and nutrients

Which body system defends against infection and disease, acting as the second line of defense?

Lymphatic System

What is the main function of the Digestive System?

Processes and digests food

Which system helps in maintaining calcium levels in the body and forms blood cells?

Skeletal System

What is the study of specific organ known as?

Special physiology

Which level of organization includes protein filaments and chemical/molecular levels?

Tissue level

What does Systemic anatomy primarily study?

System-level interactions

In microscopic anatomy, what does Histology specifically study?


What is the main function of the Muscular System?

Generating heat for energy use

Test your knowledge on the specialties in physiology, including cell physiology, special physiology, systemic physiology, and pathological physiology. Learn about the levels of organization and basic functions of organisms.

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