Top 10 human anatomy factsHuman anatomy quiz
What was included in the original Pepsi-Cola recipe?
Digestive enzyme. Pepsi Cola, first introduced in 1898, was named after pepsin (enzyme) and kola (nuts). In 1931, the company entered bankruptcy and changed hands. The new owners changed the recipe to resemble more Coca-Cola.
Where, in some humans, are Darwin's bumps?
On the ears. Darwin's tubercle is a congenital ear condition which often presents as a thickening on the helix at the junction of the upper and middle thirds. This is known as "Darwin's tubercle," or "Darwin's bump," because Charles Darwin mentioned it in his book The Descent of Man (Darwin 1879).
For what (mainly) earwigs use pliers?
For defend themselves . Earwigs are characterized by the cerci, or the pair of forceps-like pincers on their abdomen; male earwigs generally have more curved pincers than females. These pincers are used to defend themselves and fold their wings under the short tegmina. The antennae are thread-like with at least 10 segments.
How many bones does an adult human have?
206. At birth, there are over 270 bones in an infant human's body, but many of these fuse together as the child grows (in the skull, vertebral column etc.), leaving a total of 206 separate bones in an adult.
Which tool has both right-handed and left-handed versions?
Scissors will not cut properly if held in the wrong hand, and are manufactured in both lateral varieties. However, since right-handed version is common, most left-handed people learn to operate scissors with their right hand.
Are there pneumatic bones in the human body?
Yes, they are in skull. Pneumatic bones are very light, as they contain hollow cells filled with mucous membrane and air. In the human body, pneumatic bones are found only in the skull (the frontal bone, maxilla and mandible, ethmoid bone, temporal bone)
Where is Wharton's jelly found?
In the umbilical cord. Wharton's jelly (substantia gelatinea funiculi umbilicalis) is a gelatinous substance within the umbilical cord also present in vitreous humor of the eyeball, largely made up of mucopolysaccharides. It is named for the English physician and anatomist Thomas Wharton who first described it in his publication Adenographia, or "The Description of the Glands of the Entire Body", first published in 1656
Where are the smallest bones in the human body?
In ear. The largest bone in the human body is the femur and the smallest bones are three auditory ossicles. The term "ossicles" literally means "tiny bones", and the names of bones are Malleus ("hammer"), Incus ("anvil") and Stapes ("stirrup")