10 most difficult anatomy riddlesAnatomy quiz
People have usually two kidneys. How are these located?
the left kidney is located higher
the right kidney is located higher
some people have the left one higher, others have the right one higher
Because of the asymmetry within the abdominal cavity caused by the liver, the right kidney is typically slightly smaller and located lower than the left. Moreover, the left kidney is located slightly more medial than the right.
Which blood type is the least common?
AB is the rarest of all AB0 types, and Rh- is always less common than Rh+. In Western Europe, only 1% of the population has AB-. In the Eastern Asia Rh- is very rare: in Japan, only 0,05% of the population has AB-.
Which enzyme is responsible for the breakdown of fats in duodenum?
duodenum does't digest the fats
The duodenum is the first segment of the small intestine, which is largely responsible for the breakdown of food. It helps to digest all categories of food: carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Fats break down with the help of the lipase enzyme, which is secreted from the pancreas.
A person who has 4 types of color receptors is called ...
Such people do not exist
Man is usually sensitive to about 500,000 colors. Tetrachromacy is the condition of possessing four independent channels for conveying color information, or possessing four types of cone cells in the eye. Organisms with tetrachromacy are called tetrachromats which can see up to 99 million shades.
Who is referred to as the "Father of microscopical anatomy, histology, physiology and embryology"?
Marcello Malpighi was an Italian biologist and physician, the first person to see the capillaries in animals. His name bears to several physiological features related to the biological excretory system, such as the Malpighian corpuscles and Malpighian pyramids of the kidneys and the Malpighian tubule system of insects.
The Rh blood group system was discovered by Karl Landsteiner and Alexander S. Wiener. With whose blood were they experimenting?
Karl Landsteiner's sick daughter
Prisoners of Auschwitz
"Rh" stands for "Rhesus". Due to its relatively easy upkeep in captivity and anatomical closeness to humans, rhesuses have been used extensively in medical research.
What is the name of the second cervical vertebrae in humans?
empty / incomplete
The cervical spine is made up of 7 vertebrae. The first 2, C1 and C2, are highly specialized and are given unique names: atlas and axis, respectively. By the atlanto-axial joint, it forms the pivot upon which the first cervical vertebra (the atlas), which carries the head, rotates.