Top 10 Human factsMedicine quiz
What part of human nervous system is responsible for memory?
Hippocampus. The hippocampus (named after its resemblance to the seahorse) is a major component of the brains of humans and other vertebrates. The hippocampus belongs to the limbic system and plays important roles in the consolidation of information from short-term memory to long-term memory, and in spatial memory that enables navigation. The hippocampus is located under the cerebral cortex (allocortical) and in primates in the medial temporal lobe.
A delusions in psychiatry and psychology are called...
Mistaken beliefs that are held with strong conviction. A delusion is a mistaken belief that is held with strong conviction even in the presence of superior evidence to the contrary. As a pathology, it is distinct from a belief based on false or incomplete information, confabulation, dogma, illusion, or some other misleading effects of perception.
What organ is the Bowman's capsule part of?
A kidneys. Bowman's capsule (or the Bowman capsule) is a cup-like sack at the beginning of the tubular component of a nephron in the mammalian kidney that performs the first step in the filtration of blood to form urine.
According the to Guinness Book of World Records, what is the record for most children born to a single woman?
69. Russian Valentina, Feodor Vassilyev's first wife set the record for most children born to a single woman. She lived to be 76 and, between 1725 and 1765, had 69 children (16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets); 67 of them survived infancy with the loss of one set of twins.
When the human urine is completely clear the human body is...
Over Hydrated. Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to work properly. For example, your body uses water to maintain its temperature, remove waste, and lubricate your joints. Water is needed for overall good health.
Tardieu's spots appear in the dead as a result of?
Strangulation. The purple to black spots develop along with lividity (livor mortis). They result from the rupture of capillaries usually related to strangulation. Tardieu spots can appear as rash-like.
Where in the human body is the Varolius bridge?
In the brain. The pons (Latin for "bridge") is part of the brainstem, and in humans and other bipeds lies inferior to the midbrain, superior to the medulla oblongata and anterior to the cerebellum.This region of the brainstem includes neural pathways and tracts that conduct signals from the brain down to the cerebellum and medulla, and tracts that carry the sensory signals up into the thalamus.
What is the other human cervical vertebrae called?
Axis. 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.
How Much Water Is in the Human Body
50 - 75 %. The amount of water in the human body ranges from 50-75%. The average adult human body is 50-65% water, averaging around 57-60%. The percentage of water in infants is much higher, typically around 75-78% water, dropping to 65% by one year of age.