Human anatomy questions This is a list of recently added questions about human anatomy. Play human anatomy quiz and see all the questions. What is cardiomyopathy?Thick cardiac muscles. Cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart's muscles get very thick and lose function. Cardiomyopathy is notorious for causing sudden death, especially in young athletes. Medications can sometimes control it, but in some cases, the patient needs a heart transplant.Created by: 12 year old geniusdiseases riddles »very hard 37% Decrease in heart size.Decrease in heart size.5Thick cardiac musclesThick cardiac muscles13Increase in heart sizeIncrease in heart size8Thin cardiac musclesThin cardiac muscles9 Which from endocrine glands is responsible for a regulation of sleep?Pineal gland. The pineal gland is a small endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain. It produces melatonin, a serotonin derived hormone, which affects the modulation of sleep patterns. Melatonin is sold over-the-counter as a sleep aid in the U.S. and Canada.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykbiology riddles »average 60% hypothalamushypothalamus1942adrenal glandsadrenal glands681thymusthymus698pineal glandpineal gland5104 How is the fear of pregnancy and childbirth called?Tokophobia often leads patients to ask for a Caesarean section. Frequency of appearing: 6-10% pregnancies.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyknames riddles »very hard 29% mysophobiamysophobia483erythrophobiaerythrophobia270haphephobiahaphephobia481tokophobiatokophobia517 A condition of the unconsciousness is an effect of the shutdown of what?The cerebral cortex. Unconsciousness is a state which occurs when the ability to maintain an awareness of self and environment is lost. It involves a complete or near-complete lack of responsiveness to people and other environmental stimuli.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykmedicine riddles »hard 57% the spinal cordthe spinal cord464cerebellumcerebellum1761the cerebral cortexthe cerebral cortex4417white matter of the brainwhite matter of the brain999 What it is an autotomy?Self amputation (e.g. of a tail). Autotomy (from the Greek auto- "self-" and tome "severing") or self amputation is the behaviour whereby an animal sheds or discards one or more of its own appendages, usually as a self-defense mechanism to elude a predator's grasp or to distract the predator and thereby allow escape. The lost body part may be regenerated later.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykreptiles riddles »hard 55% eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)836self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)4398hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind1864in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)825 Where are the islets of Langerhans?In the pancreas. The islets of Langerhans are the regions of the pancreas that contain its endocrine (i.e., hormone-producing) cells. Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyksatellite photography riddles »average 64% In the Pacific OceanIn the Pacific Ocean1438In the Mediterranean SeaIn the Mediterranean Sea814In the pancreasIn the pancreas6157In the liverIn the liver1168 Where is the loop of Henle?In kidney. The loop of Henle (or Henle's loop, nephron loop or its Latin counterpart ansa nephroni) is the portion of a nephron that leads from the proximal convoluted tubule to the distal convoluted tubule.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyknature riddles »average 60% In the liverIn the liver1010In kidneyIn kidney5332In lungIn lung728In blood vesselIn blood vessel1758 Where in the human body is the hippocampus?In the brain. A hippocampus is a rather small structure placed in the temporal lobe of the cerebral cortex of the telencephalon. The hippocampus plays an important role in the transfer of information from the short-term memory to the long-term memory. Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyknature riddles »average 66% in every nerve endingin every nerve ending1249in kidneysin kidneys1025in the liverin the liver1039in the brainin the brain6508 How many bones are in a human hand (including wrist)?27. There are 206 bones in the human body; 106 of these are in the hands and feet (27 in each hand and 26 in each foot).Created by: globalquiz.orgbones riddles »average 68% 5512312126241818120327274253 How many bones are in a human foot (including ankle)?26. Foot may seem simple compared to hand, but its mechanical structure is similarily complex. A foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints (20 of which are actively articulated) and more than a hundred muscles.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature riddles »average 65% 3345884092626407436361721 Play human anatomy quiz and see all the questions.