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 geniusvery hard 34% Decrease in heart size.Decrease in heart size.14Thick cardiac musclesThick cardiac muscles27Increase in heart sizeIncrease in heart size17Thin cardiac musclesThin cardiac muscles20diseases riddles » 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 Kołodziejczykaverage 61% hypothalamushypothalamus2367adrenal glandsadrenal glands822thymusthymus848pineal glandpineal gland6466biology riddles » 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 Kołodziejczykvery hard 28% mysophobiamysophobia561erythrophobiaerythrophobia310haphephobiahaphephobia562tokophobiatokophobia572names riddles » 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 Kołodziejczykhard 58% the spinal cordthe spinal cord553cerebellumcerebellum2155the cerebral cortexthe cerebral cortex5471white matter of the brainwhite matter of the brain1231medicine riddles » 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 Kołodziejczykhard 56% 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)1060self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)5758hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind2313in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)1027reptiles riddles » 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 Kołodziejczykaverage 65% In the Pacific OceanIn the Pacific Ocean1694In the Mediterranean SeaIn the Mediterranean Sea985In the pancreasIn the pancreas7760In the liverIn the liver1402satellite photography riddles » 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 Kołodziejczykaverage 61% In the liverIn the liver1252In kidneyIn kidney6817In lungIn lung892In blood vesselIn blood vessel2124nature riddles » 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 Kołodziejczykaverage 66% in every nerve endingin every nerve ending1554in kidneysin kidneys1269in the liverin the liver1265in the brainin the brain8086nature riddles » 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.orgaverage 68% 5515112127331818141427275030bones riddles » 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.orgaverage 65% 3350884572626481136362015nature riddles » Play human anatomy quiz and see all the questions.