Human anatomy questions This is a list of recently added questions about human anatomy. Play human anatomy quiz and see all the questions. Which protein causes blood to clot?Fibrinogen. In order to reduce the loss of blood and facilitate the recovery of the blood vessel at the site of the injury, a blood clot is formed. It is made up of platelets and dissolved plasma protein-fibrogen. By the substance released by the blood-thrombin plate, fibrogen changes into fibrin, which creates a dense network at the site of injury.Created by: pawnikvery hard 37% fibrinogenfibrinogen1743fibrinfibrin1355myosinmyosin558pepsinpepsin965blood riddles » Are there pneumatic bones in the human body?Yes, they are in skull. Pneumatic bones are light and consist of empty chambers filled with mucous membrane and air. In human body we can find them only in skull ( frontal bone, maxilla and mandible, ethmoid bone, temporal bone )Created by: Natka555hard 52% NoNo1710Yes, it is pelvis Yes, it is pelvis 1221Yes, they are in skullYes, they are in skull3866Yes, thery are in feetYes, thery are in feet633skeleton riddles » 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 33% Decrease in heart size.Decrease in heart size.43Thick cardiac musclesThick cardiac muscles79Increase in heart sizeIncrease in heart size45Thin cardiac musclesThin cardiac muscles67diseases 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% hypothalamushypothalamus3994adrenal glandsadrenal glands1419thymusthymus1449pineal glandpineal gland10810biology 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 27% mysophobiamysophobia866erythrophobiaerythrophobia456haphephobiahaphephobia924tokophobiatokophobia872names 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 57% the spinal cordthe spinal cord957cerebellumcerebellum3736the cerebral cortexthe cerebral cortex9151white matter of the brainwhite matter of the brain2065medicine 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 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)2122self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)10760hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind4660in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)1930reptiles 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 66% In the Pacific OceanIn the Pacific Ocean2896In the Mediterranean SeaIn the Mediterranean Sea1558In the pancreasIn the pancreas13267In the liverIn the liver2322satellite 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 liver2076In kidneyIn kidney11533In lungIn lung1501In blood vesselIn blood vessel3602nature 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 64% in every nerve endingin every nerve ending2780in kidneysin kidneys2103in the liverin the liver2075in the brainin the brain12724nature riddles » Play human anatomy quiz and see all the questions.