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 35% Decrease in heart size.Decrease in heart size.15Thick cardiac musclesThick cardiac muscles35Increase in heart sizeIncrease in heart size24Thin cardiac musclesThin cardiac muscles24diseases 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% hypothalamushypothalamus2496adrenal glandsadrenal glands871thymusthymus891pineal glandpineal gland6944biology 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% mysophobiamysophobia592erythrophobiaerythrophobia320haphephobiahaphephobia585tokophobiatokophobia594names 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 cord589cerebellumcerebellum2288the cerebral cortexthe cerebral cortex5862white matter of the brainwhite matter of the brain1307medicine 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 57% 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)1107self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)6228hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind2452in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)1089reptiles 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 Ocean1766In the Mediterranean SeaIn the Mediterranean Sea1028In the pancreasIn the pancreas8288In the liverIn the liver1467satellite 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 liver1328In kidneyIn kidney7308In lungIn lung938In blood vesselIn blood vessel2239nature 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 ending1631in kidneysin kidneys1337in the liverin the liver1331in the brainin the brain8552nature 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% 5515512127671818149027275266bones 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% 3351884702626500136362086nature riddles » Play human anatomy quiz and see all the questions.