Top 10 anatomy factsAnatomy quiz
A person who has 4 types of color receptors is called ...
Tetrachromat. Man is usually sensitive to about 500,000 colors. Tetrachromacy is the condition of possessing four independent channels for conveying color information, or possessing four types of cone cells in the eye. Organisms with tetrachromacy are called tetrachromats which can see up to 99 million shades.
The Rh blood group system was discovered by Karl Landsteiner and Alexander S. Wiener. With whose blood were they experimenting?
Rhesus Macaque. "Rh" stands for "Rhesus". Due to its relatively easy upkeep in captivity and anatomical closeness to humans, rhesuses have been used extensively in medical research.
What is the name of the second cervical vertebrae in humans?
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 many muscles does the earlobe consist of?
8. There are some of them : Helicis major, Helicis minor, antitragus, tragus, Oblique muscle of auricle etc.
People have usually two kidneys. How are these located?
The left kidney is located higher. Because of the asymmetry within the abdominal cavity caused by the liver, the right kidney is typically slightly smaller and located lower than the left. Moreover, the left kidney is located slightly more medial than the right.
Which blood group is known as "universal donor"?
0. Type O blood can be given to anyone, as it lacks both anti-A and anti-B antibodies.
Which blood type is the least common?
AB- AB is the rarest of all AB0 types, and Rh- is always less common than Rh+. In Western Europe, only 1% of the population has AB-. In the Eastern Asia Rh- is very rare: in Japan, only 0,05% of the population has AB-.
Traditionally, how many senses do we have?
Five. What constitutes a sense is a matter of some debate, but there are five traditionally recognized: touch, smell, sight, hearing and taste. The term "sixth sense" usually refers intuition or clairvoyance. Abilities of balance and temperature detection, could also be considered senses, even though are not traditionally recognized as these.
Which lung is bigger?
Right one. The right lung is larger than the left lung, due to the heart being located slightly to the left (even though it is shorter due to upward compression by the liver). The left lung is made up of 2 lobes, while the right is made up of 3 lobes.