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Chapter 3: Levels of Organization

Levels of organization of the human body from smallest to largest are:

a. molecular, tissue, atomic, cellular, organ, organ system, human body

b. atomic, molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, organ system, human body

c. tissue, cellular, atomic, molecular, organ, organ system, human body

d. none of these

All the following are types of tissues in the human body except:

a. staphylococci

b. connective

c. nervous

d. muscle

Which of the following statements is true?

a. The arrangement of the human body is simple.

b. Chemistry courses typically study the body at the cellular level.

c. Cellular biology courses study the body at the chemical level.

d. Medical terminology generally studies the body at the organ and organ-system levels.

Which of the following statements is true regarding cells?

a. They are composed of body tissues.

b. Their walls protect them by not allowing any substances to enter or leave.

c. The fluid within cells is called plasma.

d. The genetic blueprint of the body is contained within the cell nucleus.

Which of the following statements is true?

a. Squamous cells are cube shaped.

b. Cuboidal cells are cylindrical in shape.

c. Columnar cells are cube shaped.

d. None of these

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