Applegate: The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System, 3rd Edition Test Bank Chapter 1: Introduction to the Human Body TRUE/FALSE 1. The cell is the simplest living unit of organization within the human body. ANS: T 2. The body system that transports oxygen to body cells is the respiratory system. ANS: F Blood in the cardiovascular system transports oxygen. 3. The part of metabolism that synthesizes large molecules from smaller ones is called catabolism. ANS: F Anabolism is the building-up process. 4. Anabolism is the building-up process. ANS: T 5. When your body needs water, you get thirsty, then you get a drink. This is an example of a positive feedback mechanism because you take a positive action by getting a drink. ANS: F It is negative feedback because taking a drink removes the stimulus. 6. In anatomic position your arms are at your sides and palms are facing forward. ANS: T 7. If you are standing on your head, your eyes are inferior to your mouth. ANS: Fread more
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