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  1. Which identifying part of the human body can contain radial loops, ulnar loops, arches and whorls?

    Fingerprints

    The Metropolitan Police began their fingerprint branch in 1901.

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  2. Which pyramid-shaped gland found beneath the breastbone gives its name to T-Cells, a type of white blood cell essential to the immune system?

    Thymus

    Which pyramid-shaped gland found beneath the breastbone lends its name to and generates 'T-Cells', a type of white blood cell essential to the immune system?

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  3. If the word "nasal" refers to the nose, what part of your body does the word "otic" refer to?

    Ears

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  4. Which protein-iron compound gives blood its red colour and transports oxygen around the body?

    Hemoglobin

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  5. What single word (beginning with the letter C) is the name given to the smallest blood vessels in the body?

    Capillaries

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  6. Which organ of the human body includes the sclera?

    Eye

    It’s the white of your eye

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  7. Which major organ of the human body includes the left atrium and the right atrium, plus the left ventricle and the right ventricle?

    Heart

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  8. Which 7-letter-word is the medical name for the wind pipe?

    Trachea

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  9. What four-letter word is a metabolic disorder disease which is caused a buildup of uric acid?

    Gout

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  10. To the nearest whole foot, how tall was world’s tallest man?

    9 feet

    Robert Wadlow was precisely 8 feet and 11.1 inches. He was only 22 when he died.

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  11. What decade saw the world's first succesful liver transplant, the first succesful heart transplant and the first succesful pancreas transplant?

    1960s

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  12. What extra parts does your body have if you are described as having polydactylism?

    Fingers or toes

    Accept "digits"

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  13. Which internal organ of the human body is affected by Bright`s disease, also known as Nephritis.

    The kidneys

    It's an old-fashioned term. Now largely replaced by nephritis

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  14. In the human body, bile is stored in the gall bladder, but which organ produces it?

    Liver

    stored in the gallbladder

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  15. How many teeth make up a full permanent adult set?

    32

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  16. Which extinct form of humanoid is named after the river valley near Düsseldorf in Germany where a fossilized specimen was discovered in 1856?

    Neanderthal [Man]

    They died out aroundf 40k years ago

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  17. Within ten bones: how many bones are there in a adult normal human body?

    206 bones

    Accept 196-216)

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  18. Which organ of the human body contains an ossicle or a small bone called the malleus?

    Ear

    also known as the hammer.

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  19. What is the medical term for an obstruction of a blood vessel by a clot or air bubble? Clue: Single word beginning with letter E.

    Embolism

    The word embolism comes from the Greek ἐμβολισμός, meaning "interposition".

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  20. Which joint in your body is affected if you are suffering from Prepatellar Bursitis?

    Knee

    Commonly known as Housemaids Knee it's the inflammation of the tendon just below the knee cap

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