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1. How many lungs do humans normally have?

2. In which part of the body would you usually find varicose
veins?

3. What is dental "caries"?

4. In which part of the body would you find the incus or anvil?

5. What is the common name for what can be described as "a sharp
noise caused by a sudden spasm of the diaphragm with closing
of the windpipe, commonly caused by digestive disorder"?

6. What is the medical name for the kneecap?

7. In which parts of the body are the phalanges?

8. What is the popular name for what is scientifically known as
the scapula?

9. What is the largest glandular organ in the body?

10. If you divide a person's weight in kilos by the square of
that person's height in metres, you get an index which is
known by which three-word phrase?

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timaeusdaspirge
Mar. 14th, 2003 06:52 am (UTC)
1) this must be a trick question, but i'm gonna say 2. unless you're counting how long it takes the body to completely replace all of it's cells and counting those as new lungs, at which point a seventy year old person would be on his 20th lung.
2) i'm gonna say the calf for VVs
3) caries i've never heard of
4) any bugs bunny fan knows the anvil is part of the ear
5) hiccup
6) the patella
7) the fingers
8) the shoulderblade
9) i'm going to guess the thyroid
10) not a clue

chellez
Mar. 14th, 2003 02:02 pm (UTC)
(the ones that tim missed)


3. caries = cavities, tooth decay
7. phalanges are toes as well as fingers=)
10. body mass index
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