Human Anatomy Quiz... - page 2

Name the organ of the human body, which under the appropriate conditions, expands to six times its normal size, and define the conditions."... Read More

  1. by   betts
    Dim light is correct.
  2. by   Peeps Mcarthur
    The pupil expands when you are attracted to the subject in your field of vision................I wonder if the same response is connected to that.

    I was going to say "the bladder".Condition: while reading the posts at Allnurses.
    Originally posted by Peeps Mcarthur
    I was going to say "the bladder".Condition: while reading the posts at Allnurses.
    So true! If I had a nickle for every time I sat fidgeting around in my chair, bobbing my leg up and down, saying, "just one more thread..."

  4. by   live4today
    Originally posted by betts
    Dim light is correct.
    The light is dim when I make love, so would my answer still be correct? :chuckle
  5. by   kewlnurse
    Originally posted by zumalong
    Hi, Betts--well we know that it is not any part of the male reproductive system

    Yeah your right, some of us go 10x girth wise anyways
  6. by   jayna
    Okay something just popped into my evil mind.
    Penis when erecting.
  7. by   catlady
    When did the pupil become an organ? AFAIK, it doesn't even have mass--it's an opening in the iris.
  8. by   Peeps Mcarthur
    Aqueous humor has mass, but the definition of an organ is "a group or collection of similar cells that perform a specific function"

    The Pupil is technicaly the space created by the relative tension in the muscles of the Iris.

    I was trying to think of all the tissue with transitional epithelium.

    They were thinking about something else "transitional"
  9. by   betts
    The bulb of the eye (bulbus oculi; eyeball), or organ of sight, is contained in the cavity of the orbit, where it is protected from injury and moved by the ocular muscles.

    X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument
    The Peripheral Organs of the Special Senses
    a. The Organs of Taste
    b. The Organ of Smell
    c. The Organ of Sight
    The Tunics of the Eye
    The Refracting Media
    The Accessory Organs of the Eye
    d. The Organ of Hearing
    The External Ear
    The Middle Ear or Tympanic Cavity
    The Auditory Ossicles
    The Internal Ear or Labyrinth
    e. Peripheral Terminations of Nerves of General Sensations