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Embryology: Quiz


Question 1: Embryology (from Greek ἔμβρυον, embryon, "unborn, embryo"; and -λογία, -logia) is a science which is about the development of an ________ from the fertilization of the ovum to the fetus stage.
EmbryoEmbryogenesisPrenatal developmentFertilisation

Question 2: If in the blastula the first pore (blastopore) becomes the mouth of the animal, it is a protostome; if the first pore becomes the anus then it is a ________.

Question 3: These similarities among species are called ________, which are structures that have the same or similar function and mechanism having evolved from a common ancestor.
GeneticsEvolutionHomology (biology)Evolutionary developmental biology

Question 4: [2] Other important contributors include William Harvey, Kaspar Friedrich Wolff, Heinz Christian Pander, Karl Ernst von Baer, and ________.
LamarckismCell nucleusCharles DarwinAugust Weismann

Question 5: The competing explanation of embryonic development was epigenesis, originally proposed 2,000 years earlier by ________.
Bertrand RussellAristotlePlatoEmpiricism

Question 6: Currently, embryology has become an important research area for studying the ________ control of the development process (e.g.

Question 7: umbilical cord: Umbilical veinDuctus venosusInferior vena cava________Pulmonary arteryDuctus arteriosusUmbilical artery
TorsoLymphatic systemCirculatory systemHeart

Question 8: In due course, the blastula changes into a more differentiated structure called the ________.
ArchenteronGastrulationRegional specificationCleavage (embryo)

Question 9: As ________ improved during the 19th century, biologists could see that embryos took shape in a series of progressive steps, and epigenesis displaced preformation as the favored explanation among embryologists.
Analytical chemistryMass spectrometrySpectroscopyMicroscopy

Question 10: In humans, the term embryo refers to the ball of dividing cells from the moment the zygote implants itself in the ________ wall until the end of the eighth week after conception.
UterusReproductive systemOvaryVulva


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