medicine

Trivia Quiz – Medical and Medicine Trivia Quiz With Answers

Medical trivia I find is some of the more interesting trivia one encounters.  Not only is it interesting, but can be quite helpful in certain situations…  So here you go, a whole lot of medical and medicine trivia questions with the answers so you can gauge your knowledge of the world of Doctors, Medicine and Medical procedures. Now take the trivia quiz.

How many vertebrae does a human being have?
A: 33–7 cervical, 12 thoracic (or dorsal), 5 lumbar, 5 sacral, and 4 caudal (or coccygeal).

How many bones are there in the human wrist?
A: Eight.

What is the body’s largest organ–by weight?
A: The Lungs. Together they weigh about 42 ounces. The right lung is two ounces heavier than the left, and the male’s lungs are heavier than the female’s.

What is the longest muscle in the human body?
A: The sartorius, which runs from the pelvis across the front of the thigh to the top of the tibia below the knee.

How many miles of nerves are there in the adult human body?
A: 45.

What is your buccal cavity?
A: The inside of your mouth.

How many pints of air per minute does the average adult use during normal quiet breathing?
A: Almost 13 pints, or 6 liters.

How long is the average adults spinal cord?
A: From 17 to 18 inches. It’s weight minus membranes and nerves, is about 1-1/2 ounces.

What bacterium is named for German pediatrician Theodor Escherich?
A: E. coli. The E is for Escherichia, after its discoverer, who first identified the bacteria in 1885 and called it  Bacterium coli commune. It was given its current name in 1919.

How did scientist Louis Pasteur make sure the food he was served at the homes of his friends was safe to eat?
A: He checked it with a portable microscope he carried with him.

Where in the human body is the only bone that is not connected to another bone?
A: In the throat, at the back of the tongue. It’s the horseshoe-shaped hyoid bone, which supports the tongue and its muscles.  Also known as the lingual bone, it is suspended by ligaments from the base of the scull.

How often does the epidermis, the outer layer of our skin replace itself?
A: About once every four weeks.

Before surgical dressings of gauze and cotton were introduced, what was commonly used to cover wounds in American hospitals?
A: Pressed sawdust.

What was the first human organ to be successfully transplanted?
A: The kidney. Dr. Richard H. Lawler performed the transplant in 1956 in Chicago. His patient, Ruth Tucker, lived for five years with her new kidney.

How many miles of blood vessels are there in the average human body?
A: About 62,000.

How many fat cells does the average adult have?
A: Between 40 and 50 billion.

What is the skin that peels off after a bad sunburn?
A: Blype.

What is a perfusionist’s role in a hospital operating room?
A: Running the …

dentist

Discount Celebrity Teeth, Snap On Teeth

Snap on teeth are a brilliant creation which gives you get dazzling white teeth in minutes. Veneers and caps are the permanent alternative but can cost from anything from one thousand bucks a tooth. Not every one can afford this dear price ticket but with snap on teeth you do not have to have a massive bank balance.

Snap on teeth have good qualities and bad quailities

Your new smile is simply snapped on to your existing teeth, have the perfect smile modeled on your favorite celebrity in minutes. The snap on grin as also they are known are the most effective way to “test drive” a new grin before committing to the more costly and permanent veneers or caps.

The process of making the snap on teeth

The process is 2 fold, firstly you’ve got to visit a dentist, he is taking x-rays, impressions ( for plastic moulds ) and measures your teeth. photo’s are taken of the pre teeth and post teeth.

Next, in order for both you and the dentist to get a sneak preview of how your snap on teeth will look. Resin is applied to your teeth and hardened with a special light. The resin is scrupulously chiseled in to a custom grin, he/she takes more impressions and pictures, everything is sent off to the laboratory, in two weeks your new snap on teeth will be prepared.

The plus points of snap on teeth.

Snap on teeth give you the appearance of having the perfect smile without the cost and inconvenience of wearing retainers, getting veneers or caps.

Snap on to your current teeth, no need to use denture adhesive.

They are more affective than dentures as they will cover up all misaligned, discolored and missing teeth, they fit closely to the gums. Getting fitted is a pain free process, no treatments or needles are required, no need to fear the dentist for this application.

Minus points of snap on teeth.

This device has a short life span, not an abiding answer to your dental issues. They are not hard wearing, they can be worn down or broken by chewing hard food. The teeth must be removed to be cleaned, food particles can lodge under the snap on teeth causing plague and discoloration to from if you do not clean both the new teeth and your existing teeth.

Phobia, although you will not encounter pain, you will still have to visit the dentist to have the devise created and fitted. Having the impression made can be a bit uncomfortable and strange but not in the least bit painfull.

The snap on teeth can be damaged easily, they are not a permanent solution.

It will take a little practice to communicate correctly with the snap on teeth in place, they can cause you to speak with a lisp until you become to the foreign body in your mouth. If this is for an important day, ensure you have them ahead of time to become used to …