Chapter 3. The Tissue Level of Organization
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2 .       Which of the following is not one of the primary tissues?  

3 .       Characteristics of epithelial cells are that they always have a free surface exposed to the external environment or an inner chamber or passageway and may consist of one or more layers.  


4 .       Which of the following is a function of epithelial cells?  

5 .       Which of the following statements about stereocilia is false?  

6 .       Stratified squamous epithelium is tissue that is most commonly present where mechanical stresses are severe. 


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8 .       Blood is classified as a(n): 

9 .       Which of the following are wandering cells found in the connective tissue proper? 

10 .       Muscle tissue types include smooth, skeletal, crenulated, and cardiac muscle.  


11 .       Which of the following is not a property of smooth muscle tissue? 

12 .       Skeletal muscle tissue contains large fibers that are multinucleated. [Hint]


13 .       Components of a nerve cell do not include which of the following?  

14 .       Nervous tissue is not characterized by: 

15 .       Which of the following does not describe the effects of aging on tissues? 

16 .       Which type of tissue composes the outer layer of the skin?  

17 .       Which type of epithelium lines the renal pelvis, ureters, and urinary bladder? 

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19 .       Unicellular exocrine glands are: 

20 .       The tissue that secretes enzymes and lines the ducts of the pancreas, liver, and salivary glands is: 

21 .       Loose connective tissue does not have: 

22 .       The cells responsible for the various amounts of dark coloration seen in tissues are: 

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24 .       Secretions from which of the following lubricate the components of a freely moveable joint? 

25 .       The nervous system usually provides voluntary control over which of the following structures or organs? 

26 .       The supporting tissue found in the pinna of the ear and the tip of the nose is elastic cartilage.  


27 .       Tissues that range in correct order from the most to the least flexible are __________, __________ and __________.  

28 .       Muscle tissue is unique in its ability to: 

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30 .       Two types of fluid connective tissues are: 

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32 .       What tissue that consists of two parts provides a firm connection of the epithelial cells to the deeper tissues of the body? 

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34 .       The type of serous membrane that covers each lung and lines the pleural cavities is the: 

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36 .       Skeletal muscle fibers cannot divide, but new muscle fibers are produced through the division of mesenchymal cells that are present even in adult skeletal muscle. They are called: 

37 .       Cardiac muscle fibers form extensive connections with one another at specialized regions called intercalated disks.  


38 .       Striated muscle tissue is found in the walls of blood vessels, hollow organs such as the urinary bladder and the respiratory, digestive, circulatory and reproductive tracts.  


39 .       Neural tissue is specialized for the conduction of electrical impulses from one body region to another. 


40 .       Among other functions, various types of neuroglial cells provide a supporting framework for neural tissues and provide nutrients to the neurons.  


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42 .       Tendons, aponeuroses and ligaments are all composed of : 

43 .       Elastic connective tissue is resilient and springy because it contains more elastin than collagen.  


44 .       The fibers in _______________ tissue form an interwoven meshwork that does not show any consistent pattern, but maintains tensile strength in all directions.  

45 .       A tissue that consists of multiple layers of cells found where mechanical stresses are severe is: 

46 .       Relatively tall, slender cells with nuclei in a narrow band close to the basement membrane form a simple columnar epithelium.  


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48 .       A type of gland cell that loses part of its cytoplasm along with the secretory product is a(n):  

49 .       Connective tissue cells that respond to injury or infection by dividing to produce daughter cells that differentiate into other cell types are mesenchymal cells.  


50 .       The most common type of cartilage is elastic cartilage.  


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