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1.  What is another name for the light microscope?
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2.  Which connective tissue cell type contains properties of smooth muscle cells?
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3.  What is line that bisects the dark band in muscle?
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4.  What is a gland called if the secretory portion is tube shaped ending in a flask shaped area at the terminus?
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5.  What forms the brush border?
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6.  Which of the following is an element of the central nervous system?
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7.  Which organelle produces protein for export?
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8.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by the presence of chondrocytes sitting in lacunae?
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9.  The papillary layer is part of which layer?
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10.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular fibers?
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11.  What is the cell body of a neuron called?
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12.  What is another term for the Haversian system?
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13.  What is the innermost layer of the GI tract called?
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14.  Which fiber type has a lot of mitochondria?
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15.  What is the surface layer of masticatory mucosa composed of?
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16.  What are the spicules on spongy bone called?
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17.  A beauty treatment for the reduction of wrinkles is the injection of hyaluronic acid into the wrinkle. What is hyaluronic acid?
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18.  What is the innervation of an eccrine sweat gland?
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19.  What is the innervation of an apocrine sweat gland?
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20.  What is the innervation of an apocrine sweat gland?
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21.  What is the covering of a nerve fiber?
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22.  Which of the following is the exocrine portion of the pancreas?
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23.  What type of gland secretes its product directly into the bloodstream?
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24.  Which of the following is composed of dense irregular connective tissue?
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25.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
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26.  Which cell type is responsible for bone breakdown?
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27.  Which layer of the epidermis contains dividing cells?
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28.  What is the primary cell of the intestinal epithelium of the large intestine?
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29.  Which of the following forms myelin in the peripheral nervous system?
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30.  Which type of cartilage is found in the walls of the eustachian tube?
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31.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular fibers?
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32.  Which of the following is found in the cerebellum?
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33.  What is the outer gray matter of the brain called?
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34.  Which connective tissue cell is derived from B lymphocytes?
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35.  What is the hollow area underneath an osteoclast called?
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36.  What sits in a lacuna?
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37.  Which of the following is the most abundant neuroglia cell?
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38.  Which microscope does not rely on visible light?
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39.  Which cell is a hepatic macrophage?
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40.  Which layer contains the lining epithelium?
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41.  Which fiber type uses more anaerobic metabolism?
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42.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
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43.  What is the innervation of an eccrine sweat gland?
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44.  What structure is called white cartilage?
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45.  Where is gray matter?
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46.  What is the surface modification seen on the cells of the epididymis?
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47.  What is the portion of the nail which is underneath skin?
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48.  How many types of cartilage are there?
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49.  Which of the following is an element of the central nervous system?
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50.  What type of epithelium forms the epidermis?
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51.  What type of tissue makes up the "Adam's apple"?
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52.  What type of epithelium appears stratified, but is not?
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53.  What is a single neuron and the aggregation of muscle fibers innervated by that single neuron called?
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54.  What is the name of the tissue which surrounds muscle fascicles?
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55.  Which of the following is the largest neuroglia cell?
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56.  What do you call the simple squamous epithelium that lines the abdominal cavity?
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57.  What type of glands are the ceruminous glands?
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58.  What is the half moon shaped white area on a nail called?
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59.  What is a gland called if it has an branched duct?
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60.  What covers the tooth that is embedded within the jaw?
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61.  Which type of cartilage is highly vascular?
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62.  What color is keratin with Masson's trichrome stain?
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63.  What structure is at the base of cilia?
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64.  Which of the following is a multinucleated cell?
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65.  What is the opening of the pancreatic duct into the duodenum?
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66.  What provides tensile strength to a neuron?
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67.  Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
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68.  What is the outer connective tissue covering of a muscle?
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69.  What is also called a low resistance junction?
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70.  What is underneath the nail plate?
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71.  What is the name of the cellular mass for the endocrine portion of the pancreas?
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72.  Which cranial nerve is responsible for general sensation to the posterior 1/3 of the tongue?
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73.  Which type of neuron is most abundant?
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74.  Which cell is the most abundant cell in the epidermis?
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75.  What is another term for the cell body of a neuron?
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76.  What type of tissue is a tendon composed of?
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77.  Which cell is a mechanoreceptors?
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78.  Which layer of the epidermis contains cells with no nuclei or organelles?
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79.  Which of the following is composed of loose connective tissue?
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80.  What cell produces the cartilaginous matrix?
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81.  Which of the following stain blue with H&E stain?
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82.  What is bone formation called when the bone is formed directly, without using a cartilage template?
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83.  Where is mesothelium found?
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84.  Which is the most abundant fiber in connective tissue?
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85.  What is a receptor in muscle?
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86.  What type of tissue lines blood vessels?
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87.  What is another term for an acinar gland?
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88.  What type of glands are the glands of Moll?
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89.  What cell type makes up the mucosa of the gallbladder?
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90.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by the presence of elastic fibers?
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91.  What is tissue which surrounds a nerve fascicle?
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92.  Which organ has a mucosa lined by nonkeratinized stratified squamous epithelium?
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93.  Which cell is a macrophage found in the skin?
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94.  Which of the following is supporting cell of the central nervous system?
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95.  What type of muscle is composed of spindle shaped cells?
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96.  Where is thick skin found?
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97.  What type of tissue forms the alveoli in the lung?
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98.  What structure contributes to the cells cytoskeleton?
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99.  What type of epithelium is one cell layer thick?
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100.  What are the collagen fibers that extend into bone at an angle called?
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101.  What type of tissue makes up the dermis of the skin?
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E.
102.  What are interneurons?
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103.  What are the bundle of longitudinal contractile elements within a muscle cell called?
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104.  What is a characteristic of the cells in the epidermis of the skin?
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105.  What is the primary component of yellow marrow?
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106.  Which cells secrete intrinsic factor?
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107.  Which cell is the mature bone cell?
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108.  Which layer contains Meissner's plexus?
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109.  What is the role of the condenser lens?
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110.  What cells of the pancreas secrete insulin?
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111.  The reticular layer is part of which layer?
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112.  Which of the following is a supporting cell found in the ganglia?
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113.  What is within the pulp cavity?
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114.  What are the supporting cells in the central nervous system called?
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E.
115.  Where is the primary site for absorption of nutrients?
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E.
116.  Which type of cartilage forms the skeleton of the fetus?
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E.
117.  What are divertiuclae of the mucosa of the gallbladder called?
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E.
118.  What type of basic tissue type is cartilage?
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119.  What cell surface modification is made of microtubules?
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120.  What are Sharpey's fibers?
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121.  Which fiber type is seen in skeletal muscle?
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122.  Where does cartilage come from?
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123.  What is the lymphatic capillary within a villus of the small intestine called?
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124.  Which of the following would be best suited to differentiate collagen fibers from other fibers?
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E.
125.  Where are Peyer's patches located?
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E.
126.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is the most abundant?
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C.
D.
E.
127.  Which cell is a macrophage found in the central nervous system?
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D.
E.
128.  What is another term for the cytoplasm outside of organelles?
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D.
E.
129.  What are the pressure receptors in skin called?
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E.
130.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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D.
E.
131.  What is a group of fibers traveling together?
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132.  What is another name for the bright field microscope?
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E.
133.  Which of the following is NOT lined by a serosa?
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D.
E.
134.  What are sensory neurons?
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E.
135.  Which type of cartilage is the most abundant?
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D.
E.
136.  Where in the pancreas are islets of Langerhans most numerous?
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D.
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137.  The colloquialism "gray matter" refers to somebody using his intellect or reasoning ability. In reality, what is gray matter?
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E.
138.  What is the space called that is located at the portal canal between the hepatocytes and connective tissue?
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E.
139.  What is the plasma membrane of a muscle cell called?
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D.
E.
140.  What cells of the pancreas secrete glucagon?
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D.
E.
141.  What type of tissue composes the kidney tubules?
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E.
142.  Which fiber type makes up slow-twitch muscle?
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143.  Where are ribosomes constructed?
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144.  What is the pancreatic duct?
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145.  What type of tissue lines most of the gastrointestinal tract?
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E.
146.  What color does hematoxylin stain structures?
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147.  Which layer of the epidermis is present only in thick skin?
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D.
E.
148.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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D.
E.
149.  What cell is involved in laying down new bone?
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E.
150.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is not well developed in man?
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D.
E.
151.  What are finger like projections on the surface of some cells called?
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E.
152.  A sarcomere is defined as the segment from _____ to ____?
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153.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize lipid?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
154.  Which of the following forms myelin in the central nervous system?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
155.  What is the connective tissue covering of a muscle fascicle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
156.  What is the total magnification achieved with a compound microscope?
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C.
D.
E.
157.  TA new miracle skin cream recently hit the beauty counters which is suppose to stimulate collagen production. Which cell is it supposedly stimulating?
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D.
E.
158.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is the smallest?
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C.
D.
E.
159.  Regarding the blood supply to cartilage:
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D.
E.
160.  On a cross section of a muscle, how many thin filaments surround each thick filament?
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D.
E.
161.  What type of muscle makes up the muscularis externa in the esophagus?
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C.
D.
E.
162.  What type of epithelium is composed of flat cells?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  What are the gaps that occur within the myelin sheath?
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B.
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D.
E.
164.  Which of the following is composed of smooth muscle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
165.  What is the end of an axon called?
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D.
E.
166.  Which of the following is found in the peripheral nervous system?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
167.  What is in the bone matrix?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
168.  Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
169.  Which one of these cells is not a cell type routinely found in loose connective tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
170.  What is the functional unit of the liver?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
171.  Which of the following is NOT a function of skin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
172.  What are the folds on the inner mitochodrial membrane called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
173.  What structure is called yellow cartilage?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
174.  What is a gland called if the secretory portion is flask shaped?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
175.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in the dermis?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
176.  Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
177.  What is nonlamellar bone?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
178.  Which of the following is involved in the blood brain barrier?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
179.  How many neurons are in the body of man?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
180.  What forms the articular surface on bones?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
181.  Which type of neuron is multipolar?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
182.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
183.  What is the maximum resolving power seen with a compound microscope?
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B.
C.
184.  What is the space between the liver sinusoids and the hepatocytes called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
185.  What is the correct term for cuticle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
186.  What is compact bone?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
187.  What layer is NOT found in the gallbladder?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
188.  What covers the visible portion of a tooth ?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
189.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what step occurs after the tissue is stained?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
190.  Which type of microscope has only one lens?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
191.  Collectively, what is the cytoplasm and nucleus called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
192.  Which organelle sorts and packages proteins within a cell?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
193.  Which of the following is NOT a fiber found in connective tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
194.  When using a compound microscope, what is the magnification of the oil immersion lens?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
195.  What bisects the H band?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
196.  How thick is the plasma membrane?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
197.  Which cranial nerve to the tongue is responsible for movement?
A.