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1.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize lipid?
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2.  What are the connection between the cystic duct and liver?
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3.  What is the term for the process used by cells for the transport in of particulate matter?
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4.  What type of epithelium forms the epidermis?
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5.  What type of tissue lines most ducts?
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6.  Which of the following forms myelin in the peripheral nervous system?
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7.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
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8.  What are the conglomerations of gray matter deep within the cerebrum and cerebellum  called?
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9.  What type of muscle contains centrally placed nuclei?
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10.  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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11.  What is the functional unit of the liver?
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12.  Where is thick skin found?
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13.  What are the spicules on spongy bone called?
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14.  What are neurons in the retina?
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15.  Which cranial nerve is responsible for taste to the anterior 2/3 of the tongue?
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16.  Which cranial nerve is responsible for taste to the posterior 1/3 of the tongue?
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17.  What are the pressure receptors in skin called?
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18.  What type of muscle probably predominates in Charles Atlas, the worlds most famous power weight lifter?
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19.  Where are Brunner's glands located?
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20.  What are the valves which regulates the flow of bile into the intestine?
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21.  Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
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22.  Which type of cartilage forms the symphysis pubis?
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23.  What type of muscle contains sarcomeres?
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24.  Which cell is a mechanoreceptors?
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25.  What type of tissue is a tendon composed of?
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26.  What are the gaps that occur within the myelin sheath?
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27.  Which microscope makes things appear three dimensional?
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28.  What type of epithelium forms the epidermis?
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E.
29.  What are motor neurons?
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30.  What are the modifications of the muscularis externa that is seen on the large intestine?
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31.  What type of muscle has intercalated discs?
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32.  Which layer consists of only a single layer of epithelial cells and underlying connective tissue?
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33.  What is the covering of a nerve fiber?
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34.  What forms the articular surface on bones?
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35.  Which of the following is the exocrine portion of the pancreas?
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36.  Which fiber type is make up fast-twitch muscle?
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37.  What is myosin?
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38.  What is the outer connective tissue covering of a muscle?
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39.  What cell is an immature bone cell?
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40.  What is a single neuron and the aggregation of muscle fibers innervated by that single neuron called?
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41.  Which cells secrete hydrochloric acid?
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42.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in mucous membranes?
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E.
43.  What process is nicknamed "cell drinking"?
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44.  Which of the following can be classified as "connective tissue proper"?
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45.  Which cell is a macrophage found in the central nervous system?
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46.  Which type of cartilage is present in the temporomandibular joint?
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47.  What is another term for the Haversian system?
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48.  Which of the following is composed of skeletal muscle?
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49.  What type of muscle has branching cells?
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50.  Which of the following is a multinucleated cell?
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51.  What is line that bisects the dark band in muscle?
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52.  Where does cartilage come from?
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53.  Where is cardiac muscle found?
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54.  What cells of the pancreas secrete somatostatin?
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55.  What is Wright's stain used primarily for?
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56.  What are the collagen fibers that extend into bone at an angle called?
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57.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is arranged in a "V" shape on the tongue?
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C.
D.
E.
58.  Which of the following is a unicellular gland?
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E.
59.  What type of epithelium is composed of cells which all touch the basement membrane  and is only one cell layer thick?
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C.
D.
E.
60.  What are the basophilic clusters of ribosomes and rough endoplasmic reticulum seen in neurons called?
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61.  What type of tissue lines the bladder
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E.
62.  What stain would be best to demonstrate the elastic fibers in elastic cartilage?
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63.  Which organelle is considered the powerhouse of the cell?
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64.  Which fiber type uses more aerobic metabolism?
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E.
65.  Which cell is found in the dermis?
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66.  Which fiber type is seen in skeletal muscle?
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E.
67.  What is line that bisects the light band in muscle?
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68.  Which of the following is the most abundant sensory receptor of the skin?
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E.
69.  Which organelle is involved in lipid metabolism?
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70.  Which organ has a mucosa lined by nonkeratinized stratified squamous epithelium?
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E.
71.  What are most neurons in the body?
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72.  What is the usual magnification of the ocular lens on a compound microscope?
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73.  Which of the following is an element of the peripheral nervous system?
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E.
74.  In what structure does blood run through between the hepatocytes?
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75.  Which of the following would be best suited to differentiate collagen fibers from other fibers?
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76.  Which type of cartilage is found in the larynx?
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77.  What is the portion of the nail which is underneath skin?
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E.
78.  What type of epithelial cells are as tall as they are wide?
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E.
79.  What is the classification of the pancreas?
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80.  What is cancellous bone?
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81.  Which meninx is made of a dense irregular connective tissue?
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E.
82.  Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
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E.
83.  Which layer of the epidermis contains dividing cells?
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D.
E.
84.  What is a group of fibers traveling together?
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85.  What are the bundle of longitudinal contractile elements within a muscle cell called?
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E.
86.  What is the lymphatic capillary within a villus of the small intestine called?
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E.
87.  What is a characteristic of the cells in the epidermis of the skin?
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E.
88.  Where is the site of protein synthesis?
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89.  Which layer contains the lamina propria?
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90.  What are interneurons?
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91.  What type of muscle makes up the muscularis externa in the esophagus?
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D.
E.
92.  Which meninx is made of a delicate web like connective tissue?
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E.
93.  What is the lining of the inner bone on the side which abuts the medullary cavity?
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94.  What is the space called that is located at the portal canal between the hepatocytes and connective tissue?
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95.  Collectively, what is the cytoplasm and nucleus called?
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96.  Which type of cartilage forms the epiphyseal growth plate?
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97.  Which organelle sorts and packages proteins within a cell?
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98.  What type of adipose tissue tends to decrease as humans age?
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99.  What type of epithelium is composed of flat cells?
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D.
E.
100.  What is the correct term for cuticle?
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101.  Which type of neuron is most abundant?
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D.
E.
102.  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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E.
103.  Which organelle contains digestive enzymes?
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D.
E.
104.  What is the half moon shaped white area on a nail called?
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D.
E.
105.  Which fiber type uses more anaerobic metabolism?
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E.
106.  What do you call a tissue composed of a conglomeration of cells which are tightly packed together, yet which does not have a free surface? An example of such a tissue would be the parenchyma of the adrenal gland.
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B.
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E.
107.  What type of muscle contains actin and myosin?
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E.
108.  Where is mesothelium found?
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E.
109.  Where is the primary site for absorption of nutrients?
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E.
110.  Which type of cartilage is found in the walls of the eustachian tube?
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C.
D.
E.
111.  Which of the following is composed of stratified squamous epithelium?
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C.
D.
E.
112.  Which layer contains the muscularis mucosa?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
113.  What type of tissue makes up the rings of the trachea?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
114.  What is another term for an acinar gland?
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C.
D.
E.
115.  What color is keratin with Masson's trichrome stain?
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C.
D.
E.
116.  Which of the following layers comprise the skin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
117.  Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
118.  What is the primary component of yellow marrow?
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C.
D.
E.
119.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is mushroom shaped?
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C.
D.
E.
120.  Which of the following is composed of smooth muscle?
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C.
D.
E.
121.  What is another term for the brush border?
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C.
D.
E.
122.  What are Sharpey's fibers?
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C.
D.
E.
123.  What is the limiting membrane of a cell?
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D.
E.
124.  Which type of cartilage is highly vascular?
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C.
D.
E.
125.  Which cell is a phagocyte?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
126.  What type of adipose tissue tends to increase as humans age?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
127.  What is the a small clear space within a cell?
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C.
D.
E.
128.  What is Mucicarmine stain used primarily for?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
129.  Which cell is the most abundant cell in the epidermis?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
130.  Which of the following stains is used for routine histological examination?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
131.  What cell type makes up the mucosa of the gallbladder?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
132.  What bisects the H band?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
133.  What is unmineralized bone matrix?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
134.  Which is the most abundant fiber in connective tissue?
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D.
E.
135.  Which fiber type is larger in diameter?
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D.
E.
136.  What is another term for the valve of Kerckring?
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C.
D.
E.
137.  Which meninx covers the brain intimately?
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C.
D.
E.
138.  What is within the pulp cavity?
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D.
E.
139.  Which layer contains Meissner's plexus?
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C.
D.
E.
140.  What type of muscle is always multinucleated?
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D.
E.
141.  What is the cell body of a neuron called?
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D.
E.
142.  What is the polysaccharide coating that is sometimes found on the cell membrane?
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D.
E.
143.  What is the dura mater composed of?
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D.
E.
144.  What is the maximum resolving power seen with a compound microscope?
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C.
145.  Which of the following is found in the peripheral nervous system?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
146.  What cells of the pancreas secrete insulin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
147.  Which of the following is the largest neuroglia cell?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
148.  What type of epithelium appears stratified, but is not?
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C.
D.
E.
149.  What is the mature bone cell called?
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D.
E.
150.  What color does hematoxylin stain structures?
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D.
E.
151.  What type of epithelial cells are taller than they are wide?
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B.
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D.
E.
152.  Which type of cartilage forms the hammer, anvil and stirrup?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
153.  What type of muscle has visible cross striations?
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C.
D.
E.
154.  Which layer of the epidermis has cells which have keratohyaline granules?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
155.  What is the central portion of a tooth called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
156.  Which of the following is a component of the ground substance?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
157.  What are mucous surface cells?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
158.  What are the folds of the stomach called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
159.  Which of the following is NOT lined by a mucosa?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
160.  Which layer of the epidermis is present only in thick skin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  What structure is called white cartilage?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
162.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  What is a gland called if it has an branched duct?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
164.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by the presence of chondrocytes sitting in lacunae?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
165.  What type of muscle is specialized for contraction?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
166.  Which connective tissue cell is derived from B lymphocytes?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
167.  Which connective tissue cell type secretes histamine?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
168.  What provides tensile strength to a neuron?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
169.  What type of connective tissue is an undifferentiated tissue found in the embryo?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
170.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what step occurs after the tissue is preserved?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
171.  Which of the following is found in the hair follicle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
172.  What type of tissue composes the kidney tubules?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
173.  Which of the following forms myelin in the central nervous system?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
174.  What is the cytoplasm of a muscle cell?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
175.  Which type of bone has spicules?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
176.  Where is white matter?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
177.  Which fiber type is seen in smooth muscle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
178.  What is the plasma membrane of a muscle cell called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
179.  What is a renal pyramid and its associated cortex referred to?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
180.  What covers the tooth that is embedded within the jaw?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
181.  What is the innervation of an apocrine sweat gland?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
182.  Which type of cartilage is the most abundant?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
183.  What surrounds a bundle of nerve fibers?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
184.  What cell type makes up the mucosa of the gallbladder?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
185.  What type of tissue makes up the dermis of the skin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
186.  The colloquialism "gray matter" refers to somebody using his intellect or reasoning ability. In reality, what is gray matter?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
187.  Which of the following is involved in the blood brain barrier?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
188.  What type of tissue lines the upper esophagus?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
189.  What are the small tunnels seen in bone?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
190.  Where is gray matter?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
191.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is the most abundant?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
192.  What type of tissue lines the esophagus?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
193.  Which fiber type has more myoglobin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
194.  The reticular layer is part of which layer?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
195.  What are the thick filaments composed of?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
196.  Which cell is a resting osteoblast?
A.