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1.  What cells of the pancreas secrete glucagon?
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2.  What type of muscle has branching cells?
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3.  What is the primary component of red marrow?
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4.  Which of the following is NOT a glycosaminoglycan in cartilage?
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5.  What is the name of the tissue which surrounds muscle fascicles?
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6.  Which of the following is lined by a mucosa?
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7.  What is actin?
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8.  Which of the following is found in the peripheral nervous system?
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9.  Which of the following is an organelle?
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10.  What is the correct term for cuticle?
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11.  Which layer of the epidermis is also called the stratum germinativum?
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12.  What is the innervation of an eccrine sweat gland?
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13.  What is a receptor in muscle?
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14.  Which cell is found in the dermis?
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15.  Which cranial nerve is responsible for taste to the posterior 1/3 of the tongue?
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16.  What structure is at the angle of the liver lobule?
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17.  What is a collection of cell bodies outside the CNS called?
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18.  Which sensory receptor in the skin is NOT encapsulated?
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19.  What does connective tissue develop from?
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20.  What is the lining of the inner bone on the side which abuts the medullary cavity?
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21.  Which of the following can be classified as "connective tissue proper"?
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22.  Which of the following are considered to be part of the meninges?
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23.  What is the space between the liver sinusoids and the hepatocytes called?
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24.  Which layer of the epidermis is on the surface of the skin?
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25.  Which layer of the epidermis contains star shaped cells?
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26.  Which cell is a resting osteoblast?
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27.  What type of glands are the glands of Moll?
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28.  What process is nicknamed "cell drinking"?
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29.  Which connective tissue cell is derived from B lymphocytes?
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30.  What are the spicules on spongy bone called?
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31.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular fibers?
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32.  What surrounds a bundle of nerve fibers?
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33.  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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34.  What type of epithelium forms the epidermis?
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35.  What is the outer layer of the GI tract called when it is abutting another organ?
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36.  What type of epithelium is composed of flat cells?
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37.  What is a gland called if it has an branched duct?
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38.  When using a compound microscope, what is the magnification of the oil immersion lens?
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39.  What is bone formation called when the bone is formed from a cartilage template?
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40.  On a cross section of a muscle, how many thin filaments surround each thick filament?
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41.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what step occurs after the tissue is embedded in paraffin?
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42.  What is the classification of the pancreas?
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43.  What are the pressure receptors in skin called?
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44.  What type of epithelial cells are as tall as they are wide?
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45.  What type of muscle has intercalated discs?
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46.  What region is made of thin filaments?
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47.  What cell is involved in bone resorption?
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48.  What color is keratin with Masson's trichrome stain?
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49.  What is the space that an osteocyte rests in?
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50.  Which of the following would be best suited to differentiate collagen fibers from other fibers?
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51.  Which of the following is NOT lined by a serosa?
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52.  Which type of papillae on the tongue does NOT contain taste buds?
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53.  What covers the tooth that is embedded within the jaw?
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54.  What is the covering of a nerve fiber?
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55.  What is a gland called if it has an unbranched duct?
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56.  What is another name for the bright field microscope?
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57.  What is the polysaccharide coating that is sometimes found on the cell membrane?
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58.  What type of epithelium forms the epidermis?
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59.  What type of tissue is Wharton's jelly?
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60.  What is another term for the intestinal glands?
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61.  What cells of the pancreas secrete pancreatic polypeptide?
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62.  How many types of cartilage are there?
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63.  What is the covering of an individual muscle fiber?
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64.  The colloquialism "gray matter" refers to somebody using his intellect or reasoning ability. In reality, what is gray matter?
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65.  Which of the following forms myelin in the central nervous system?
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66.  Which type of neuron is multipolar?
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67.  What is the surface layer of masticatory mucosa composed of?
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68.  Lance Armstrong is the seven time winner of the Tour de France. The Tour de France is a bicycle race which covers between 3500 to 4000 kilometers. What type of muscle fiber probably predominates in his legs?
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69.  What is another term for the Haversian system?
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70.  Which type of neuron is most abundant?
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71.  Which organelle contains digestive enzymes?
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72.  What is the a small clear space within a cell?
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73.  Which of the following clotting factors is NOT produced in the liver?
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74.  What cell is an immature bone cell?
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75.  Which type of cartilage forms the intervertebral disc?
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76.  Where are Peyer's patches located?
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77.  What is the dura mater composed of?
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78.  What type of epithelium lines the trachea?
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79.  Where are ribosomes constructed?
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80.  What is the plasma membrane of a muscle cell called?
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81.  What is the hollow area underneath an osteoclast called?
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82.  Which type of cartilage forms the articular surface on bones?
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83.  When using oil immersion to view a tissue, what is the refractive index of the oil?
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84.  Which of the following responds to continuous pressure?
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85.  Which of the following is NOT considered neuroglia?
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86.  What structure is called yellow cartilage?
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87.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by a glassy matrix?
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88.  What type of tissue lines most of the gastrointestinal tract?
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89.  What is the point that a neuron contacts a muscle called?
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90.  What is the role of the condenser lens?
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91.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what allows the tissue to hold its form? 
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