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1.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
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2.  What is the surface modification seen on the cells of the epididymis?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
3.  What is the primary component of red marrow?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
4.  What is the pancreatic duct?
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B.
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D.
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5.  What is a gland called if it has an branched duct?
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B.
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D.
E.
6.  What is the dura mater composed of?
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7.  Which of the following forms myelin in the central nervous system?
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D.
E.
8.  Which connective tissue cell type produces collagen?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
9.  Which cell is a mechanoreceptors?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
10.  What is the name of the cellular mass for the endocrine portion of the pancreas?
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D.
E.
11.  Which cell is responsible for skin pigmentation?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
12.  Which fiber type gets its energy primarily from glycogen?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
13.  Which of the following responds to vibration and rapidly changing pressure?
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D.
E.
14.  Which fiber type is smaller in diameter?
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C.
D.
E.
15.  In a good compound microscope, the focus knob does not have to be readjusted  when changing the magnification. What is this phenomenon called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
16.  Which of the following is found in the peripheral nervous system?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
17.  What type of epithelium is associated with goblet cells?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
18.  What type of tissue makes up the dermis of the skin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
19.  Which of the following is NOT lined by a serosa?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
20.  What covers the tooth that is embedded within the jaw?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
21.  Which cell is found in the dermis?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
22.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
23.  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.
24.  What is bone formation called when the bone is formed from a cartilage template?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
25.  Which cell type is responsible for bone breakdown?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
26.  What is another term for the valve of Kerckring?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
27.  Which of the following lines the ventricles?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
28.  What cell produces the cartilaginous matrix?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
29.  What is the innervation of an apocrine sweat gland?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
30.  Which of the following is NOT lined by a mucosa?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
31.  What is the turret?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
32.  Which type of cartilage forms the articular surface on bones?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
33.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
34.  Which of the following is an element of the peripheral nervous system?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
35.  What type of epithelium is more than one layer thick?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
36.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
37.  What is the space between the liver sinusoids and the hepatocytes called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
38.  What color do elastic fibers stain with Verhoeff Elastic stain?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
39.  What is the covering of a bone?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
40.  What type of muscle contains sarcomeres?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
41.  What type of tissue is Wharton's jelly?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
42.  What is another term for an acinar gland?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
43.  What is unmineralized bone matrix?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
44.  What are the spicules on spongy bone called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
45.  Which cells secrete pepsinogen?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
46.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
47.  What cell type makes up the mucosa of the gallbladder?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
48.  What color is keratin with Masson's trichrome stain?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
49.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
50.  What type of epithelium forms the epidermis?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
51.  What region is made of thin filaments?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
52.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
53.  Which of the following contains a substantial amount of smooth muscle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
54.  What is the half moon shaped white area on a nail called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
55.  What forms the skeleton of the fetus?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
56.  Which fiber type is more resistant to fatigue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
57.  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.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
58.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, how is the tissue preserved?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
59.  Which of the following is NOT considered neuroglia?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
60.  Which fiber type uses more anaerobic metabolism?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
61.  What is a characteristic of the cells in the epidermis of the skin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
62.  Which of the following is NOT a fiber found in connective tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
63.  What is underneath the nail plate?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
64.  What is Wright's stain used primarily for?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
65.  What is the outer gray matter of the brain called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
66.  What is the plasma membrane of a muscle cell called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
67.  Which region are goblet cells most numerous?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
68.  What provides tensile strength to a neuron?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
69.  What type of epithelial cells are as tall as they are wide?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
70.  Where is the ependyma found?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
71.  Which of the following is the exocrine portion of the pancreas?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
72.  What type of gland secretes its product directly into the bloodstream?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
73.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is mushroom shaped?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
74.  What are mucous surface cells?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
75.  What type of adipose tissue tends to increase as humans age?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
76.  How many types of cartilage are there?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
77.  What are the basophilic clusters of ribosomes and rough endoplasmic reticulum seen in neurons called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
78.  What type of glands are the glands of Moll?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
79.  What type of tissue makes up the epiglottis?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
80.  What is the mature bone cell called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
81.  What is also called a low resistance junction?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
82.  What is the cell body of a neuron called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
83.  What is the cylindrical structure in compact bone?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
84.  What does connective tissue develop from?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
85.  What is the connective tissue covering around the brain and spinal cord?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
86.  What is the end of an axon called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
87.  Which connective tissue cell type secretes histamine?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
88.  Which layer consists of only a single layer of epithelial cells and underlying connective tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
89.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by a glassy matrix?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
90.  What is the light band in muscle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
91.  What is the opening of the pancreatic duct into the duodenum?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
92.  Which cell is the mature bone cell?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
93.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular fibers?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
94.  What is another term for the cytoplasm outside of organelles?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
95.  Which type of neuron is also called an internuncial neuron?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
96.  Which type of cartilage forms the epiphyseal growth plate?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
97.  Which cranial nerve to the tongue is responsible for movement?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
98.  Which type of cartilage is highly vascular?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
99.  What is a collection of cell bodies outside the CNS called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
100.  What type of muscle makes up the muscularis externa in the esophagus?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
101.  Which connective tissue cell is derived from B lymphocytes?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
102.  Which of the following clotting factors is NOT produced in the liver?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
103.  What is the hollow area underneath an osteoclast called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
104.  Which fiber type has a lot of mitochondria?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
105.  Where is thick skin found?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
106.  Which type of cartilage is present in the temporomandibular joint?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
107.  What is the growing part of the nail?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
108.  Which organelle is studded with ribosomes?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
109.  Which type of cartilage forms the skeleton of the fetus?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
110.  Which cell is a resting osteoblast?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
111.  A beauty treatment for the reduction of wrinkles is the injection of hyaluronic acid into the wrinkle. What is hyaluronic acid?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
112.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is the most abundant?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
113.  Which of the following would be best suited for peripheral blood smears?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
114.  Which cells secrete hydrochloric acid?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
115.  What is the innervation of an eccrine sweat gland?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
116.  Which type of neuron is most abundant?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
117.  What is line that bisects the dark band in muscle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
118.  What type of muscle has visible cross striations?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
119.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
120.  Where in the pancreas are islets of Langerhans most numerous?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
121.  Which layer contains Auerbach's plexus?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
122.  What is tissue which surrounds a nerve fascicle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
123.  What surrounds a nerve?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
124.  What is a characteristic of the cells in the epidermis of the skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
125.  Which type of cartilage forms the symphysis pubis?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
126.  What layer is NOT found in the gallbladder?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
127.  What is the innermost layer of the GI tract called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
128.  What cells of the pancreas secrete somatostatin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
129.  What cell surface modification is made of microtubules?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
130.  What are interneurons?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
131.  Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
132.  What type of tissue is a tendon composed of?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
133.  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?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
134.  What type of tissue lines most of the gastrointestinal tract?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
135.  Which of the following is an element of the central nervous system?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
136.  Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
137.  What type of epithelial cells are taller than they are wide?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
138.  Which of the following stain blue with H&E stain?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
139.  Which fiber type makes up slow-twitch muscle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
140.  What is the portion of the nail which is underneath skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
141.  What is a gland called if the secretory portion is flask shaped?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
142.  What type of basic tissue type is cartilage?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
143.  Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
144.  What bisects the H band?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
145.  What is "compound microscope"?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
146.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by the presence of thick bundles of collagen fibers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
147.  Which of the following is NOT considered an inclusion?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
148.  What is the outer layer of the GI tract called when it is abutting another organ?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
149.  What is Mucicarmine stain used primarily for?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
150.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
151.  Where are ribosomes constructed?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
152.  Which layer of the epidermis is on the surface of the skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
153.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
154.  What type of muscle contains centrally placed nuclei?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
155.  What structure is at the angle of the liver lobule?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
156.  What are the folds on the inner mitochodrial membrane called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
157.  Which layer of the epidermis is present only in thick skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
158.  When using a compound microscope, objective lenses can be found to have a magnification of all of the following, EXCEPT?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
159.  What is the lining of the inner bone on the side which abuts the medullary cavity?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
160.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is the smallest?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  Collectively, what is the cytoplasm and nucleus called?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
162.  What stain would be best to demonstrate the elastic fibers in elastic cartilage?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  What type of epithelium lines the trachea?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
164.  What type of epithelium appears stratified, but is not?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
165.  What are the connection between the cystic duct and liver?
A.