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1.  Which of the following is a multinucleated cell?
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2.  Which of the following contains a substantial amount of smooth muscle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
3.  What is the space that an osteocyte rests in?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
4.  Which layer contains Meissner's plexus?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
5.  Where is mesothelium found?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
6.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize lipid?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
7.  What type of epithelium is associated with goblet cells?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
8.  What is in the bone matrix?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
9.  What is the space between the liver sinusoids and the hepatocytes called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
10.  Where does cartilage come from?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
11.  What type of muscle is specialized for contraction?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
12.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular fibers?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
13.  What are neurons in the retina?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
14.  What region is made of thin filaments?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
15.  What is the functional unit of the liver?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
16.  What is the dark band in muscle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
17.  Which of the following is not associated with connective tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
18.  Which sensory receptor in the skin is NOT encapsulated?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
19.  What type of epithelial cells are taller than they are wide?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
20.  What cell is involved in bone resorption?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
21.  Which fiber type is seen in smooth muscle?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
22.  Which of the following is composed of loose connective tissue?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
23.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
24.  What is the covering of a nerve fiber?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
25.  Which connective tissue cell is derived from B lymphocytes?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
26.  Which type of microscope has only one lens?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
27.  What sits in a lacuna?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
28.  What type of muscle makes up the muscularis externa in the esophagus?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
29.  What is a collection of nerve cell bodies outside of the central nervous system called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
30.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is the smallest?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
31.  Which meninx is made of a dense irregular connective tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
32.  What type of tissue lines most of the gastrointestinal tract?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
33.  Which of the following is lined by a mucosa?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
34.  Which layer of the epidermis has cells which have keratohyaline granules?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
35.  Which of the following is involved in the blood brain barrier?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
36.  What is the primary component of myelin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
37.  Which organelle contains digestive enzymes?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
38.  What type of tissue makes up the rings of the trachea?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
39.  What are Sudan stains used primarily for?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
40.  What are sensory neurons?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
41.  Which of the following is NOT considered an inclusion?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
42.  Which of the following is NOT considered neuroglia?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
43.  Where are apocrine sweat glands NOT found?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
44.  What are the modifications of the muscularis externa that is seen on the large intestine?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
45.  Which of the following stains is used for routine histological examination?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
46.  Which of the following is an element of the peripheral nervous system?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
47.  Which of the following would be best suited to differentiate collagen fibers from other fibers ?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
48.  What is the outer gray matter of the brain called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
49.  Which of the following is composed of skeletal muscle?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
50.  What are microvilli called that are seen in the small intestine?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
51.  What is the innervation of an apocrine sweat gland?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
52.  What type of tissue is Wharton's jelly?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
53.  What type of tissue lines the esophagus?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
54.  What is the growing part of the nail?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
55.  Which layer of the epidermis contains cells with no nuclei or organelles?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
56.  What are the conglomerations of gray matter deep within the cerebrum and cerebellum  called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
57.  Which type of cartilage forms the intervertebral disc?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
58.  What is another name for the light microscope?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
59.  Which of the following lines the ventricles?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
60.  Collectively, what is the cytoplasm and nucleus called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
61.  Which organelle produces protein for export?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
62.  What is the outer layer of the GI tract called when it is abutting another organ?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
63.  What is the mature bone cell called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
64.  On a microscope, what structure connects the eyepiece to the objective lens?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
65.  What is bone formation called when the bone is formed directly, without using a cartilage template?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
66.  Which of the following is the exocrine portion of the pancreas?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
67.  What is the primary component of red marrow?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
68.  What type of epithelium lines the trachea?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
69.  Which type of neuron is multipolar?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
70.  What are the supporting cells in the central nervous system called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
71.  What is the pancreatic duct?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
72.  What type of glands are the glands of Moll?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
73.  What process is nicknamed "cell drinking"?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
74.  What are the valves which regulates the flow of bile into the intestine?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
75.  Which organ has a mucosa lined by nonkeratinized stratified squamous epithelium?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
76.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what step occurs after the tissue is embedded in paraffin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
77.  What is the classification of the pancreas?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
78.  What is the central portion of a tooth called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
79.  Which type of cartilage is present in the temporomandibular joint?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
80.  Which layer contains the muscularis mucosa?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
81.  What is dense bone?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
82.  Which connective tissue cell is a tissue macrophage?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
83.  What type of muscle has branching cells?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
84.  What is actin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
85.  What cell is involved in laying down new bone?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
86.  What are the basophilic clusters of ribosomes and rough endoplasmic reticulum seen in neurons called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
87.  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.
88.  Which type of cartilage is found in the larynx?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
89.  On a microscope, what structure varies the diameter of the cone of light?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
90.  Which fiber type uses more anaerobic metabolism?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
91.  What are the mineral crystals in bone called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
92.  What type of tissue composes the kidney tubules?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
93.  What is a collection of cell bodies outside the CNS called?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
94.  What is a characteristic of the cells in the epidermis of the skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
95.  What structure is called yellow cartilage?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
96.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular fibers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
97.  What type of epithelium forms the epidermis?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
98.  What are motor neurons?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
99.  Which layer of the epidermis is present only in thick skin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
100.  What type of tissue makes up the dermis of the skin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
101.  Which of the following forms myelin in the central nervous system?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
102.  Which type of papillae on the tongue does NOT contain taste buds?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
103.  What type of gland secretes its product through a duct or tube?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
104.  Which cell is the mature bone cell?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
105.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in the dermis?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
106.  What is the connective tissue covering of a muscle fascicle?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
107.  What is the total magnification achieved with a compound microscope?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
108.  Where is thick skin found?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
109.  Which of the following is composed of smooth muscle?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
110.  What is bone formation called when the bone is formed from a cartilage template?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
111.  Where are Peyer's patches located?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
112.  Which layer contains the lining epithelium?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
113.  Which of the following stain blue with H&E stain?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
114.  Where is the cerebrospinal fluid?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
115.  The reticular layer is part of which layer?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
116.  What cell produces the cartilaginous matrix?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
117.  Which of the following is composed of cardiac muscle?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
118.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in mucous membranes?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
119.  What is another term for an acinar gland?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
120.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by the presence of thick bundles of collagen fibers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
121.  Which connective tissue cell type produces collagen?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
122.  What is immature bone?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
123.  How many neurons are in the body of man?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
124.  What is the maximum resolving power seen with a compound microscope?
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B.
C.
125.  Which fiber type has more myoglobin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
126.  Which of the following is NOT a glycosaminoglycan in cartilage?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
127.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
128.  What is a gland called if the secretory portion is tube shaped ending in a flask shaped area at the terminus?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
129.  What are Sharpey's fibers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
130.  What type of tissue lines blood vessels?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
131.  The colloquialism "gray matter" refers to somebody using his intellect or reasoning ability. In reality, what is gray matter?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
132.  What type of epithelial cells are as tall as they are wide?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
133.  Which of the following is NOT a function of skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
134.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
135.  What is a gland called if the secretory portion is flask shaped?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
136.  What is also called a low resistance junction?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
137.  Which layer contains the lamina propria?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
138.  What type of epithelium appears stratified, but is not?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
139.  What is cancellous bone?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
140.  Which cell is found in the dermis?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
141.  What is another term for the brush border?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
142.  How many types of cartilage are there?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
143.  What is the cytoplasm of a muscle cell?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
144.  What is the term for the process used by cells for the transport in of particulate matter?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
145.  What type of tissue makes up the "Adam's apple"?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
146.  What is a single neuron and the aggregation of muscle fibers innervated by that single neuron called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
147.  What type of gland secretes its product directly into the bloodstream?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
148.  Which of the following is NOT a fiber found in connective tissue?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
149.  Which cells secrete intrinsic factor?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
150.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
151.  Which organelle is considered the powerhouse of the cell?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
152.  What type of tissue makes up the dermis of the skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
153.  Which type of cartilage is the most abundant?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
154.  Which cells secrete hydrochloric acid?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
155.  Which of the following is the most abundant neuroglia cell?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
156.  Which organelle is involved in lipid metabolism?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
157.  What is the portion of the nail which is underneath skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
158.  What are finger like projections on the surface of some cells called?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
159.  Which of the following would be best suited to differentiate collagen fibers from other fibers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
160.  Which fiber type is larger in diameter?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  Where are ribosomes constructed?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
162.  What is a gland called if it has an branched duct?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  Which type of bone has spicules?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
164.  Where is white matter?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
165.  What is released at a synapse?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
166.  Which cell is a phagocyte?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
167.  Which layer of the epidermis contains star shaped cells?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
168.  What do you call the simple squamous epithelium that lines the blood vessels?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
169.  Which cells secrete pepsinogen?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
170.  Which layer consists of only a single layer of epithelial cells and underlying connective tissue?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
171.  Which of the following are considered to be part of the meninges?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
172.  What forms the articular surface on bones?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
173.  Where is the site of protein synthesis?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
174.  Which cell type is responsible for bone breakdown?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
175.  What cell type makes up the mucosa of the gallbladder?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
176.  Which type of neuron is most abundant?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
177.  What type of tissue is a ligament composed of?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
178.  Which cranial nerve is responsible for taste to the anterior 2/3 of the tongue?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
179.  Where is gray matter?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
180.  What is tissue which surrounds a nerve fascicle?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
181.  Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
182.  What color do elastic fibers stain with Verhoeff Elastic stain?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
183.  How thick is the plasma membrane?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
184.  Which layer of the epidermis contains dividing cells?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
185.  What is another term for the Haversian system?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
186.  Which of the following is a supporting cell found in the ganglia?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
187.  What is another name for the bright field microscope?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
188.  Which layer contains Auerbach's plexus?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
189.  What covers the tooth that is embedded within the jaw?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
190.  What covers the visible portion of a tooth ?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
191.  What is areolar tissue?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
192.  Which one of these cells is not a cell type routinely found in loose connective tissue?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
193.  What structure is at the base of cilia?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
194.  Which of the following is found in the peripheral nervous system?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
195.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
196.  Which type of cartilage forms the symphysis pubis?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
197.  What is the term for the general process that cells us to bring things into the cell?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
198.  What is a characteristic of the cells in the epidermis of the skin?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
199.  What is another term for the intestinal glands?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
200.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is not well developed in man?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
201.  What is the lining of the inner bone on the side which abuts the medullary cavity?
A.
B.
C.
D.