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1.  What type of tissue makes up the dermis of the skin?
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2.  What is the classification of the pancreas?
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3.  Which of the following is NOT considered an epidermal appendage?
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4.  Which cell is a macrophage found in the skin?
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5.  Which region are goblet cells most numerous?
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6.  What is the connective tissue covering of a muscle fascicle?
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7.  Which of the following is not associated with connective tissue?
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8.  What is the innermost layer of the GI tract called?
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9.  What is another term for the valve of Kerckring?
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10.  Which meninx is made of a delicate web like connective tissue?
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E.
11.  What do you call the simple squamous epithelium that lines the abdominal cavity?
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12.  What is areolar tissue?
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13.  What is another term for muscle cells?
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14.  Which fiber type uses more aerobic metabolism?
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15.  Where is thick skin found?
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16.  What is the bottom of a microscope called?
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17.  What type of gland secretes its product through a duct or tube?
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18.  Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
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19.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
20.  What type of epithelium has dome shaped cells on the apical surface?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
21.  Which fiber type is smaller in diameter?
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D.
E.
22.  What is the polysaccharide coating that is sometimes found on the cell membrane?
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C.
D.
E.
23.  Which type of cartilage is found in the external ear?
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E.
24.  What is the surface layer of masticatory mucosa composed of?
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E.
25.  The colloquialism "gray matter" refers to somebody using his intellect or reasoning ability. In reality, what is gray matter?
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26.  What process is nicknamed "cell drinking"?
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27.  What cells of the pancreas secrete pancreatic polypeptide?
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D.
E.
28.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by the presence of chondrocytes sitting in lacunae?
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C.
D.
E.
29.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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D.
E.
30.  What type of epithelium is more than one layer thick?
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D.
E.
31.  What is the outer connective tissue covering of a muscle?
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32.  Which of the following clotting factors is NOT produced in the liver?
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33.  Which cells secrete intrinsic factor?
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34.  What is a gland called if the secretory portion is flask shaped?
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35.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what step occurs after the tissue is stained?
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36.  What is the end of an axon called?
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37.  What are the bundle of longitudinal contractile elements within a muscle cell called?
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D.
E.
38.  What color is keratin with Masson's trichrome stain?
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39.  What type of tissue lines most of the gastrointestinal tract?
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D.
E.
40.  How thick is the plasma membrane?
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E.
41.  What is the mature bone cell called?
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E.
42.  Which layer contains the lamina propria?
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D.
E.
43.  What structure is in the middle of the hepatic lobule?
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D.
E.
44.  Which of the following would be best suited to differentiate collagen fibers from other fibers?
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C.
D.
E.
45.  Which type of cartilage is highly vascular?
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E.
46.  What are the folds on the inner mitochodrial membrane called?
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47.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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D.
E.
48.  Which of the following is NOT considered neuroglia?
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D.
E.
49.  What is the space between the liver sinusoids and the hepatocytes called?
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D.
E.
50.  Which of the following is an element of the central nervous system?
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51.  The papillary layer is part of which layer?
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E.
52.  What type of tissue makes up the epiglottis?
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B.
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D.
E.
53.  Which layer contains the lining epithelium?
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D.
E.
54.  Which type of cartilage forms the skeleton of the fetus?
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C.
D.
E.
55.  Which of the following stains is used for routine histological examination?
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E.
56.  Which of the following is a supporting cell found in the ganglia?
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E.
57.  What type of muscle has intercalated discs?
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D.
E.
58.  Which meninx is made of a dense irregular connective tissue?
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C.
D.
E.
59.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
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C.
D.
E.
60.  Which type of cartilage forms the articular surface on bones?
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E.
61.  Which organelle is studded with ribosomes?
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E.
62.  What are the small tunnels seen in bone?
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D.
E.
63.  Which cell is a mechanoreceptors?
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E.
64.  What is the correct term for cuticle?
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65.  What type of gland secretes its product directly into the bloodstream?
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E.
66.  Which of the following contains a substantial amount of smooth muscle?
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E.
67.  Which of the following is NOT lined by a serosa?
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E.
68.  What type of muscle is always multinucleated?
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E.
69.  Which of the following is found in the peripheral nervous system?
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E.
70.  Which of the following is composed of smooth muscle?
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C.
D.
E.
71.  What is the cell body of a neuron called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
72.  Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
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C.
D.
E.
73.  What covers the tooth that is embedded within the jaw?
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C.
D.
E.
74.  What is the cell body of a neuron called?
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D.
E.
75.  In what structure does blood run through between the hepatocytes?
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D.
E.
76.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is not well developed in man?
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E.
77.  Which of the following would be best suited to differentiate collagen fibers from other fibers ?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
78.  Which cell type is responsible for bone breakdown?
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D.
E.
79.  Which of the following responds to continuous pressure?
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E.
80.  What is "compound microscope"?
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E.
81.  What type of tissue is a tendon composed of?
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D.
E.
82.  Which cell is responsible for skin pigmentation?
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E.
83.  What is the covering of an individual muscle fiber?
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D.
E.
84.  Which type of cartilage forms the symphysis pubis?
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C.
D.
E.
85.  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.
86.  What color do elastic fibers stain with Verhoeff Elastic stain?
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87.  What is line that bisects the dark band in muscle?
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E.
88.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, how is the tissue preserved?
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E.
89.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular fibers?
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E.
90.  What are interneurons?
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91.  What is tissue which surrounds a nerve fascicle?
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D.
E.
92.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
93.  What is the lining of the inner bone on the side which abuts the medullary cavity?
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C.
D.
E.
94.  Collectively, what is the cytoplasm and nucleus called?
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D.
E.
95.  What type of tissue lines blood vessels?
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E.
96.  What are the thick filaments composed of?
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97.  Which of the following is found in the hair follicle?
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D.
E.
98.  What type of tissue lines the upper esophagus?
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C.
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E.
99.  What cells of the pancreas secrete glucagon?
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D.
E.
100.  What are motor neurons?
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101.  Which of the following forms myelin in the peripheral nervous system?
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D.
E.
102.  Which of the following is the most abundant sensory receptor of the skin?
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C.
D.
E.
103.  What type of tissue makes up the rings of the trachea?
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D.
E.
104.  On a cross section of a muscle, how many thin filaments surround each thick filament?
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E.
105.  What is another term for the cytoplasm outside of organelles?
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E.
106.  Which layer consists of only a single layer of epithelial cells and underlying connective tissue?
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C.
D.
E.
107.  What type of muscle is composed of spindle shaped cells?
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108.  What forms the brush border?
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E.
109.  Which layer contains Meissner's plexus?
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C.
D.
E.
110.  Which of the following is composed of stratified squamous epithelium?
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C.
D.
E.
111.  Where in the pancreas are islets of Langerhans most numerous?
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C.
D.
E.
112.  Which of the following is involved in the blood brain barrier?
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C.
D.
E.
113.  Where are Peyer's patches located?
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D.
E.
114.  What is the name of the cellular mass for the endocrine portion of the pancreas?
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C.
D.
E.
115.  What are the gaps that occur within the myelin sheath?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
116.  Which cell is found in the dermis?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
117.  Which of the following is NOT a function of skin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
118.  What are the basophilic clusters of ribosomes and rough endoplasmic reticulum seen in neurons called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
119.  Which microscope makes things appear three dimensional?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
120.  Which of the following is a multinucleated cell?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
121.  Which cell is a hepatic macrophage?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
122.  Which cell is a connective tissue macrophage?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
123.  What is Mucicarmine stain used primarily for?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
124.  What is nonlamellar bone?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
125.  Where are ribosomes constructed?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
126.  Where do you place the slide when using a microscope?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
127.  Which cranial nerve is responsible for taste to the anterior 2/3 of the tongue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
128.  What type of epithelium is associated with goblet cells?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
129.  Which of the following is the exocrine portion of the pancreas?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
130.  What type of muscle has branching cells?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
131.  Which of the following are considered to be part of the meninges?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
132.  What cell type makes up the mucosa of the gallbladder?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
133.  Which type of neuron is most abundant?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
134.  Which organelle contains detoxifying enzymes?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
135.  What is the mature cell in cartilage called?
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C.
D.
E.
136.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in the dermis?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
137.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
138.  What is compact bone?
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C.
D.
E.
139.  What structure is called white cartilage?
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E.
140.  What cells of the pancreas secrete somatostatin?
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B.
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D.
E.
141.  What is also called a low resistance junction?
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E.
142.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what allows the tissue to be visualized?
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C.
D.
E.
143.  Which of the following is NOT considered an inclusion?
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C.
D.
E.
144.  A sarcomere is defined as the segment from _____ to ____?
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D.
E.
145.  Which organelle is involved in lipid metabolism?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
146.  What are Sharpey's fibers?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
147.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is mushroom shaped?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
148.  What cell is an immature bone cell?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
149.  All of the following are properties of neurons, except:
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B.
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D.
E.
150.  Which of the following is composed of dense irregular connective tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
151.  Which of the following would be best suited for peripheral blood smears?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
152.  What type of tissue is Wharton's jelly?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
153.  Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
154.  What is the outer gray matter of the brain called?
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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 is a collection of nerve cell bodies outside of the central nervous system called?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
157.  What is another term for the cell body of a neuron?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
158.  What is another name for the light microscope?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
159.  What is the dura mater composed of?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
160.  Which type of microscope has only one lens?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  What surrounds a bundle of nerve fibers?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
162.  Which of the following responds to vibration and rapidly changing pressure?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  Which one of these cells is not a cell type routinely found in loose connective tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
164.  Which of the following is the largest neuroglia cell?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
165.  Which type of cartilage forms the epiphyseal growth plate?