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1.  What is another term for the Haversian system?
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2.  Which connective tissue cell type contains properties of smooth muscle cells?
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3.  Which of the following responds to pain?
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4.  Which of the following is composed of connective tissue?
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5.  What is the dura mater composed of?
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6.  What type of tissue composes the kidney tubules?
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7.  What are the thick filaments composed of?
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8.  What type of tissue is Wharton's jelly?
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9.  What is the lining of the inner bone on the side which abuts the medullary cavity?
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10.  What are most neurons in the body?
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11.  What type of epithelium is one cell layer thick?
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12.  What cell is an immature bone cell?
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13.  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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14.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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15.  What is another name for the bright field microscope?
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16.  Which fiber type uses more aerobic metabolism?
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17.  What is the correct term for cuticle?
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18.  Which cell is the mature bone cell?
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19.  All of the following are properties of neurons, except:
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20.  What type of gland secretes its product through a duct or tube?
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21.  Which layer of the gastrointestinal tract contains the gut associated lymphatic tissue?
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22.  What type of tissue lines most of the gastrointestinal tract?
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23.  What cell type makes up the mucosa of the gallbladder?
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24.  Which cell is the most abundant cell in the epidermis?
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25.  What is the a small clear space within a cell?
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26.  Which cell is a phagocyte?
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27.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what step occurs after the tissue is stained?
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28.  Which of the following is an acid dye?
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29.  What type of epithelium is composed of flat cells?
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30.  What are the folds of the stomach called?
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31.  Which of the following is a supporting cell found in the ganglia?
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32.  What is the term for the general process that cells us to bring things into the cell?
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33.  Which cell is a macrophage found in the skin?
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34.  What color does hematoxylin stain structures?
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35.  What is the surface layer of masticatory mucosa composed of?
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36.  What type of glands are the ceruminous glands?
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37.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by a glassy matrix?
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38.  What cells of the pancreas secrete somatostatin?
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39.  What is the term for the process used by cells for the transport in of particulate matter?
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40.  What type of muscle contains sarcomeres?
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41.  What cell is involved in bone resorption?
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42.  What is another term for the intestinal glands?
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43.  What type of muscle is specialized for contraction?
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44.  What is the primary component of yellow marrow?
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45.  Which of the following is found in the hair follicle?
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46.  Which fiber type is larger in diameter?
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47.  What covers the tooth that is embedded within the jaw?
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48.  Which type of papillae on the tongue does NOT contain taste buds?
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49.  Which of the following clotting factors is NOT produced in the liver?
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50.  Which cell is found in the dermis?
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51.  Which cells secrete intrinsic factor?
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52.  Which of the following forms myelin in the central nervous system?
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53.  What is the space called that is located at the portal canal between the hepatocytes and connective tissue?
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54.  What is the innervation of an eccrine sweat gland?
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55.  What percent of the matrix of cartilage is water?
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56.  Which fiber type is make up fast-twitch muscle?
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57.  What is underneath the nail plate?
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58.  What process is nicknamed "cell drinking"?
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59.  What is the classification of the pancreas?
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60.  Which of the following is NOT considered an inclusion?
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61.  Which layer of the epidermis contains cells with no nuclei or organelles?
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62.  What is a receptor in muscle?
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63.  Which connective tissue cell is a tissue macrophage?
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64.  What color do elastic fibers stain with Verhoeff Elastic stain?
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65.  What type of muscle has intercalated discs?
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66.  Where can hair be found?
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67.  What is another term for the brush border?
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68.  What is the connective tissue covering of a muscle fascicle?
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69.  Which organelle is considered the powerhouse of the cell?
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70.  What is a single neuron and the aggregation of muscle fibers innervated by that single neuron called?
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71.  What is the total magnification achieved with a compound microscope?
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72.  Which of the following would be best suited for peripheral blood smears?
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73.  Which cell is a mechanoreceptors?
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74.  What is the primary component of red marrow?
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75.  What type of muscle contains centrally placed nuclei?
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76.  What color is keratin with Masson's trichrome stain?
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77.  What is the outer connective tissue covering of a muscle?
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78.  The colloquialism "gray matter" refers to somebody using his intellect or reasoning ability. In reality, what is gray matter?
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79.  What are the mineral crystals in bone called?
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80.  What are the folds on the inner mitochodrial membrane called?
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81.  Which cranial nerve to the tongue is responsible for movement?
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82.  What are the small tunnels seen in bone?
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83.  What is the point that a neuron contacts a muscle called?
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84.  What are the basophilic clusters of ribosomes and rough endoplasmic reticulum seen in neurons called?
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85.  What is "compound microscope"?
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86.  Costal cartilage is composed of what type of cartilage?
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87.  What type of muscle has visible cross striations?
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88.  What do you call the simple squamous epithelium that lines the abdominal cavity?
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89.  What are the connection between the cystic duct and liver?
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90.  What is the portion of the nail which is underneath skin?
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91.  What is the role of the condenser lens?
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92.  What is actin?
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93.  What is line that bisects the light band in muscle?
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94.  What is dense bone?
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95.  What is the innervation of an apocrine sweat gland?
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96.  What structure is at the angle of the liver lobule?
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97.  What type of basic tissue type is cartilage?
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98.  Which of the following responds to continuous pressure?
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99.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is the most abundant?
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100.  What is the end of an axon called?
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101.  What is compact bone?
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102.  Where is the ependyma found?
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103.  What is the cylindrical structure in compact bone?
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104.  What is in the bone matrix?
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105.  What is the mature bone cell called?
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106.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in mucous membranes?
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107.  Which of the following is composed of cardiac muscle?
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108.  Which type of neuron is most abundant?
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109.  Which structures are part of the portal triad?
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110.  Which type of cartilage forms the epiphyseal growth plate?
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111.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
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112.  What type of epithelium is more than one layer thick?
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113.  On a cross section of a muscle, how many thin filaments surround each thick filament?
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114.  What is the covering of a nerve fiber?
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115.  What type of epithelium forms the epidermis?
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116.  What is the hollow area underneath an osteoclast called?
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117.  Which of the following is the CNS macrophage?
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118.  What type of muscle makes up the muscularis externa in the esophagus?
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119.  Which of the following forms myelin in the peripheral nervous system?
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120.  What is the covering of an individual muscle fiber?
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121.  What is the mature cell in cartilage called?
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122.  What is immature bone?
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123.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize lipid?
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124.  What type of tissue lines most ducts?
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125.  Which of the following is the most abundant neuroglia cell?
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126.  Which of the following is the most abundant sensory receptor of the skin?
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127.  What is the maximum resolving power seen with a compound microscope?
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128.  Which cell is a hepatic macrophage?
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129.  What structure is called white cartilage?
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130.  What type of adipose tissue tends to increase as humans age?
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131.  What surrounds a nerve?
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132.  Which of the following is NOT considered neuroglia?
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133.  The papillary layer is part of which layer?
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134.  What is bone formation called when the bone is formed from a cartilage template?
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135.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in the dermis?
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136.  What are Sudan stains used primarily for?
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137.  Where is cardiac muscle found?
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138.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
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139.  What provides tensile strength to a neuron?
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140.  What forms the brush border?
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141.  In what structure does blood run through between the hepatocytes?
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142.  What is a renal pyramid and its associated cortex referred to?
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143.  What is a group of fibers traveling together?
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144.  Which of the following is supporting cell of the central nervous system?
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145.  Which sensory receptor in the skin is NOT encapsulated?
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146.  Which fiber type fatigues more readily?
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147.  What is the limiting membrane of a cell?
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148.  Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
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149.  Which microscope makes things appear three dimensional?
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150.  Where are ribosomes constructed?
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151.  Regarding the blood supply to cartilage:
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152.  Which is the most abundant fiber in connective tissue?
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153.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is arranged in a "V" shape on the tongue?
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154.  What are the bundle of longitudinal contractile elements within a muscle cell called?
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155.  What is the innervation of an eccrine sweat gland?
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156.  What cell is involved in laying down new bone?
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157.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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158.  What is a collection of nerve cell bodies outside of the central nervous system called?
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159.  Where is gray matter?
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