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1.  Which organelle contains digestive enzymes?
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2.  What surrounds a nerve?
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3.  Which organelle is considered the powerhouse of the cell?
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4.  Which of the following is supporting cell of the central nervous system?
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5.  What are the gaps that occur within the myelin sheath?
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6.  Which layer of the epidermis contains star shaped cells?
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7.  Which of the following lines the ventricles?
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8.  Which layer of the epidermis is present only in thick skin?
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9.  Which fiber type is larger in diameter?
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10.  What is the portion of the nail which is underneath skin?
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11.  Which type of papillae on the tongue does NOT contain taste buds?
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12.  What type of epithelium is associated with goblet cells?
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13.  What is released at a synapse?
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14.  What structure is at the base of cilia?
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15.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is arranged in a "V" shape on the tongue?
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16.  Where is the primary site for absorption of nutrients?
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17.  Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
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18.  Which of the following is a multinucleated cell?
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19.  Which type of cartilage forms the articular surface on bones?
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20.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is the smallest?
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21.  What is another term for an acinar gland?
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22.  Which of the following is composed of connective tissue?
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23.  What is bone formation called when the bone is formed directly, without using a cartilage template?
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24.  What is the surface layer of masticatory mucosa composed of?
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25.  Where is the site of protein synthesis?
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26.  What are the conglomerations of gray matter deep within the cerebrum and cerebellum  called?
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27.  What is the term for the general process that cells us to expunge material from the cell?
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28.  Which cell is a resting osteoblast?
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29.  Which type of cartilage is present in the temporomandibular joint?
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30.  What is a collection of nerve cell bodies outside of the central nervous system called?
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31.  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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32.  Which type of cartilage forms the symphysis pubis?
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33.  Which cranial nerve is responsible for general sensation to the anterior 2/3 of the tongue?
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34.  What type of tissue lines the upper esophagus?
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35.  Which fiber type is make up fast-twitch muscle?
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36.  Which cell is the mature bone cell?
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37.  What is a renal pyramid and its associated cortex referred to?
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38.  What type of glands are the ceruminous glands?
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39.  Which is the most abundant fiber in connective tissue?
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40.  What cells of the pancreas secrete somatostatin?
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41.  What are interneurons?
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42.  What are the supporting cells in the central nervous system called?
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D.
E.
43.  What type of tissue makes up the dermis of the skin?
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44.  What is in the bone matrix?
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45.  What are the collagen fibers that extend into bone at an angle called?
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46.  What type of muscle has branching cells?
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47.  Where is the cerebrospinal fluid?
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48.  What is the name of the tissue which surrounds muscle fascicles?
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49.  What is the space called that is located at the portal canal between the hepatocytes and connective tissue?
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50.  Which connective tissue cell type secretes histamine?
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51.  What is the functional unit of the liver?
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52.  What type of epithelium forms the epidermis?
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53.  What is the lining of the inner bone on the side which abuts the medullary cavity?
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54.  What is the lymphatic capillary within a villus of the small intestine called?
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55.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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56.  How thick is the plasma membrane?
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57.  What process is nicknamed "cell drinking"?
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58.  What is the dura mater composed of?
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59.  Which of the following is the CNS macrophage?
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60.  Which of the following is NOT considered an inclusion?
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61.  Which type of cartilage forms the epiphyseal growth plate?
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62.  What is the classification of the pancreas?
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63.  Which of the following is the most abundant neuroglia cell?
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64.  What covers the tooth that is embedded within the jaw?
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65.  What is the mature cell in cartilage called?
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66.  What is a collection of cell bodies outside the CNS called?
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67.  What is the cell body of a neuron called?
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68.  What is a characteristic of the cells in the epidermis of the skin?
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69.  What forms the epiphyseal growth plate?
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70.  What type of muscle is composed of spindle shaped cells?
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71.  What is the connective tissue covering around the brain and spinal cord?
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72.  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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73.  What are divertiuclae of the mucosa of the gallbladder called?
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74.  Which fiber type gets its energy primarily from glycogen?
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75.  Which of the following is the exocrine portion of the pancreas?
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76.  What is underneath the nail plate?
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77.  What type of muscle has intercalated discs?
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78.  What structure is called yellow cartilage?
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79.  What is a group of fibers traveling together?
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80.  What are mucous surface cells?
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81.  What is white matter?
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82.  What is the dark band in muscle?
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83.  What is another term for the brush border?
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84.  What is the outer connective tissue covering of a muscle?
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85.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what allows the tissue to be visualized?
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86.  Which cell is a phagocyte?
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87.  Which of the following is NOT considered an epidermal appendage?
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88.  What are the small tunnels seen in bone?
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89.  Where can hair be found?
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90.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in the dermis?
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91.  Which of the following is a unicellular gland?
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92.  What are Sharpey's fibers?
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93.  What are the thin filaments?
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94.  What type of tissue lines blood vessels?
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95.  Which of the following is found in the peripheral nervous system?
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96.  Which layer is NOT present in masticatory epithelium?
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E.
97.  What is line that bisects the dark band in muscle?
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98.  What is the bottom of a microscope called?
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99.  Which of the following is composed of loose connective tissue?
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100.  Which of the following is not associated with connective tissue?
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101.  Where is thick skin found?
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102.  Which layer contains the lining epithelium?
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103.  Where is thick skin found?
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104.  What is the surface modification seen on the cells of the epididymis?
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105.  What is another term for the cytoplasm outside of organelles?
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106.  Where is mesothelium found?
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107.  What type of tissue is a ligament composed of?
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108.  Which of the following is an organelle?
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109.  What type of epithelium appears stratified, but is not?
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D.
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110.  Which of the following is found in the hair follicle?
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E.
111.  Where are Peyer's patches located?
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112.  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.
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E.
113.  What forms the articular surface on bones?
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D.
E.
114.  What percentage of neurons are interneurons?
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E.
115.  What type of epithelium is composed of flat cells?
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E.
116.  What is the primary component of yellow marrow?
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E.
117.  Which fiber type makes up slow-twitch muscle?
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E.
118.  Which of the following is an element of the central nervous system?
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119.  What is the innervation of an apocrine sweat gland?
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120.  What do you call the simple squamous epithelium that lines the abdominal cavity?
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D.
E.
121.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular fibers?
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122.  Which of the following is composed of smooth muscle?
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123.  What color do elastic fibers stain with Verhoeff Elastic stain?
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E.
124.  What are neurons in the retina?
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D.
E.
125.  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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E.
126.  What is areolar tissue?
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127.  Which of the following is NOT a glycosaminoglycan in cartilage?
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E.
128.  What are the pressure receptors in skin called?
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D.
E.
129.  What type of tissue lines most of the gastrointestinal tract?
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D.
E.
130.  Which of the following would be best suited to differentiate collagen fibers from other fibers?
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D.
E.
131.  What is the point that a neuron contacts a muscle called?
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132.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by a glassy matrix?
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D.
E.
133.  Which of the following forms myelin in the peripheral nervous system?
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D.
E.
134.  What structure is in the middle of the hepatic lobule?
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E.
135.  Which connective tissue cell type produces the ground substance in connective tissue?
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136.  Which of the following is lined by a serosa?
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137.  Which cell is a connective tissue macrophage?
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138.  What are the bundle of longitudinal contractile elements within a muscle cell called?
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139.  On a cross section of a muscle, how many thin filaments surround each thick filament?
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140.  What forms the skeleton of the fetus?
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141.  Which cell is responsible for skin pigmentation?
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E.
142.  What is Mucicarmine stain used primarily for?
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143.  Which of the following would be best suited for peripheral blood smears?
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D.
E.
144.  What is myosin?
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145.  Which fiber type has more myoglobin?
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146.  What is the maximum resolving power seen with a compound microscope?
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B.
C.
147.  What type of epithelial cells are taller than they are wide?
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E.
148.  What is the limiting membrane of a cell?
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149.  What sits in a lacuna?
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E.
150.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by the presence of thick bundles of collagen fibers?
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B.
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D.
E.
151.  Which of the following is the most abundant sensory receptor of the skin?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
152.  Which of the following is found in the cerebellum?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
153.  What are microvilli called that are seen in the small intestine?
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C.
D.
E.
154.  What type of adipose tissue tends to increase as humans age?
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D.
E.
155.  What is the mature bone cell called?
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D.
E.
156.  Which connective tissue cell is derived from B lymphocytes?
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D.
E.
157.  Where are ribosomes constructed?
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E.
158.  When using oil immersion to view a tissue, what is the refractive index of the oil?
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B.
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D.
E.
159.  What type of muscle contains actin and myosin?
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C.
D.
E.
160.  Which cell is found in the dermis?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  Which layer of the epidermis contains cells with no nuclei or organelles?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
162.  What cell surface modification is made of microtubules?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
164.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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B.
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D.
E.
165.  What cell produces the cartilaginous matrix?
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B.
C.