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1.  Which type of cartilage forms the skeleton of the fetus?
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2.  What is the hollow area underneath an osteoclast called?
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3.  Regarding the blood supply to cartilage:
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4.  What is Wright's stain used primarily for?
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5.  What color is keratin with Masson's trichrome stain?
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6.  What type of muscle has intercalated discs?
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7.  Which of the following is the most abundant sensory receptor of the skin?
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8.  What are the supporting cells in the central nervous system called?
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9.  What type of muscle is always multinucleated?
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10.  Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
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11.  What are divertiuclae of the mucosa of the gallbladder called?
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12.  How many neurons are in the body of man?
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13.  Which of the following is NOT considered neuroglia?
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14.  What type of epithelium is more than one layer thick?
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15.  What is another term for an acinar gland?
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16.  What is another term for the intestinal glands?
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17.  What are motor neurons?
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18.  What cell is an immature bone cell?
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19.  What is the connective tissue covering of a muscle fascicle?
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20.  Which connective tissue cell type secretes histamine?
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21.  What type of muscle contains sarcomeres?
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22.  Which type of cartilage is found in the larynx?
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23.  Which is the most abundant fiber in connective tissue?
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24.  Which cells secrete intrinsic factor?
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25.  What is white matter?
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26.  Which connective tissue cell is a tissue macrophage?
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27.  Which of the following is the exocrine portion of the pancreas?
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28.  What is another term for the brush border?
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29.  Which of the following is lined by a serosa?
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30.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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31.  Which cell is a macrophage found in the skin?
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32.  Which cell is a hepatic macrophage?
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33.  Which of the following is composed of smooth muscle?
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34.  Which type of cartilage forms the hammer, anvil and stirrup?
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35.  What type of muscle contains centrally placed nuclei?
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36.  What is the opening of the pancreatic duct into the duodenum?
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37.  What type of tissue is Wharton's jelly?
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38.  What type of tissue lines blood vessels?
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39.  What type of tissue lines the upper esophagus?
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40.  What is the dura mater composed of?
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41.  What type of epithelium has dome shaped cells on the apical surface?
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42.  Which of the following is lined by a mucosa?
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43.  What is the bottom of a microscope called?
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44.  Which fiber type gets its energy primarily from glycogen?
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45.  What cell surface modification is made of microtubules?
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46.  What cell produces the cartilaginous matrix?
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47.  When using a compound microscope, what is the magnification of the oil immersion lens?
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48.  What is the dura mater composed of?
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49.  What type of adipose tissue tends to increase as humans age?
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50.  What is the light band in muscle?
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51.  Which of the following is an element of the central nervous system?
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52.  What cells of the pancreas secrete pancreatic polypeptide?
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53.  What are the folds of the stomach called?
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54.  What is immature bone?
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55.  Which fiber type has a lot of mitochondria?
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56.  Which organelle sorts and packages proteins within a cell?
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57.  Which of the following lines the ventricles?
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58.  What is the lymphatic capillary within a villus of the small intestine called?
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59.  What are the spicules on spongy bone called?
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60.  Which layer contains the lamina propria?
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61.  What is the innervation of an apocrine sweat gland?
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62.  Which cell is a phagocyte?
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63.  What is a group of fibers traveling together?
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64.  Which type of cartilage forms the epiphyseal growth plate?
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65.  Which of the following are considered to be part of the meninges?
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66.  What is a characteristic of the cells in the epidermis of the skin?
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67.  What type of tissue is a ligament composed of?
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68.  Which type of cartilage is highly vascular?
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69.  What are the mineral crystals in bone called?
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70.  Which meninx is made of a dense irregular connective tissue?
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71.  Which cell is the mature bone cell?
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72.  Which type of cartilage forms the intervertebral disc?
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73.  Which of the following is found in the hair follicle?
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74.  Which of the following can be classified as "embryonic connective tissue"?
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75.  Which organelle is involved in lipid metabolism?
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76.  What color does hematoxylin stain structures?
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77.  Where is the primary site for absorption of nutrients?
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78.  Which layer of the epidermis contains cells with no nuclei or organelles?
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79.  What type of epithelial cells are taller than they are wide?
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80.  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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81.  Which organelle is considered the powerhouse of the cell?
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82.  What type of adipose tissue tends to decrease as humans age?
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83.  What type of epithelium is composed of flat cells?
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84.  Which cells secrete hydrochloric acid?
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85.  What bisects the H band?
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86.  Which of the following layers comprise the skin?
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87.  What cell is involved in bone resorption?
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88.  Which fiber type has more myoglobin?
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89.  What type of tissue lines most of the gastrointestinal tract?
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90.  On a microscope, what structure connects the eyepiece to the objective lens?
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91.  Where is thick skin found?
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92.  Which connective tissue cell is derived from B lymphocytes?
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93.  Which cranial nerve is responsible for taste to the anterior 2/3 of the tongue?
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94.  What is spongy bone?
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95.  Where can hair be found?
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96.  Which cranial nerve is responsible for general sensation to the anterior 2/3 of the tongue?
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97.  What type of tissue lines most of the gastrointestinal tract?
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98.  Which structures are part of the portal triad?
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99.  What are the bundle of longitudinal contractile elements within a muscle cell called?
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100.  Which fiber type is smaller in diameter?
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101.  What does connective tissue develop from?
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102.  Where is white matter?
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103.  What is the outer gray matter of the brain called?
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104.  Which of the following can be classified as "connective tissue proper"?
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105.  What type of basic tissue type is bone?
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106.  What is the covering of an individual muscle fiber?
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107.  In what structure does blood run through between the hepatocytes?
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108.  What are mucous surface cells?
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109.  What cells of the pancreas secrete glucagon?
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110.  What region is made of thin filaments?
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111.  What is another name for the light microscope?
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112.  What are finger like projections on the surface of some cells called?
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113.  What do you call the simple squamous epithelium that lines the blood vessels?
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114.  Which layer of the epidermis contains dividing cells?
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115.  What type of tissue makes up the "Adam's apple"?
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116.  Which of the following is supporting cell of the central nervous system?
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117.  What forms the striated border?
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118.  What type of muscle probably predominates in Charles Atlas, the worlds most famous power weight lifter?
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119.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by the presence of chondrocytes sitting in lacunae?
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120.  Which connective tissue cell type produces collagen?
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121.  What is the cell body of a neuron called?
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122.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what step occurs after the tissue is preserved?
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123.  Where is the ependyma found?
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124.  Where is gray matter?
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125.  Which of the following clotting factors is NOT produced in the liver?
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126.  Which type of cartilage is found in the walls of the eustachian tube?
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127.  On a cross section of a muscle, how many thin filaments surround each thick filament?
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128.  What is line that bisects the light band in muscle?
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129.  Where are ribosomes constructed?
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130.  What is within the pulp cavity?
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131.  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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132.  What are the basophilic clusters of ribosomes and rough endoplasmic reticulum seen in neurons called?
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133.  Which layer contains Auerbach's plexus?
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134.  What are microvilli called that are seen in the small intestine?
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135.  What covers the tooth that is embedded within the jaw?
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E.
136.  What is a gland called if it has an unbranched duct?
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137.  What surrounds the pulp cavity?
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138.  What are the thick filaments composed of?
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139.  What is line that bisects the dark band in muscle?
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140.  What is a collection of cell bodies outside the CNS called?
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E.
141.  Which type of neuron is multipolar?
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142.  Which of the following is found in the hair follicle?
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E.
143.  How thick is the plasma membrane?
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144.  Which organelle contains detoxifying enzymes?
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145.  What is bone formation called when the bone is formed directly, without using a cartilage template?
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146.  Where are apocrine sweat glands NOT found?
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147.  Which fiber type uses more anaerobic metabolism?
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E.
148.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in mucous membranes?
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E.
149.  Which of the following is an organelle?
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150.  What is the space that an osteocyte rests in?
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151.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
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152.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
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153.  What are the thin filaments?
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154.  What is the covering of a bone?
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155.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what step occurs after the tissue is embedded in paraffin?
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156.  What is the space called that is located at the portal canal between the hepatocytes and connective tissue?
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E.
157.  What structure is called white cartilage?
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158.  Which of the following is found in the peripheral nervous system?
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E.
159.  All of the following are properties of neurons, except:
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E.
160.  Which type of cartilage is the most abundant?
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E.
161.  What is bundle bone?
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E.
162.  Which organelle contains digestive enzymes?
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E.
163.  Which cell is a mechanoreceptors?
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E.
164.  Which of the following is a component of the ground substance?
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E.
165.  What are neurons in the retina?
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D.
E.
166.  Costal cartilage is composed of what type of cartilage?
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167.  What is a single neuron and the aggregation of muscle fibers innervated by that single neuron called?
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