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1.  Which of the following is the most abundant neuroglia cell?
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2.  What is myosin?
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3.  What type of epithelium is more than one layer thick?
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4.  What is white matter?
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5.  What is the covering of a nerve fiber?
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6.  What are the bundle of longitudinal contractile elements within a muscle cell called?
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7.  Which of the following is composed of dense irregular connective tissue?
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8.  What are the connection between the cystic duct and liver?
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9.  What type of tissue forms the alveoli in the lung?
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10.  Which cell is a phagocyte?
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11.  The colloquialism "gray matter" refers to somebody using his intellect or reasoning ability. In reality, what is gray matter?
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12.  What is the central portion of a tooth called?
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13.  What is the innervation of an apocrine sweat gland?
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14.  What forms the striated border?
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15.  Which cranial nerve to the tongue is responsible for movement?
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16.  Which of the following is found in the hair follicle?
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17.  Which of the following is composed of loose connective tissue?
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18.  During the preparation of a routine H&E slide, what step occurs after the tissue is stained?
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19.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is the smallest?
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20.  What is another term for an acinar gland?
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21.  What type of muscle makes up the muscularis externa in the esophagus?
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22.  What are the valves which regulates the flow of bile into the intestine?
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23.  What is Mucicarmine stain used primarily for?
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24.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
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25.  On a cross section of a muscle, how many thin filaments surround each thick filament?
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26.  What surrounds a bundle of nerve fibers?
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27.  What structure contributes to the cells cytoskeleton?
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28.  Which of the following forms myelin in the central nervous system?
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29.  What type of muscle contains sarcomeres?
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30.  Which of the following is the largest neuroglia cell?
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31.  What type of epithelium appears stratified, but is not?
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32.  What is the outer connective tissue covering of a muscle?
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33.  What is the pancreatic duct?
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34.  Which of the following lines the ventricles?
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35.  Which sensory receptor in the skin is NOT encapsulated?
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36.  What is the opening of the pancreatic duct into the duodenum?
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37.  What color does hematoxylin stain structures?
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38.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is arranged in a "V" shape on the tongue?
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39.  Which layer contains Auerbach's plexus?
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40.  Which type of cartilage is characterized by the presence of elastic fibers?
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41.  What are Sudan stains used primarily for?
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42.  What is a gland called if it has an branched duct?
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43.  Which cells secrete pepsinogen?
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44.  What type of tissue lines the upper esophagus?
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45.  What type of tissue makes up the epiglottis?
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46.  What is the space that an osteocyte rests in?
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47.  What is the primary component of myelin?
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48.  Regarding the blood supply to cartilage:
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49.  What are the spicules on spongy bone called?
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50.  What is the connective tissue covering around the brain and spinal cord?
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51.  Which of the following is found in the peripheral nervous system?
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52.  Which of the following is lined by a serosa?
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53.  What is line that bisects the dark band in muscle?
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54.  What is the surface modification seen on the cells of the epididymis?
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55.  What type of muscle has branching cells?
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56.  What type of tissue lines the bladder
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57.  Which region are goblet cells most numerous?
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58.  What is the innermost layer of the GI tract called?
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59.  What is the covering of an individual muscle fiber?
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60.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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61.  Which layer is NOT present in masticatory epithelium?
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62.  Which type of neuron is multipolar?
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63.  What color is keratin with Masson's trichrome stain?
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64.  What region is made of thin filaments?
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65.  What is a receptor in muscle?
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66.  What type of muscle is always multinucleated?
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67.  Which of the following is lined by a mucosa?
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68.  What type of muscle contains centrally placed nuclei?
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69.  What is unmineralized bone matrix?
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70.  What is the glomerulus?
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71.  Which cell is a hepatic macrophage?
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72.  What is underneath the nail plate?
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73.  What cells of the pancreas secrete insulin?
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74.  Which type of cartilage is highly vascular?
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75.  Which of the following responds to pain?
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76.  What is a collection of nerve cell bodies outside of the central nervous system called?
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77.  Which type of bone has spicules?
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78.  Which of the following stain blue with H&E stain?
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79.  Where is thick skin found?
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80.  On a microscope, what structure varies the diameter of the cone of light?
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81.  What is the space between the liver sinusoids and the hepatocytes called?
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82.  What is another term for the cell body of a neuron?
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83.  What cell is an immature bone cell?
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84.  What are the thick filaments composed of?
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85.  What is within the pulp cavity?
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86.  Which cell is found in the dermis?
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87.  Which connective tissue cell type contains properties of smooth muscle cells?
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88.  What is the term for the process used by cells for the transport in of particulate matter?
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89.  Which of the following is an element of the central nervous system?
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90.  Which of the following is NOT a membranous organelle?
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91.  Which of the following is composed of stratified squamous epithelium?
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92.  Where are ribosomes constructed?
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93.  What is another term for muscle cells?
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94.  Where are apocrine sweat glands NOT found?
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95.  What are the modifications of the muscularis externa that is seen on the large intestine?
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96.  Which layer of the epidermis is on the surface of the skin?
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97.  When using oil immersion to view a tissue, what is the refractive index of the oil?
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98.  What is the point that a neuron contacts a muscle called?
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99.  What are the gaps that occur within the myelin sheath?
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100.  What is the portion of the nail which is underneath skin?
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101.  Costal cartilage is composed of what type of cartilage?
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102.  All of the following are properties of neurons, except:
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103.  What cells of the pancreas secrete glucagon?
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104.  What is the maximum resolving power seen with a compound microscope?
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105.  Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
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106.  What forms the skeleton of the fetus?
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107.  Which of the following can be classified as "connective tissue proper"?
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108.  Which of the following is a unicellular gland?
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109.  Which meninx covers the brain intimately?
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110.  What cell surface modification is made of microtubules?
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111.  Which cell is a connective tissue macrophage?
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112.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize reticular fibers?
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113.  Where does cartilage come from?
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114.  Which layer contains the lining epithelium?
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115.  Which of the following is not associated with connective tissue?
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116.  Where do you place the slide when using a microscope?
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117.  What type of glands are the glands of Moll?
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118.  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?
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119.  What is the innervation of an eccrine sweat gland?
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120.  Which of the following is a receptor for fine touch which is located in the dermis?
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121.  What is the cell body of a neuron called?
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122.  Which type of microscope has only one lens?
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123.  Which organelle is considered the powerhouse of the cell?
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124.  Where is thick skin found?
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125.  What is the limiting membrane of a cell?
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126.  What are the collagen fibers that extend into bone at an angle called?
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127.  What are Sharpey's fibers?
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128.  What are motor neurons?
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129.  What does connective tissue develop from?
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130.  What is a gland called if the secretory portion is flask shaped?
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E.
131.  Which cell is a mechanoreceptors?
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132.  Which organelle produces protein for export?
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133.  What type of muscle has intercalated discs?
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E.
134.  What is "compound microscope"?
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135.  What is the primary cell of the intestinal epithelium of the large intestine?
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D.
E.
136.  Which of the following would be best suited to visualize lipid?
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E.
137.  What is the connective tissue covering which surrounds cartilage?
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D.
E.
138.  Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
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D.
E.
139.  Which type of cartilage is found in the larynx?
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E.
140.  Which type of cartilage is the most abundant?
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141.  What process is nicknamed "cell drinking"?
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142.  Which type of cartilage forms the epiphyseal growth plate?
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143.  Which of the following is supporting cell of the central nervous system?
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144.  Which type of papillae on the tongue is the most abundant?
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D.
E.
145.  Which of the following stains is used for routine histological examination?
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D.
E.
146.  What color do elastic fibers stain with Verhoeff Elastic stain?
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D.
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147.  What is a group of fibers traveling together?
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148.  A sarcomere is defined as the segment from _____ to ____?
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149.  Where is the primary site for absorption of nutrients?
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150.  Which organelle contains detoxifying enzymes?
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E.
151.  What type of tissue is a ligament composed of?
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D.
E.
152.  What covers the tooth that is embedded within the jaw?
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D.
E.
153.  In what structure does blood run through between the hepatocytes?
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E.
154.  What is the correct term for cuticle?
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155.  What type of gland secretes its product through a duct or tube?
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156.  Which of the following is an acid dye?
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E.
157.  What is the polysaccharide coating that is sometimes found on the cell membrane?
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D.
E.
158.  The papillary layer is part of which layer?
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C.
D.
E.
159.  Which type of cartilage forms the articular surface on bones?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
160.  What is areolar tissue?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  What do you call the simple squamous epithelium that lines the abdominal cavity?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
162.  What cell type makes up the mucosa of the gallbladder?
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D.
E.
163.  What cell is involved in laying down new bone?
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D.
E.
164.  When using a compound microscope, what is the magnification of the oil immersion lens?
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E.
165.  What type of adipose tissue tends to decrease as humans age?
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E.
166.  What is the outer gray matter of the brain called?
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