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  • 1. 
    Within the cell, DNA is found int he nucleus. Which of he other structures within the cell listed below normally contins DNA as well?
    • A. 

      Perioxisome

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Golgi Apparatus

    • D. 

      Smooth ER

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Steroid synthesis occurs within which of the following structures?
    • A. 

      Peroxisome

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • D. 

      Smooth ER

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    During catabolic activity, the potential for oxidative insult can be consierable.  Which of the following sturctures within the cell funtions primarily to reduce this potential insult?
    • A. 

      Peroxisome

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • D. 

      Smooth ER

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Whicch of these structures is responsible for the prodution of protien?
    • A. 

      Peroxisome

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Golgi Apparatus

    • D. 

      Smooth ER

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Of the following cellular modifications associated with epithelia, which provides a morphological barrier between adjacent cells?
    • A. 

      Glycocalyx

    • B. 

      Macula adherens

    • C. 

      Zonula adhernens

    • D. 

      Nexus

    • E. 

      Zonula occuldens

  • 6. 
    Define Kinocilla
    • A. 

      True cilia

    • B. 

      Has the ability of movement

    • C. 

      It is an apical modification of simple columnar

    • D. 

      Found in the uterine tube

  • 7. 
    Define Merocrine Secretion
    • A. 

      A secretion of substance by exocytosis where you don't loose any of the cellular substance

    • B. 

    • C. 

  • 8. 
    Define Endocrine Secretion
    • A. 

      When the substance being secreted is going into the blood stream as opposed to exocrine where is goes into a duct of lumen surface.

    • B. 

    • C. 

  • 9. 
    Within the extracellular matrix of connective tissues, this structure consists of small fibers that normally remain unbundled and froms a useful enviornment for cells of defense.
    • A. 

      Collagen type I

    • B. 

      Collagen type II

    • C. 

      Collagen type III

    • D. 

      Collagen type IV

    • E. 

      Elastic fiber

  • 10. 
    The structure (fiber) and enviornment described in the previous question mostly occurs in:
    • A. 

      Loose connective tissue

    • B. 

      Dense irregular connective tissue

    • C. 

      Dense regular connective tissue

    • D. 

      cartilage

    • E. 

      Bone

  • 11. 
    Another name for the fiber described and associated in the pervious two question is
  • 12. 
    Among the defending cells of connective tissue, the one that forms antibodies and provieds humoral immunity is the
    • A. 

      T Lymphocyte

    • B. 

      Plasma cells

    • C. 

      Mast cell

    • D. 

      Histiocyte

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Antibodies known as IgE become attached to this cells surfaces as specific receptors with in ther promotes the allergic response.
    • A. 

      Melanocyte

    • B. 

      Fibrocyte

    • C. 

      Mast cell

    • D. 

      Macrophage

    • E. 

      B Lymphocyte

  • 14. 
    Another name for juvenile fat is
  • 15. 
    The yellow coloration sometimes associated with adult fat is due to the persence of numerous lipid droplets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Cement lines are regularly formed in
    • A. 

      Cancellous bone

    • B. 

      Osteonal bone

    • C. 

      Trabecular bone

    • D. 

      Immature bone

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    The length of the long bone is primarily dye to the interstitial growth of the cartilaginous plate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Of the extracellular matrices in following tissues, which would most likely have collagen type II?
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Fibrocartilage

    • C. 

      Dense irregular connective tissue

    • D. 

      Dense regular connective tissue

    • E. 

      Hyaline cartilage

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