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Which of the following is not a type of cellular adaptation?

a) Hyperplasia
b) Hypertrophy
c) Neoplasia
d) Atrophy
e) Metaplasia
c) Neoplasia
A 32 year old man donated part of his liver to his father who has liver cancer 4 years ago. When you do a CT on his abdomen, you find that his liver is approximately the same size as a normal liver. What process has caused this?

a) Hyperplasia
b) Hypertrophy
c) Neoplasia
d) Atrophy
e) Metaplasia
a) Hyperplasia
Arnold is a 24 year old body builder. In the last 3 years, his muscle mass has increased dramatically. This is a result of what process?

a) Hyperplasia
b) Hypertrophy
c) Neoplasia
d) Atrophy
e) Metaplasia
b) Hypertrophy
Tony is a 34 year old NYC police officer who was shot in the left arm in the line of duty. A bullet fragment damaged his ulnar nerve causing a weakening of his fourth and fifth fingers. This process of muscle weakening is called?

a) Hyperplasia
b) Hypertrophy
c) Neoplasia
d) Atrophy
e) Metaplasia
d) Atrophy
A 53 year old man presents to your office with a cough and difficulty breathing. He admits having smoked since he was 14. Based on this information, what physiological change would you most likely expect in his lungs?

a) Hyperplasia
b) Hypertrophy
c) Neoplasia
d) Atrophy
e) Metaplasia
e) Metaplasia
As a result of acid reflux disease, squamous epithelium from the esophagus becomes goblet cells. What is the name of this process?

a) Squamous hypertrophy
b) Squamous dysplasia
c) Squamous metaplasia
d) Goblet metaplasia
e) Epithelial metaplasia
d) Goblet metaplasia
A biopsy returns on your patient's liver. It has very high triglyceride and cholesterol content. Which of the following could not be a cause of this?

a) Alcohol
b) Carbon tetrachloride
c) Anoxia
d) Smoking
e) Starvation
d) Smoking