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Which type of tissue moves the body and its parts?
(a) nervous
(b) muscle
(c) connective
(d) epithelial
(b) muscle
The three components of connective tissue are ________________.
(a) cells, ground substance, and carbohydrate fibers
(b) cells, fat and protein fibers
(c) cells, ground substance and protein fibers
(d) cells, ground substance and enzymes
(c) cells, ground substance and protein fibers
The fiber types of connective tissue are ________________.
(a) collagen, adipose, and elastic
(b) collagen, reticular, elastic
(c) reticular, fibroblast, elastic
(d) collagen, fibroblast, and reticular
(b) collagen, reticular, elastic
The protein collagen provides ___________ to connective tissues.
(a) flexibility
(b) strength
(c) ability to stretch
(d) flexibility and strength
(d) flexibility and strength
The fibroblasts in adipose tissue enlarge and store __________.
(a) protein
(b) starch
(c) fat
(d) sugar
(c) fat
In cartilage, the cells lie in small chambers called __________.
(a) mountings
(b) lameilae
(c) adipose
(d) lacunae
(d) lacunae
Which cartilage is found in discs between the vertebrae?
(a) hyaline
(b) elastic
(c) compact
(d) fibrocartilage
(d) fibrocartilage
The most rigid connective tissue is called _________.
(a) cartilage
(b) bone
(c) dense connective tissue
(d) adipose tissue
(b) bone
In compact bone, bone cells are located in lacunae that are arranged in concentric circles within tiny cylinders called ___________.
(a) osteocytes
(b) canals
(c) osteons
(d) matrix
(c) osteons
Which connective tissue has a fluid matrix located in blood vessels?
(a) bone
(b) blood
(c) cartilage
(d) bone, blood and cartilage
(b) blood)
Which components of blood are fragments of giant cells?
(a) platelets
(b) red blood cells
(c) white blood cells
(d) plasma proteins
(a) platelets
Which type of connective tissue makes up the structure of a tendon?
(a) dense fibrous connective
(b) adipose
(c) hyaline cartilage
(d) loose fibrous connective
(a) dense fibrous connective
Skeletal muscle fibers are __________.
(a) smooth
(b) striated
(c) spindle-shaped
(d) fragmented
(b) striated
Where is smooth muscle found?
(a) intestines
(b) stomach
(c) blood vessels
(d) intestines, stomach and blood vessels
(d) intestines, stomach and blood vessels
A distinguishing characteristic of cardiac muscle cells is the presence of ___________.
(a) actin filaments
(b) intercalated disks
(c) neuroglia
(d) neurons
(b) intercalated disks
The brain and spinal cord contain conducting cells called __________.
(a) dendrites
(b) neurons
(c) neuroglia
(d) axons
(b) neurons
Neuroglial cells ___________.
(a) support neurons
(b) protect neurons
(c) provide nutrients to neurons
(d) support, protect and provide nutrients to neurons
(d) support, protect and provide nutrients to neurons
Researchers are convinced that damaged central nervous system axons can regenerate through ____________.
(a) special diets
(b) proper rest
(c) exercise
(d) surgery
(c) exercise
Which type of epithelial tissue can be found in the lining of the kidney tubules?
(a) simple squamous
(b) stratified
(c) columnar
(d) cuboidal
(d) cuboidal
Glands that secret their product into ducts are called __________ glands.
(a) endocrine
(b) exocrine
(c) isocrine
(d) leaky
(b) exocrine
Skin covers the body, protecting the underlying parts from _____________.
(a) physical trauma
(b) microbial invasion
(c) water loss
(d) physical trauma, microbial invasion, and water loss
(d) physical trauma, microbial invasion, and water loss
The ________ layer lies below the dermis of the skin.
(a) epidermis
(b) gastrodermis
(c) subcutaneous
(d) supracutaneous
(c) subcutaneous
Also called sudoriferous glands, these glands are quite numerous and are present in all regions of skin.
(a) sweat glands
(b) oil glands
(c) follicle glands
(d) subcutaneous glands
(a) sweat glands
The __________ system transports nutrients and oxygen to cells and removes their waste.
(a) digestive
(b) cardiovascular
(c) excretory
(d) respiratory
(b) cardiovascular
Freely moving joint cavities are lined with ___________ membranes.
(a) synovial
(b) serous
(c) pleural
(d) mucous
(a) synovial
The connective tissue membranes that serve as a protective covering for the brain and spinal cord are the __________.
(a) mucous membranes
(b) serous membranes
(c) synovial membranes
(d) meninges
(d) meninges
The risk factor for getting diabetes type 2 is ____________.
(a) excessive food intake
(b) fat in the abdominal region
(c) physical inactivity
(d) All are risk factors
(d) All are risk factors