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1
Specialized cells of the same type that perform a common function are called:
A)organs
B)organelles
C)tissues
D)compartments
2
__________ are considered cancers of epithelial tissues and ________ are considered cancers of muscle or connective tissue.
A)Sarcomas, neoplasms
B)Carcinomas, sarcomas
C)Sarcomas, carcinomas
D)Neoplasms, tumors
3
Which cartilage is found in discs between the vertebrae?
A)hyaline
B)elastic
C)compact
D)fibrocartilage
4
Skeletal muscle fibers are ______.
A)fusiform
B)striated
C)smooth
D)fragmented
5
Glands that secrete their product into ducts are called ______ glands.
A)merocrine
B)exocrine
C)endocrine
D)eccrine
6
___________ is the most common type of cartilage.
A)Elastic cartilage
B)Fibrocartilage
C)Hyaline cartilage
D)Membrane cartilage
7
Pseudostratified columnar epithelia would likely be found in the ________.
A)brain
B)trachea
C)stomach
D)liver
8
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
9
In cartilage, the cells lie in small chambers called ______.
A)desmosomes
B)lamellae
C)cisternae
D)lacunae
10
In compact bone, bone cells are located in lacunae that are arranged in concentric circles within tiny cylinders called _____.
A)Volkman canals
B)Haversian canals
C)osteons
D)matrix
11
Identify the common precaution for avoiding skin cancer.
A)wear sunglasses treated to absorb UV-A and UV-B radiation
B)wear protective clothing
C)use broad spectrum sunscreen
D)All of the above.
12
______ are essential components of blood that are the fragments of giant cells?
A)Platelets
B)Leukocytes
C)Reticulocytes
D)Macrophages
13
The ______ is the liquid portion of the blood.
A)plasma
B)leukocyte
C)reticulocyte
D)macrophage
14
A distinguishing characteristic of cardiac muscle cells is the presence of ____________.
A)neuroglia
B)actin filaments
C)intercalated disks
D)myosin filaments
15
Skeletal muscle is known as _____ muscle.
A)voluntary
B)involuntary
C)cardiac
D)interstitial
16
Which layer of the skin protects the body from bacterial infection and water loss?
A)subcutaneous layer
B)epidermis
C)dermis
D)hypodermis
17
In nerve tissue, neuroglial cells serve to ______.
A)support neurons
B)protect neurons
C)provide nutrients to neurons
D)support, protect, and provide nutrients to neurons
18
Arrector pili muscles function to __________.
A)control size of blood vessels
B)move skeletal bones
C)cause intestines to contract
D)pull hairs erect
19
Sweat glands are also known as ____ glands.
A)endocrine
B)parathyroid
C)sudoriferous
D)terminal
20
The type of homeostatic mechanism that reduces any changes or keeps a variable close to a particular point is called:
A)homeostatic feedback
B)positive feedback
C)negative feedback
D)None of the above positive feedback.







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