5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Extracellular Matrix
- a : one of the primary tissues; covers the surface of the body and lines the body cavities, ducts, and vessels.
- b an abnormal growth of cells. Sometimes cancerous
- c an abnormal accumulation of fluid in body parts or tissues; causes swelling
- d nonliving material in connective tissue consisting of ground substance and fibers that separate the living cells.
- e an organ specialized to secrete or excrete substances for further use in the body or for elimination.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Connective tissue a delicate pink tissue composed largely of new capillaries that grow into the damaged area from undamaged blood vessels nearby. Also contains phagocytes that eventually dispose of the blood clot and connective tissue cells(fibroblasts) that produce the building blocks of collagen fibers(scabs) to permanently bridge the gap.
- a reduction in size or wasting away of an organ or cell resulting from disease or lack of use.
- Tissue made up of cells called neurons. A body tissue that carries electrical messages back and forth between the brain and every other part of the body.
- one free (unattached) surface or edge on the membrane.
- a primary tissue; form and function vary extensively. Functions include support, storage, and protection.
5 True/False questions
Basement Membrane → membrane that lines a cavity without an opening to the outside of the body (except for joint cavities, which have a synovial membrane); serosa.
Neuroglia → the nonneuronal tissue of the central nervous system that performs supportive and other functions; also called glia.
Hyperplasia → an abnormal growth of cells. Sometimes cancerous
Secretion → (1) the passage of material formed by a cell to its exterior; (2) cell product that is transported to the cell exterior.
Tissue → a group of similar cells specialized to perform a specific function; primary tissue types are epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissues.