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  1. Extracellular Matrix
  2. Cartilage
  3. Mucosae/mucous membrane
  4. Atrophy
  5. Serous Membrane
  1. a nonliving material in connective tissue consisting of ground substance and fibers that separate the living cells.
  2. b membrane that forms the linings of body cavities open to the exterior (digestive, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive tracts).
  3. c membrane that lines a cavity without an opening to the outside of the body (except for joint cavities, which have a synovial membrane); serosa.
  4. d white, semiopaque connective tissue. Less hard and more flexible than bone. Has abundant collagen fibers hidden by a rubbery matrix with a glassy, blue white appearance.
  5. e a reduction in size or wasting away of an organ or cell resulting from disease or lack of use.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a thin layer of extracellular material to which epithelial cells are attached in mucosa surfaces.
  2. the spread of cancer from one body part or organ into another not directly connected to it.
  3. cord of dense fibrous tissue attaching a muscle to a bone
  4. a group of similar cells specialized to perform a specific function; primary tissue types are epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissues.
  5. an organ specialized to secrete or excrete substances for further use in the body or for elimination.

5 True/False questions

  1. Fibrosisthe nonneuronal tissue of the central nervous system that performs supportive and other functions; also called glia.


  2. TumorBenign: not malignant An abnormal mass of cells that remains at its original site of the tumor in the body.


  3. Epithelium: one of the primary tissues; covers the surface of the body and lines the body cavities, ducts, and vessels.


  4. Muscle Tissuehighly specialized to contract or shorten, to produce movement. Three types of muscle tissue, skeletal, cardiac and smooth(visceral).


  5. Secretioncord of dense fibrous tissue attaching a muscle to a bone


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