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Epithelial cells that are adapted for absorption or secretion usually have ________ at their free surface.
A type of intercellular junction that stops materials from crossing an epithelium between cells is termed a(n)
Dead skin cells are shed in thin sheets because they are held together by "spots" of proteoglycan reinforced by intermediate filaments. Such strong intercellular connections are called
A layer of glycoproteins that prevents leakage of materials from connective tissues into epithelia is the
Epithelia specialized for providing sensations of smell, taste, sight, equilibrium, and hearing are known as
In stratified epithelia adapted to resist mechanical forces, which of the following types of cell-to-cell junctions are especially abundant?
Close examination of a healthy organ reveals a lining of several layers of cells. The layers do not contain any blood vessels and one surface of the cells lines the cavity of the organ. This tissue is a type of
Examination of a tissue sample reveals groups of cells united by junctional complexes and interlocking membranes. The cells have one free surface and lack blood vessels. The tissue is most likely ________ tissue.
The study of cells shed from epithelial surfaces, often for diagnostic purposes, is termed
Secretions through a duct might provide ________, whereas ductless secretions act as ________.
Which of the following statements about simple epithelia is false?
They cover surfaces subjected to mechanical or chemical stress.
A gland formed by cells arranged in a blind pocket with a single unbranched duct would be called
Which of the following tissues are classified as "connective tissue proper"?
1. areolar connective tissue
2. adipose tissue
4. dense irregular connective tissue
1, 2, and 4
The framework or stroma of organs such as the spleen, liver, and lymph nodes is made up of ________ tissue
The three categories of connective tissues are
connective tissue proper, fluid connective tissues, and supporting connective tissues.
Tissues that provide strength and support for areas subjected to stresses from many directions are
dense irregular connective tissues.
________ attach skeletal muscles to bones, and ________ connect one bone to another.
Loose connective tissue functions in all of the following ways, except
provide strong connections between muscles and bones.
Cells that respond to injury by dividing to assist in connective tissue repair are
mesenchymal stem cells.
Which type of connective tissue is found in the trachea and between the ribs and sternum?
Which of the following membranes line cavities that communicate with the exterior of the body?
The reduction of friction between the parietal and visceral surfaces of an internal cavity is the function of
Microscopic examination of a tissue reveals a loose framework of fibers embedded in a large volume of fluid ground substance and adipocytes and mast cells fibers. This tissue would most likely have come from the
superficial fascia between skin and muscle.
The framework of connective tissue between the skin and underlying muscles is called the
Which of these refers to the dense connective tissue that surrounds a muscle and blends with the tendon?
All of the following are true of neurons, except that
they are a very specialized form of connective tissue.
During an inflammatory response to injury, which of the following is the least likely in the region of the injury?
cold, pale skin
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