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Histology Exam 5
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Which of the following regions of Henle's loop has a hypotonic ultrafiltrate?
ascending thick limb
The greatest reduction in the volume of the ultrafiltrate occurs in which of the following?
The basal lamina of the glomerular filtration barrier is cleared of occasional build-up of cellular debris and some antigen-antibody complexes by the phagocytic activity of which of the following cell types?
Which of the following types of epithelium lines the proximal convoluted tubule?
Which of the following is characteristic of the cortical, but not the juxtamedullary, nephrons?
Loops of Henle have long, thick descending limbs
Which of the following is characteristic of the proximal but not of the distal convoluted tubules?
Exhibits a brush border of extensive microvilli
Which of the following vessels are typically seen at the border between the renal cortex and medulla?
Arcuate arteries and veins
Which of the following types of epithelium lines the urinary bladder?
Which of the following best describes the composition of a renal lobule?
Medullary ray and all nephrons that empty into it
Which of the following is the modified smooth muscle cell responsible for the secretion of renin?
Blood from the efferent glomerular arteriole enters the
peritubular capillary network
Which of the following types of epithelium lines the thin loop of Henle?
Which of the following is characteristic of the renal cortex but not of the renal medulla?
Contains the medullary rays
Which of the following cell types comprises the visceral layer of Bowman's capsule?
Renin is released by which of the following structures?
Collections of cortical tissue between the medullary pyramids are called:
Renal columns of Bertin
Which of the following types of epithelium lines the prostatic urethra?
Which of the following types of epithelium comprises the parietal layer of the Bowman's capsule?
Which of the following types of epithelium lines the thick ascending limb of the loop Henle?
Which of the following cells possess processes that contact the cell membrane of the primary oocyte?
The process of ovulation is initiated by which of the following hormones?
Luteinizing hormone (LH)
Which of the following cells is located in the adluminal compartment of the seminiferous tubule?
Which of the following cells manufacture androgen-binding protein (ABP)?
Which of the following is the pituitary hormone responsible for maintaining progesterone secretion in the corpus luteum during menstruation?
Which of the following is true of the cytotrophoblast but not of the syncytiotrophoblast?
Is a multinucleated mass formed by cell fusion
Which of the following is true of fertilization?
Typically occurs at the ampullaroisthmic junction of the uterine tube
Which of the following is the connective tissue sheath that surrounds each seminiferous tubule?
Which of the following structures is lined by transitional epithelium?
Which of the following cells bear the primary responsibility for forming the blood-testis barrier?
A patient with Klinefelter syndrome has the following chromosomal complement:
Which of the following is true of the stratum basale but not of the stratum functionale?
Contains cells that replace the surface epithelium after menstruation
Which of the following is true of secondary chorionic villi but not of primary chorionic villi?
Include the extraembryonic mesenchyme
Which of the following produce both androgen-binding protein and inhibin?
Which of the following is true of interstitial (Leydig's) cells?
The primary oocyte is in which of the following phases of meiosis?
Corpora amylacea are located in which of the following?
Cells that are responsible for the blood-testis barrier are known as:
Which of the following is true of the granulosa lutein cells?
Which of the following is true of spermiogenesis?
Takes place in haploid cells
Which of the following structures has lining cells that exhibit apical stereocilia?
A male patient with a pituitary gonadotropic tumor, which results in the hyposecretion of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), is most likely to exhibit which of the following?
Low sperm count
Which of the following maintains the corpus luteum of pregnancy for several months?
hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin)
Ovulation is triggered by a surge in the release of which substance by the hypophysis?
In which of the following sites are the FSH receptors located on the follicle (granulosa) cells of a primary follicle?
Frustose, a potential fuel for the mitochondria of spermatozoa, is present in the highest concentrations in secretions of which of the following glands?
The oviduct has:
Which of the following is true of the corpora albicans but not of atretic follicles?
Characteristically resemble large collagenous scars
Which of the following is a feature of the adluminal compartment, but not the basal compartment, of the seminiferous tubules?
Which of the following structures is most likely to remain a part of the ovary after ovulation?
Which stage of ovarian follicle development immediately follows the multilaminar primary follicle stage?
Which function of the sertoli cells is most directly attributable to their zonula occludens junctions?
Protection of spermatozoa from autoimmune attack
A portion of which of the following structures is lined exclusively with sertoli cells?
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