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5 Matching questions

  1. Basement Membrane
  2. Neuroglia
  3. Cartilage
  4. Tissue
  5. Extracellular Matrix
  1. a a group of similar cells specialized to perform a specific function; primary tissue types are epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissues.
  2. b 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.
  3. c the nonneuronal tissue of the central nervous system that performs supportive and other functions; also called glia.
  4. d a thin layer of extracellular material to which epithelial cells are attached in mucosa surfaces.
  5. e nonliving material in connective tissue consisting of ground substance and fibers that separate the living cells.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ductless gland that empty hormonal products directly into the blood.
  2. individual cells (simple glands) that produce mucus.
  3. the spread of cancer from one body part or organ into another not directly connected to it.
  4. 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.
  5. Benign: not malignant An abnormal mass of cells that remains at its original site of the tumor in the body.

5 True/False questions

  1. Secretion(1) the passage of material formed by a cell to its exterior; (2) cell product that is transported to the cell exterior.


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


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


  4. Apical Surfaceone free (unattached) surface or edge on the membrane.


  5. Mucosae/mucous membranemembrane that forms the linings of body cavities open to the exterior (digestive, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive tracts).