5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Extracellular Matrix
- a the spread of cancer from one body part or organ into another not directly connected to it.
- b nonliving material in connective tissue consisting of ground substance and fibers that separate the living cells.
- c Benign: not malignant An abnormal mass of cells that remains at its original site of the tumor in the body.
- d involves repair by dense fibrous connective tissue by the formation of scar tissue.
- e an abnormal accumulation of fluid in body parts or tissues; causes swelling
5 Multiple choice questions
- : one of the primary tissues; covers the surface of the body and lines the body cavities, ducts, and vessels.
- a thin layer of extracellular material to which epithelial cells are attached in mucosa surfaces.
- a group of similar cells specialized to perform a specific function; primary tissue types are epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissues.
- abnormal increase in number of cells
- 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 True/False questions
Atrophy → a reduction in size or wasting away of an organ or cell resulting from disease or lack of use.
Mucosae/mucous 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.
Apical Surface → one free (unattached) surface or edge on the membrane.
Muscle Tissue → 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.
Neoplasm → an abnormal growth of cells. Sometimes cancerous