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  1. Metastasis
  2. Edema
  3. Extracellular Matrix
  4. Tumor
  5. Fibrosis
  1. a the spread of cancer from one body part or organ into another not directly connected to it.
  2. b nonliving material in connective tissue consisting of ground substance and fibers that separate the living cells.
  3. c Benign: not malignant An abnormal mass of cells that remains at its original site of the tumor in the body.
  4. d involves repair by dense fibrous connective tissue by the formation of scar tissue.
  5. e an abnormal accumulation of fluid in body parts or tissues; causes swelling

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. : one of the primary tissues; covers the surface of the body and lines the body cavities, ducts, and vessels.
  2. a thin layer of extracellular material to which epithelial cells are attached in mucosa surfaces.
  3. a group of similar cells specialized to perform a specific function; primary tissue types are epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissues.
  4. abnormal increase in number of cells
  5. 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

  1. Atrophya reduction in size or wasting away of an organ or cell resulting from disease or lack of use.


  2. Mucosae/mucous membranemembrane that lines a cavity without an opening to the outside of the body (except for joint cavities, which have a synovial membrane); serosa.


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


  4. Muscle TissueTissue 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.


  5. Neoplasman abnormal growth of cells. Sometimes cancerous