5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Muscle Tissue
- Malignant Tumor
- a cord of dense fibrous tissue attaching a muscle to a bone
- b life-threatening, pertains to neoplasms that spread and lead to death, such as cancer.
- c the nonneuronal tissue of the central nervous system that performs supportive and other functions; also called glia.
- d highly specialized to contract or shorten, to produce movement. Three types of muscle tissue, skeletal, cardiac and smooth(visceral).
- e a group of similar cells specialized to perform a specific function; primary tissue types are epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissues.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an organ specialized to secrete or excrete substances for further use in the body or for elimination.
- 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.
- the spread of cancer from one body part or organ into another not directly connected to it.
- : one of the primary tissues; covers the surface of the body and lines the body cavities, ducts, and vessels.
- abnormal increase in number of cells
5 True/False questions
Extracellular Matrix → nonliving material in connective tissue consisting of ground substance and fibers that separate the living cells.
Carcinogens → 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.
Tumor → Benign: not malignant An abnormal mass of cells that remains at its original site of the tumor in the body.
Fibrosis → involves repair by dense fibrous connective tissue by the formation of scar tissue.
Serous 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.