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Chapter 3 tissues & cells
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A large amount of extracellular material is a characteristic of which type of tissue?
The type of tissue consisting of cells embedded in an extracellular matrix is ________ tissue.
________ tissue is commonly called fat.
Which of the following is NOT classified as a connective tissue?
The tissue that is usually well vascularized and has an extensive extracellular matrix is called ________
Bone is best described as ________.
Identify the type of connective tissue that is found in lymph nodes, the spleen, and bone marrow.
Reticular connective tissue
The presence of chondrocytes indicates that a tissue is ________.
Jacinda tore her Achilles (calcaneal) tendon during a recent track meet. She has injured ________.
Dense connective tissue
Which of the following tissues is constructed of many collagen fibers?
Which type of connective tissue is avascular?
Damaged tissues that are repaired by the same kind of cells experience a replacement process known as ________.
After a heart attack, the heart's ability to pump is lessened. This is because __________.
Non-functional scar tissue replaces functional muscle tissue
Which type of tissue conducts electrochemical impulses?
Neurons and neuroglia are components of ________.
Intercalated discs found in cardiac muscle tissue are ________.
What is the significance of granulation tissue?
It is formed during tissue repair
The cell type found in nervous tissue is the ________.
Which of these characteristics best describes cardiac muscle tissue?
Movement is involuntary and cells possess striations
Which tissue performs peristalsis to move substances, such as food, through the hollow organs of the body?
Smooth muscle tissue
Which type of muscle is characterized by the presence of striations and intercalated discs?
Sometimes an abnormal cell mass can develop in the human body. It can take control of the cell cycle, and cell division can malfunction. Which of the following does NOT describe all neoplasms?
Some neoplasms are benign while others are malignant. Which of the following descriptions is true for a malignant neoplasm?
The type of muscle found in the walls of hollow organs, such as the stomach, and in the walls of blood vessels is ________.
Which type of tissue is NOT readily repaired if damaged?
Tissues whose mature cells are amitotic
________ muscle tissue has no visible striations and has spindle-shaped cells.
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