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Collections of specialized cells and cell products that perform a relatively limited number of functions are called _____.
They cover surfaces subjected to mechanical or chemical stress.
Which of the following is not a correct statement about simple epithelia?
Proliferation of epidermal cells
Tissue changes with age include all of the following, except _____.
Of the following basic types of tissue, the one with the least extracellular material is _____.
They are a specialized type of connective tissue.
All of the following are true of neurons, except that _____.
The reduction of friction between parietal and visceral surfaces of an internal cavity is the function of _____.
The framework or stroma of organs such as the spleen, liver, and lymph nodes is made up of _____ tissue.
Which of the following terms refer to a reversible change in the normal shape, size, and organization of tissue cells?
Which of the following refers to the dense connective tissue that forms the capsules that surround many organs?
Simple squamous epithelium
They type of epithelium that is found lining internal body compartments and blood vessels is _____.
Tissue that always has a free surface exposed to the internal or external environment is _____.
A layer of glycoproteins and a network of fine protein filaments that prevents the movement of proteins and other large molecules from the connective tissue to epithelium describes _____.
An epithelium in which the basal layer of cells is cuboidal and the apical layer of cells is columnar is a _____ epithelium.
Only one type of fiber in connective tissue can be stretched like rubber to 150 percent of its resting length and then return to that length. This fiber is the _____.
The embryonic tissue that is most similar to the adult connective tissues, consisting of star-shaped cells separated by large amounts of extracellular matrix, is _____.
Of the following cells in connective tissue proper, the only one not involved with defense against disease is _____.
In connective tissue, extracellular matrix is not exactly the same as ground substance, for the matrix also contains _____.
Despite their name, many types of cell junction are not very strong at holding cells together. The cell junctions that best keep cells from being pulled apart are _____.
It might be argued that all the defense mechanisms in areolar connective tissue act to prevent infection from reaching which other tissue type?
They type of cell junction that closes off the space between epithelial cells, thereby limiting the passage of small molecules, is the _____.
The type of cell junction that permits small sugar molecules and ions to pass from the cytoplasm of one cell to that of another is a _____.
Sometimes people confuse a cell with a tissue or with a part of a cell. Of the following, the only true cell is _____.
Male reproductive system
Examination of a tubular structure with the electron microscope reveals a lining of cells with stereocilia. This tissue is from the _____.
The cilium has a pair of microtubules in its center, but the core of the centriole does not
Which of the following is true concerning the arrangement of microtubules in a centriole compared to that in the core of a cilium?
A basal lamina plus a layer of reticular fibers equals a basement membrane
The difference between a basal lamina and a basement membrane is that _____.
Use logic to deduce which of the following tissues is on the anterior surface of a person's eyeball.
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