Ch. 5 Connective Tissue

  1. Which of the following is NOT an example of connective tissue?

    A. Transitional
  2. Which of the following fibers is NOT found in connective tissue matrix?

    C. Fibroblastic
  3. Fibroblasts are usually present in the greatest numbers in which type of tissue?

    A. Areolar
  4. Adipose tissue performs which of the following functions?

    D. All of the above
  5. Which of the following connective tissue types forms the framework of the spleen, lymph nodes, and bone marrow?

    B. Reticular
  6. The mature cells of bone are called:

    D. Osteocytes

    • osteoblasts-bone forming
    • osteoclasts-bone destroying
  7. The basic structural unit of bone is the microscopic:

    A. Osteon
  8. Mature bone grows and is reshaped by the simultaneous activity of which two cells?

    B. Osteoblasts and Osteoclasts
  9. The most prevalent type of cartilage is:

    A. Hyaline cartilage
  10. When mast cells encounter an allergen, they release the chemical:

    A. Histamine
  11. T/F The most prevalent types of cells in areolar connective tissue are fibroblasts and macrophages.
  12. T/F The terms osteon and haversian system are synonymous
  13. T/F The long bones of the body are formed through the process of intramembranous ossification.
    False. Endochondral ossification
  14. T/F Carilage is perhaps the most vascular tissue in the human body.
    False. It is the most avascular (lacking blood cells)
  15. T/F Many researchers believe that one of the most basic factors in the aging process is the change in the molecular structure of collagen.
  16. T/F The greater a person's weight while immersed, the higher the body-fat percentage.
  17. Loose Areolar Connective Tissue
    • Bundles of collagenous fibers
    • Elastic Fibers
  18. Adipose Tissue
    • Storage area for fat
    • Nucleus
    • Plasma Membrane
  19. Dense Regular Fibrous Connective Tissue
    • Fibroblasts
    • Collagenous fibers
  20. Elastic Cartilage Connective Tissue
    • Elastic Fibers
    • Lacunae
    • Chondrocyte
  21. Compact bone tissue
    • Lacunae
    • Osteon
    • Central Canal (Haversian)
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Ch. 5 Connective Tissue
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