histology review questions

  1. the areolar tissue's function is to support, protect, insulate and store food (t/f)
  2. the adipose tissue's function is to support, protect, insulate and store food (t/f)
  3. the muscle tissues are highly cellular and vascular (t/f)
  4. the connective tissue contains many different types of cells including macrophages, fibroblasts, plasma cells, fat cells, melanocytes and white blood cells (t/f)
  5. axons carry the nerved impulse towards the cell body (t/f)
  6. the reason the urinary bladder is lined with transitional epithelium is to allow for expansion and contraction (t/f)
  7. dendrites carry the nerved impulse towards the cell body (t/f)
  8. the connective tissue is the most abundant tissue found throughout the body (t/f)
  9. stratified tissues refer to the arrangement of the cells (t/f)
  10. cancellous bones are also called compact bones (t/f)
  11. what are the main functions of the epithelial tissues
    protection and secretion
  12. where do you find transitional cells
  13. the microscopic examination of tissue is referred to as
  14. the connective tissues primarily responsible for delivering oxygen and nutrients to the body's tissues are
  15. the material that is found between cells and delivers oxygen and nutrients to tissues
    intercellular substance
  16. one of the following statements regarding epithelial tissue is true
    it covers and protects body surfaces and lines body cavities
  17. a type of connective tissue composed of fibroblasts that produce long fibers of collagen that have considerable tensile strength is
    white fibrous
  18. what type of cartilage is found along the spine and in between the vertabrae
    white fibrous
  19. what is the basic unit of a compact bone
    haversian system
  20. elastic cartilage is found in the
  21. which of the following categories do not generally have a white appearance
    elastic fibers
  22. the WBC's and RBC's belong to which type of connective tissue
  23. the most common type of cartilage which is found at the ends of long bones and is smooth and glass like is
  24. in the outer bone, the osteocytes are found in the
  25. in the nervous tissue, a cell type actually acts as the "connective tissue" it is called
  26. the substance found in between cells whose function it is to hold cells together is the
    intercellular substance
  27. the type of specialized cardiac muscle cells that conduct the signals from the pacemaker to the cardiac muscles is called
    purkinje cells
  28. the following are classifications of epithelial tissues according to the arrangement and shape of cells EXCEPT
    squamous pseudostratified
  29. one of the following is true regarding the nervous tissue
    it initiates and transmits nerve impules that coordinate body activities
  30. the three components of all tissues are
    • cells
    • tissue fluid
    • intracellular substance
  31. what are the four types of tissues
    • nervous
    • muscular
    • connective
    • epithelial
  32. skeletal muscle
    • voluntary, striated
    • attached to long bones
  33. smooth muscle
    • involuntary, non-striated
    • found around internal organs (intestinal tract)
  34. cardiac muscle
    • involuntary, striated
    • intercalated disc
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histology review questions
VT8 mid term part 3 histology review questions