The Tissue Level Of Organization

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Question 1
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Which statement about tissues is correct?

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A

Tissues are always in the form of sheets of cells.

B

All the organs of an organ system are composed of a single tissue type.

C

A tissue is composed of a single type of cell.

D

An organ combines several different tissues.

E

Tissues are microscopic, and invisible to the naked eye.

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Question 2
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Where is the tissue level of organization?

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A

between cells and organs

B

between organelles and cells

C

between organs and organ systems

D

between atoms and molecules

E

between molecules and organelles

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Question 3
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The study of tissues is called

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A

cytology.

B

toxicology.

C

microbiology.

D

histology.

E

mycology.

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Question 4
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Which one of the following is not one of the four main tissue categories?

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A

muscle tissue

B

neural tissue

C

osseous tissue

D

connective tissue

E

epithelial tissue

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Question 5
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Which of the four basic tissue types form coverings or linings of organs?

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A

muscle tissue

B

epithelial tissue

C

protective tissue

D

neural tissue

E

connective tissue

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Question 6
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Neural tissue

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A
carries information from one part of the body to another.
B
can contract.
C
fills spaces in the body.
D
stores energy.
E
forms glands.
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Question 7
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Any substance that enters or leaves your body must cross

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A
muscle tissue.
B
connective tissue.
C
secretory tissue.
D
neural tissue.
E
epithelial tissue.
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Question 8
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The tissue that always has an apical and a basal surface is ________ tissue.

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A
epithelial
B
connective
C
muscle
D
basal
E
apical
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Question 9
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Characteristics of epithelia include all of the following except

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attachment.
B
avascularity.
C
regeneration.
D
polarity.
E
extracellular matrix.
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Question 10
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Epithelial cells that line the small intestine transport nutrients into the body. Directional transportisassociated with the epithelial tissue property of

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avascularity.
B
regeneration.
C
cellularity.
D
polarity.
E
attachment.
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Question 11
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Epithelial cells that are adapted for absorption usually have ________ at their free surface.

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A
mitochondria
B
cilia
C
microvilli
D
junctional complexes
E
Golgi complexes
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Question 12
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Close examination of a healthy organ reveals a lining of several layers of cells. The layers do not containany blood vessels and one surface of the cells lines the cavity of the organ. This tissue is a type of

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A
epithelium.
B
muscle tissue.
C
connective tissue.
D
neural tissue.
E
fat tissue.
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Question 13
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An epithelial cell can be divided into two functional regions. They are the ________ and the basal surface.

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A
apical
B
pinnacle
C
topical
D
crest
E
apogeal
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Question 14
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The junction type that lets neighboring cells exchange small molecules is the

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A
desmosome.
B
hemidesmosome.
C
gap junction.
D
tight junction.
E
zonula adherens.
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Question 15
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A type of intercellular junction that stops materials from crossing an epithelium between cells is called a(n)

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A
tight junction.
B
gap junction.
C
intermediate junction.
D
desmosome.
E
hemidesmosome.
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Question 16
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Dead skin cells are shed in thin sheets because they are held together by "spots" of proteoglycan reinforced by intermediate filaments. Such strong intercellular connections are called

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A
gap junctions.
B
intermediate junctions.
C
tight junctions.
D
desmosomes.
E
junctional complexes.
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Question 17
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________ are proteins that connect adjacent cells at a gap junction.

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A
Bindins
B
Adhesions
C
Connexins
D
Attachons
E
Tieons
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Question 18
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In stratified epithelia adapted to resist mechanical forces, which of the following types of cell-to-cell junctions are especially abundant?

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A
tight junctions
B
basolateral junctions
C
gap junctions
D
hemidesmosomes
E
desmosomes
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Question 19
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Epithelium is connected to underlying connective tissue by

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A
keratin.
B
interfacial canals.
C
a basement membrane.
D
a reticular lamina.
E
proteoglycan.
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Question 20
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Germinative cells

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A
start in the superficial layers of epithelial tissue.
B
cannot divide in the deep layers of epithelial tissue.
C
make up most of the epithelial type of tissue.
D
divide continually to produce new epithelial cells.
E
cannot function in the repair of epithelial tissue.
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