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Connective Tissue Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A young person comes into a doctor's office with severe arthritis in his joints, floppy-looking ears and a strangely shaped nose. Based only on these three observations, what type of connective tissue is functioning abnormally in this person?

Question 2 2. Phagocytosis is the process by which macrophages _____.

Question 3 3. Justin lost 8 pounds during the summer. Which type tissue was primarily reduced in Justin's body?

Question 4 4. Fibrous connective tissue is primarily made up of _____.

Question 5 5. Which type of bone makes up approximately 80% of the human skeleton?

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Question 6 6. Red blood cells are also known as:

Question 7 7. You are looking through a microscope at a piece of cartilage. You see a great number of chondrocytes in the slide. Which of the following is most likely the type of cartilage you are inspecting?

Question 8 8. Intramembranous ossification is primarily responsible for forming which bones?

Question 9 9. Which of the following tissues provides insulation to the body?

Question 10 10. What is the order of the white blood cells (leukocytes) in our bodies from GREATEST to LEAST abundant?

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Question 11 11. If osteocyte means bone cell, osteoblasts are responsible for bone formation, and osteoclasts are responsible for the breaking down of bones to repair them, what do you think the endings -cyte, -blast, and -clast mean?

Question 12 12. How are carbon dioxide and oxygen transported throughout the body?

Question 13 13. Which of the following helps us form scabs?

Question 14 14. Cartilage is a type of _____.

Question 15 15. Why don't we catch the same cold twice?

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Question 16 16. 'The glue which holds our body together' describes which of the following types of fiber?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a sesamoid bone?

Question 18 18. Why do you think a bone marrow transplant can be a cure for certain diseases of the blood?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true about reticular fibers?

Question 20 20. The red bone marrow is the place for _____, or red blood cell formation.

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Question 21 21. Loose connective tissue is used as a base for epithelial tissues and it has _____ scattered on its extracellular matrix.

Question 22 22. As we age, about half of our bone marrow is converted to yellow bone marrow, which is made primarily of _____.

Question 23 23. Which bone type is primarily responsible for the structural support of our skeleton?

Question 24 24. Chondroblasts are specialized cells, which produce _____.

Question 25 25. Why is blood still considered a connective tissue even though it isn't a structural connector like bone or cartilage?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following are made primarily of fibrous connective tissue?

Question 27 27. Endochondral ossification is the process by which:

Question 28 28. What two things are connected by a tendon?

Question 29 29. Which type connective tissue provides support to the body, is less rigid than bone and contains chondrocytes?

Question 30 30. The order of cartilages from greatest to fewest chondrocytes is:

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