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Connective Tissue Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Cartilage is a type of _____.

Question 2 2. Fat is a very specialized type of loose connective tissue called adipose tissue. Which of the following is NOT a function of fat?

Question 3 3. What fibrous connective tissue, along with muscle, primarily makes up our rotator cuff?

Question 4 4. What might happen if a growing child does not receive enough minerals such as calcium in his diet?

Question 5 5. Mary has just had a baby in the middle of winter, and she is extremely anxious that her baby will be cold. Mary's doctor explains to her that her baby has an extra amount of a type of tissue that is designed to keep her baby warm. Which of the following types of tissue was Mary's doctor most likely talking about?

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Question 6 6. What two things are connected by a tendon?

Question 7 7. What is the order of the white blood cells (leukocytes) in our bodies from GREATEST to LEAST abundant?

Question 8 8. Connective tissues are cells that are surrounded by an extracellular matrix or non-cellular material. Which of the following is NOT part of an extracellular matrix?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. How is cartilage different from bone and muscle?

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

Question 13 13. If you break a bone, the part of the bone that might bleed would be found in the _____.

Question 14 14. How are carbon dioxide and oxygen transported throughout the body?

Question 15 15. The most important type of wandering cell in connective tissue is the:

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Question 16 16. _____ is the surface of bone to which muscles and tendons attach.

Question 17 17. The order of cartilages from greatest to fewest chondrocytes is:

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 types of fiber makes up the spleen?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is the location where connective tissues attach to epithelial tissues?

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Question 21 21. Fibrous connective tissue is primarily made up of _____.

Question 22 22. Which fibrous connective tissue connects bones to other bones?

Question 23 23. Which bone marking is found at the end of bones and helps form a joint?

Question 24 24. The functional unit of bone is an _____.

Question 25 25. High tensile strength is a characteristic of:

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Question 26 26. If you examined an area in the body where a lot of muscles are connected together, such as the back, what are you likely to find?

Question 27 27. On an x-ray, a closed epiphyseal plate can be seen on a bone. What does this mean?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. The most common type of cell found in bone connective tissue is an _____.

Question 30 30. 'The glue which holds our body together' describes which of the following types of fiber?

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