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Animal Tissue: Structure & Function 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. What are osteocytes?

Question 3 3. Why is blood still considered a connective tissue even though it isn't a structural connector like bone or cartilage?

Question 4 4. The most common type of cell found in bone connective tissue is an _____.

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. The functional unit of bone is an _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is FALSE about synapses?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is the best statement about the function of neurons?

Question 9 9. Membrane depolarization is caused by _____.

Question 10 10. What organ(s) are responsible for maintaining plasma volume?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is not found in plasma?

Question 12 12. What organ is responsible for removing old and damaged blood cells from the bloodstream?

Question 13 13. Collagen is found _____.

Question 14 14. Collagen is made by _____.

Question 15 15. What are collagen and elastin?

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Question 16 16. Where would you be most likely to find smooth muscle?

Question 17 17. Which type or types of muscles look striated when you view them under a microscope?

Question 18 18. Which of the three types of muscles are under your voluntary control?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a function of epithelial tissue?

Question 20 20. What is the thin layer of tissue that anchors epithelial tissue to deeper tissues called?

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Question 21 21. Why is there transitional epithelial tissue in the bladder?

Question 22 22. Where is areolar connective tissue NOT found?

Question 23 23. What main qualities do collagen fibers provide to areolar connective tissue?

Question 24 24. What physical quality is areolar connective tissue named for?

Question 25 25. What kind of blood cells often appear in lymph?

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Question 26 26. What color is most lymph?

Question 27 27. What is the term for the bath in which cells soak?

Question 28 28. Which type of cartilage is found at the ends of long bones?

Question 29 29. Which is the densest and toughest type of cartilage?

Question 30 30. Which is the most abundant type of cartilage in the human body?

Animal Tissue: Structure & Function Chapter Exam Instructions

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