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Connective Tissue Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Endochondral ossification is the process by which:

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

Question 3 3. Which of the following tissues provides insulation to the body?

Question 4 4. Justin lost 8 pounds during the summer. Which type tissue was primarily reduced in Justin's body?

Question 5 5. The red bone marrow is the place for _____, or red blood cell formation.

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Question 6 6. As we age, about half of our bone marrow is converted to yellow bone marrow, which is made primarily of _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a sesamoid bone?

Question 8 8. Red blood cells are also known as:

Question 9 9. Chondroblasts are specialized cells, which produce _____.

Question 10 10. Which type connective tissue provides support to the body, is less rigid than bone and contains chondrocytes?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following are made primarily of fibrous connective tissue?

Question 12 12. Loose connective tissue is used as a base for epithelial tissues and it has _____ scattered on its extracellular matrix.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is true about reticular fibers?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the location where connective tissues attach to epithelial tissues?

Question 15 15. 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 16 16. What are osteocytes?

Question 17 17. Why is blood still considered a connective tissue even though it isn't a structural connector like bone or cartilage?

Question 18 18. On an x-ray, a closed epiphyseal plate can be seen on a bone. What does this mean?

Question 19 19. Intramembranous ossification is primarily responsible for forming which bones?

Question 20 20. The order of cartilages from greatest to fewest chondrocytes is:

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Question 21 21. In cartilage connective tissue, which of the following forms the extracellular matrix?

Question 22 22. Why do you think a bone marrow transplant can be a cure for certain diseases of the blood?

Question 23 23. Which type of bone makes up approximately 80% of the human skeleton?

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

Question 25 25. What might happen if a growing child does not receive enough minerals such as calcium in his diet?

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Question 26 26. What two things are connected by a tendon?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. How are carbon dioxide and oxygen transported throughout the body?

Question 29 29. What is the order of the white blood cells (leukocytes) in our bodies from GREATEST to LEAST abundant?

Question 30 30. Which of the following are the two main types of cell found in connective tissue?

Connective Tissue Chapter Exam Instructions

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