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The Basic Components of Pathophysiology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If there is plenty of oxygen in the blood but none of it can be utilized by the tissues that are receiving it, this type of hypoxia is indicative of which of the following?

Question 2 2. How can a microscope be used to detect cell swelling?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a fat-soluble vitamin?

Question 4 4. Which of the following refers to cooling of the body after death?

Question 5 5. When is cell swelling no longer reversible?

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Question 6 6. Emma goes to the doctor because she has brown pigmentation in her eyes. Why might the doctor diagnose her with lipofuscinosis?

Question 7 7. Endotoxins are part of a _____.

Question 8 8. Carbohydrates in the cell membrane contribute to which of the following?

Question 9 9. Apoptosis is also known as _____

Question 10 10. The body's energy currency is known as:

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Question 11 11. Cushing's syndrome is also known as:

Question 12 12. A condition where a mother's antibodies cross the placenta to destroy her child's red blood cells is called:

Question 13 13. This type of necrosis is most often associated with ischemia, infarcts, or other causes of hypoxia:

Question 14 14. Which of the following changes would most likely NOT be considered something that can really help in establishing a range for the time of death? (Choose the best answer)

Question 15 15. Which of the following refers to the contraction of muscles after death?

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Question 16 16. Cell swelling is also known as:

Question 17 17. A patient comes into the ER hospital and you are assigned the case. You notice he's had both of his legs massively crushed in a bad accident. After running some blood tests it's obvious the patient has myoglobinemia, or high levels of myoglobin in the blood. Furthermore, a urine sample reveals very dark brown urine. What should you directly be concerned about based on these facts?

Question 18 18. A tumor suppressor protein involved in signaling a cell to commit suicide is called _____.

Question 19 19. A granuloma is a collection of many immune cells, including macrophages, that occurs as a result of a long-standing disease process. Since you know that granulomas are associated with chronic, or long term, disease processes, then you can deduce that some granulomas are most likely to be associated with which kind of necrosis?

Question 20 20. Vaccination is:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following involves the malfunction of the cell's 'stomach'?

Question 22 22. One example of a vaccine is (the):

Question 23 23. A patient who was bedridden for 3 months is now exhibiting a reduction in muscle volume. This is an example of _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is involved in cell communication?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a function of an epithelial tissue?

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Question 26 26. Endotoxins are sometimes called:

Question 27 27. One form of immunotherapy includes the use of monoclonal _____:

Question 28 28. Why is a deficiency of vitamin D dangerous?

Question 29 29. After a pap-smear a pre-cancerous sign was observed. This sign was probably _____.

Question 30 30. The over accumulation of iron has been implicated in which of the following?

The Basic Components of Pathophysiology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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