Microvilli: Definition & Function


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Microvilli are extensions of _____.

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1. Microvilli are finger-like projections that are a network of _____ and cytoplasm.

2. Microvilli are frequently found in the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be questioned on subjects concerning the location, functions, and properties of microvilli.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will ask you about the following:

  • Where microvilli are found in the body and in cells
  • Network to which microvilli belong
  • Microvilli's main function
  • Increase of surface area by microvilli

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the microvilli
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding the function of the microvilli and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the placement of the microvilli

Additional Learning

If you're determined to learn more about microvilli, you can further your comprehension by reviewing the lesson Microvilli: Definition & Function. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Significance of microvilli
  • How the microvilli work
  • What the microvilli do
  • Structure of the microvilli