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1

Cells are able to adapt to changes in work demands or threats to survival by changing their size, number, and type. T/F

True

2

Apoptic cell death and necrotic cell death are both pathologic forms of cell death that is unregulated and invariable injurious to the cell organism. T/F

False

3

Prolonged exposure to cold increases blood viscosity and induces vasoconstriction. T/F

True

4

Gas gangrene is a special type of gangrene that results from infection of devitalized tissues by one of several species of Clostridium bacteria. T/F

True

5

All mechanisms of cell injury (hypoxia, mechanical forces, extremes of temperature, electrical injuries, etc.) lead to irreversible cellular damage with cell destruction or death. T/F

False

6

Atrophy is the increase in the size of a tissue organ resulting from an increase in the size of the individual cells or in the number of cells. T/F

False- Hypertrophy

7

Dystrophic calcification involves the abnormal tissue deposition of calcium salts, together with smaller amounts of iron, magnesium, and other minerals in dead or dying tissue. T/F

True

8

Apoptosis is the term utilized for programmed cell death or cell suicide. T/F

True

9

Necrosis refers to cell death in an organ or tissue that is still part of a living person. T/F

True

10

Metaplasia represents an irreversible change in which one adult cell type is replaced by another adult cell type. T/F

False

11

What causes cell death during an MI?

Lack of oxygen initiates cell death, lactic acid then builds up

12

What causes the chest pain associated with an MI?

acute blockages of one of the coronary arteries causing insufficient supply of oxygen to blood. Nerves