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1

A many layered epithelium with cubodial basal cells and flat cells at its surface would be classified as______

stratified squamous

2

edema occurs when

areolar tissue soaks up fluid in an inflamed area

3

If you consider your home air conditioner in terms of homeostasis, then the wall thermostat would be the___

control center

4

The study of large body structures, visible to the naked is is called ______ anatomy

gross

5

a good example of positive feedback mechanism would be _____

enhancement of labor contractions

6

Is muscle tissue highly cellular and well vascularizeD?

yes

7

How is hyaline cartilage different from elastic or fibrocartilage?

Fibers are not normally visible

8

Cell type not found in areolar connective tissue

chondrocytes

9

General purpose of negative feedback?

maintain homeostasis

10

fiber type that gives connective tissue great tensile strength?

collagen

11

connective tissue matrix is composed of ______

fibers and ground substance

12

What is not found in the matrix of cartilage but is found in bone?

blood vessels

13

what are subdivisions of anatomy?

regional, systemic and surface

14

the reason intervertebral discs exhibit a large amount of tensile strength, which alllows them to absorb shock, is because they possess _______

collagen fibers

15

What kind of epithelium appears to have two or three layers of cells, but all the cells are in contact with the basement membrane

pseudostratified columnar

16

mesenchymal cells are most commonly found in _______ connective tissue

embryonic

17

what is the study of the structures in a particular region?

cytology

18

the simple columnar epithelium that form absorptive cells of the digestive tract have which characteristic?

dense microvili

19

what system responds fastest to enviornmental stimuli?

nervous

20

single most abundant chemical substance of the body accounting for 60-80% of body weight is

water

21

the blast cell for blood production is

hemocytoblast

22

what epithelia protects against abrasion

stratified epithelia

23

what is true about homeostatic imbalance?

it is the cause of most diseases

24

a structure that is composed of two or more tissue types that work together to perform specific functions for the body is an ____

organ

25

the shape of the external ear is maintained by _______

elastic cartilage

26

homeostasis is ____

body maintains a relatively stable enviornment

27

what tissue has lacunae, calcium salts and blood vessels?

osseous tissue

28

single-celled layer of epithelium that forms the lining of serous membranes?

simple squamous

29

glands, such as the thyroid, that secrete their products directly into the blood rather than through ducts are classified as____

endocrine

30

inability to absorb digested nutrients and secrete mucus might indicate a disorder in what tissue?

simple columnar

31

the study of tissues is called ?

histology

32

what tissue lines most of the respiratory tract?

pseudostratified columnar