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1

Substances that remain within the body, such as,regulatory molecules and mucus, are
called excretions. T or F

False
secretions

2

Gap junctions are most commonly found in the intestinal epithelial cells, the heart, and smooth muscle tissue. T or F.

False

3

In apocrine glands, granules are stored in the cells until the apex is full, then the top of the cell is released with the granules into the duct system.
T or F

False
releases into hair follicle

4

Serous secretions are watery and contain a high concentration of enzymes, whereas mucous secretions are thick, viscous, and composed of glycoproteins. T or F

True

5

Connective tissue has no direct blood supply, and epithelial tissue is vascularized. T or F

False
Should be avascularized

6

Elastic fibers are found more abundantly in the vocal cords,lungs, skin, and walls of
blood vessels. Tor F

True

7

Diapedesis is the word used to describe the movement of leukocytes through walls
of tiny blood vessels: T or F

True

8

Mast cells are found as far away from blood vessels as possible so their contents cannot be released directly into the blood stream'

False
Found near the bloodstream, where they can release their contents directly into the bloodstream and where they can most effectively guard against foreign proteins or microbes

9

Dense fibrous elastic tissues make up tendons, which are structures that connect muscles to bones. T or F

True

10

Cartilage is a specialized connective tissue that contains an abundant supply of nerves. t or f
' verGs'-

false
no nerves

11

Bone is a specialized connective tissue that is well vascularized, protects vital organs such as the brain and heart, acts as a calcium reserve, and is the site of blood cell production and fat storage t or f

true

12

Mucous membranes form an important role in monitoring and controlling what enters the body.
t or F

True