a. Defending the body against infection
b. Holding body fluids
c. Storing nutrients as fat
d. Support and protect all tissues
e. Movement of body
Which of the following is NOT a function of epithelial tissues?
Epithelial cells have all of the following properties except:
a. the ability to rapidly divide and replace dead cells.
c. .specialized contact junctions
d. support by adipose tissues.
Which of the following is found on the surface of the skin?
a. Stratified cuboidal epithelium
b. Stratified squamous epithelium
c. Areolar connective tissue
d. Simple columnar epithelium
Which of the following is NOT an example of connective tissue?
a. Hyaline cartilage
c. Compact bone
Which of the following types of epithelial tissue provides the greatest amount of protection?
a. Stratified columnar
b. Pseudostratified ciliated columnar
c. Simple squamous
e. Stratified squamous
Epithelial tissue is named according to
a. location in the body
c. cell size
d. cell shape and layer arrangement
Which of the following tissues lines the majority of the digestive tract?
a. Stratified cuboidal
c. Pseudostratified ciliated columnar
d. Simple squamous
e. Simple columnar
Which of the following tissue types controls most other tissues?
b. Nervous tissue
c. Epithelial tissue
e. Muscle tissue
A type of connective tissue that provides primary support and protection for body structures is:
b. nervous tissue.
c. muscle tissue.
d. bone tissue.
Which of the following best describes a squamous-shaped cell?
a. A flattened, scale-like cell
b. A cell that is taller than it is wide
c. A cell that possesses the ability to change its shape
d. A spherical-shaped cell
e. A cell that is as wide as it is tall
Inability to absorb digested nutrients and secrete mucus might indicate a disorder in which tissue?
a. stratified squamous
c. simple columnar
d. simple squamous
The transitional epithelium is found in the
a. urinary bladder
What type of epithelial tissue is found in the epidermis?
b. stratified sqamous epithelium.
c. transitional epithelium.
d. stratified cuboidal epithelia.
This type of epithelial tissue lines the interior of blood vessels.
c. Simple cuboidal
d. Stratified squamous
What type of epithelial cells line the stomach? :
a. transitional epithelial cell.
b. simple squamous epithelial cell.
c. simple cuboidal epithelial cell.
d. stratified squamous epithelial cell.
e. simple columnar epithelial cell.
f. pseudostratified columnar epithelial cell.
Blood is considered a connective tissue because:
a. it contains proteins
b. it provides support.
c. it carries oxygen
d. it has a matrix (the fluid portion of blood) between the blood cells
Cilia are found in.
a. digestive system
b. nervous system
c. endocrine system
d. respiratory system
Which of the following is an endocrine glands?
a. sweat gland
b. mucus gland
c. Thyroid gland
d. salivary gland
What type of tissue forms tendons (collagen)?
a. Epithelial tissue
d. Connective tissue
Simple columnar epithelium of the digestive tract is characterized by:
b. a rich vascular supply.
d. long cilia.
Which one of the following is not a connective tissue?
d. Nervous tissue
a. is highly vascularized.
b. is supported by connective tissue (basement membrane).
c. is usually acellular.
d. contains a number of neuron types.
A single-celled layer of epithelium that forms thyroid follicles is:
a. simple transitional.
b. simple columnar.
c. simple squamous.
d. simple cuboidal.
Which statement best describes connective tissue?
a. usually contains a large amount of binding tissue (matrix)
b. always arranged in a single layer of cells
c. primarily concerned with secretion
d. usually lines a body cavity
Type of epithelial cells found in fallopian tube:
a. Simple squamous
b. simple ciliated columnar
c. Stratified squamous
d. Simple cuboidal
Organized groups of cells (plus their intercellular substances) that have a common purpose form a (an)
d. organ system
Which of the following epithelial tissue types is best adapted for the rapid transport of materials across its membranes?
b. Stratified squamous
c. Stratified cuboidal
d. Simple squamous
e. Pseudostratified ciliated columnar
Which of the following epithelial cells provide protection?
a. Simple squamous cells
b. Simple cuboidal cells
c. Stratified squamous
d. Simple columnar
Squamous epithelial cells are
a. cube shaped
b. flat and thin
c. tall and thin
d. tall and cube