Chapter 4 Tissues
1. The four primary tissue types are
a. epithelial, cartilage, muscle, and brain.
b. connective, eipithelial, skin, and blood.
c. epithelial, connective, muscle, and nerve.
d. glands, bone, lungs, and kidney.
e. bone, skin, blood, and muscle.
2. Epithelial tissue is characterized by
a. tightly packed cells.
b. absence of any basement membrane.
c. extensive extracellular matrix.
d. a rich blood supply.
e. both tightly packed cells and a rich blood supply.
3. Which of the following characteristics is NOT consistent with simple squamous epithelial tissue?
4. Which of the following characteristics is NOT consistent with simple squamous epithelial tissue?
a. little extracellular material
b. rest on a basement membrane
c. has good blood supply within it
d. the cells are thin and flat (not thick)
e. acts as a permeability barrier
5. What is a small protein channel that allows the passage of ions and small molecules between cells?
b. zonula adherens
c. zonula occludens
d. gap junction
6. What type of epithelial tissue is found in the kidney tubules?
a. simple cuboidal epithelium
b. simple columnar epithelium
c. stratified squamous epithelium
d. pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium
e. transitional epithelium
7. The secretions of endocrine glands are released directly
a. onto the skin surface.
b. into the bloodstream.
c. into a gland duct.
d. into the nervous tissue.
e. into the lumen of a tube.
8. A general characteristic of connective tissue is that it
a. consists of cells with much extracellular material (matrix) between them.
b. has no blood supply to the tissue.
c. covers the outside of organs.
d. is commonly found lining body cavities.
9. Cartilage heals slowly after an injury because
a. this tissue type is very complex.
b. it contains so much... [continues]
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