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Week 4 Chapters 8, 9, & 10

Adipose tissue is a storage tissue
The skin glands include three kinds of microscopic glands. They are the __________ glands. sweat, sebaceous, and ceruminous
The union of basal and fibroreticular laminae forms the basement membrane.
The epidermis is composed of several types of epithelial cells. One type, called keratinocytes, become filled with a tough, fibrous protein called keratin
The conducting unit of the nerve tissue is the neuron
All glands in the body can be classified as either exocrine or endocrine.
Which of the following is not a principal type of tissue? cardiac
The mixed secretions of sebaceous and ceruminous glands form a brown waxy substance called the cerumen
Which principal type of tissue covers and protects body surfaces and lines body cavities? epithelial
Stratified squamous (keratinized) epithelial cells are found in the epidermis
Which of the following tissues lacks a direct blood supply and consequently heals very slowly? cartilage
Which of the following contains intercalated disks? cardiac muscle
Around the sixth month of pregnancy, the developing fetus is almost entirely covered by a fine soft hair coat called the lanugo
The basic determinant of skin color is melanin
The two major categories of body membranes are epithelial and connective
Which of the following is an example of a serous membrane? pleura , peritoneum, pericardium
The structure that lies deep to the dermis and forms a connection between the skin and the underlying structures of the body is the hypodermis
The _____ junction “glues” the epidermis and dermis together and provides mechanical support for the epidermis. dermoepidermal
Which of the following is not a primary germ layer? epiderm
The fluid environment that fills the spaces between the cells of the body is called extracellular matrix
The dermis is composed of two layers, a thin papillary layer and a thick _____ layer. reticular
The connective tissue membranes that line the spaces between bones and joints are called _____ membranes. synovial
Each hair follicle has a small bundle of involuntary muscles attached to it called the arrector pili muscle
Of the many different kinds of protein compounds in the body, which is the most abundant? collagen
The most abundant and widespread tissue in the body is connective
Besides water, extracellular matrix contains proteins and proteoglycans
The strongest and most durable type of cartilage is fibrocartilage
A lubricating substance produced by goblet cells is called mucus
The tip of the nose and the external ear are composed of elastic cartilage
Cells in a tissue are surrounded by or embedded in a complex extracellular material called a matrix
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