04_ActiveLecturePRS - Epithelial tissue has several...

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Epithelial tissue has several distinctive properties. Which correctly lists these properties? 1. Avascular and cellularity 2. Polarity and regeneration 3. Contractility and excitability 4. 1 and 2
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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of epithelial tissue? 1. It is composed entirely of cells. 2. It stores energy reserves. 3. It is avascular. 4. It is capable of regeneration.
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An epithelial surface bears many microvilli. What is the probable function of this epithelium? 1. absorption 2. secretion 3. transportation 4. sensation
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What is the functional significance of gap junctions? 1. They maintain water-tight passages. 2. They resist stretching and twisting. 3. They share ions between adjacent cells 4. They attach cells to extracellular matrix.
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Using a light microscope, you examine a tissue and see a simple squamous epithelium on the outer surface. Can this be a sample of the skin’s surface? 1. Yes 2. No
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Why do the pharynx, esophagus, anus, and vagina have the same epithelial organization? 1. All are subject to mechanical trauma. 2. All are subject to abrasion. 3. All must be able to expand. 4. 1 and 2 are correct.
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secretions and then rupture, releasing their contents. Which type of secretion is this?
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course BIOL 2401 taught by Professor Rameriz during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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