What happens to an erythrocyte when placed in a

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1. What happens to an erythrocyte when placed in a hypertonic solution? A. The cell will lose water and become crenated. B. There will be a net gain of water by the cell causing the cell to swell. C. Water will be gained by the cell until it lyses. D. Water will continue to move across the cell membrane, but there will be no net gain or loss since erythrocytes are also hypertonic. E. Loss of water from the cell will eventually plasmolyze the cell. 2. What organ system is responsible for regulating the osmotic balance of blood? 3. An epithelial tissue was found to have several layers of cells. The layer of cells next to the basement membrane was cuboidal in shape and those at the apical surface were flattened. How should this epithelial tissue be described? 4. What are two characteristics of an exocrine gland? 5. What type of animal tissue is characterized as having an extensive amount of extracellular matrix but a sparse cell population? A. skeletal muscle tissue B. nervous tissue C. connective tissue D. epithelial tissue E. smooth muscle tissue 6. What cell type would you expect to find in fat tissue?
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Animal Form and Function 19 7. What compartment contains most of the water in your body? 8. In some circumstances an animal’s body prepares for a change in a variable before the change actually occurs. What process is responsible for that ability? 9. When an animal structure is composed of two or more tissues in a particular pattern what is the structure called? A. organ system B. super tissue C. superior tissue D. organ E. organism 10. How does a neurotransmitter differ from a hormone?
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