Specialized cells of the same type that perform a common function are called:
__________ are considered cancers of epithelial tissues and ________ are considered cancers of muscle or connective tissue.
Which cartilage is found in discs between the vertebrae?
Skeletal muscle fibers are ______.
Glands that secrete their product into ducts are called ______ glands.
___________ is the most common type of cartilage.
Pseudostratified columnar epithelia would likely be found in the ________.
The three components of connective tissue are _______.
|A)||cells, ground substance, and carbohydrate fibers|
|B)||cells, fat, and protein fibers|
|C)||cells, ground substance, and protein fibers|
|D)||cells, ground substance, and enzymes|
In cartilage, the cells lie in small chambers called ______.
In compact bone, bone cells are located in lacunae that are arranged in concentric circles within tiny cylinders called _____.
Identify the common precaution for avoiding skin cancer.
|A)||wear sunglasses treated to absorb UV-A and UV-B radiation|
|B)||wear protective clothing|
|C)||use broad spectrum sunscreen|
|D)||All of the above.|
______ are essential components of blood that are the fragments of giant cells?
The ______ is the liquid portion of the blood.
A distinguishing characteristic of cardiac muscle cells is the presence of ____________.
Skeletal muscle is known as _____ muscle.
Which layer of the skin protects the body from bacterial infection and water loss?
In nerve tissue, neuroglial cells serve to ______.
|C)||provide nutrients to neurons|
|D)||support, protect, and provide nutrients to neurons|
Arrector pili muscles function to __________.
|A)||control size of blood vessels|
|B)||move skeletal bones|
|C)||cause intestines to contract|
|D)||pull hairs erect|
Sweat glands are also known as ____ glands.
The type of homeostatic mechanism that reduces any changes or keeps a variable close to a particular point is called:
|D)||None of the above positive feedback.|