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Histology Testbank: Connectvie Tissue 3

 

Instructions: For each histology question, pick the one best answer. This histology test bank is also useful for the histology questions on the USMLE (USMLE step 1). Click here for answers and detailed explanations.

1.
Which of the following is NOT primarily composed of connective tissue?
a. Spinal cord
b. Pubic symphysis
c. Ligament
d. Areolar tissue
e. Organ capsule

2.
Which connective tissue cell type produces the ground substance in connective tissue?
a. Fibroblast
b. Myofibroblast
c. Histiocyte
d. Plasma cell
e. Mast cell

3.
Which connective tissue cell is derived from B lymphocytes?
a. Fibroblast
b. Myofibroblast
c. Histiocyte
d. Plasma cell
e. Mast cell

4.
Which of the following can be classified as "specialized connective tissue"?
a. Mesenchyme
b. Bone
c. Dense connective tissue
d. Mucous connective tissue
e. Loose connective tissue

5.
Which of the following can be classified as "connective tissue proper"?
a. Bone
b. Blood
c. Adipose tissue
d. Loose irregular connective tissue
e. Cartilage

6.
What type of connective tissue is an undifferentiated tissue found in the embryo?
a. Mucous connective tissue
b. Mesenchyme
c. Loose irregular connective tissue
d. Dense irregular connective tissue
e. Dense regular connective tissue

7.
What type of tissue is a ligament composed of?
a. Mucous connective tissue
b. Mesenchyme
c. Loose irregular connective tissue
d. Dense irregular connective tissue
e. Dense regular connective tissue

8.
Which of the following is not associated with connective tissue?
a. Tightly packed cells
b. Extracellular fibers
c. Tissue fluid
d. Ground substance
e. None of the above; all of the above are seen with connective tissue

9.
Which of the following would be best suited to visualize lipid?
a. Wright's stain
b. Hematoxylin and eosin stain
c. Sudan stain
d. Silver impregnation
e. Masson's trichrome stain

10.
A beauty treatment for the reduction of wrinkles is the injection of hyaluronic acid into the wrinkle. What is hyaluronic acid?
a. Dermatan sulfate
b. Proteoglycan
c. Glycosaminoglycan
d. Chondroitin sulfate
e. Keratan sulfate

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