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Histology Testbank: Hepatobiliary System 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 detailed answers and explanations.

1.
What cells of the pancreas secrete insulin?
a. Islets of Langerhans
b. Alpha cells
c. Beta cells
d. Delta cells
e. Gamma cells

2.
What is the pancreatic duct?
a. Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses
b. Ducts of Luschka
c. Duct of Wirsung
d. Ampulla of Vater
e. Sphincter of Oddi

3.
What structure is at the angle of the liver lobule?
a. Lobule
b. Portal triad
c. Central vein
d. Hepatocyte
e. Sinusoids

4.
Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
a. Cholecystokinin production
b. Bile production
c. Detoxification
d. Albumin production
e. Synthesis of clotting factors

5.
What cells of the pancreas secrete glucagon?
a. Islets of Langerhans
b. Alpha cells
c. Beta cells
d. Delta cells
e. Gamma cells

6.
What are the connection between the cystic duct and liver?
a. Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses
b. Ducts of Luschka
c. Duct of Wirsung
d. Ampulla of Vater
e. Sphincter of Oddi

7.
Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?
a. Conversion of glucose into glycogen
b. Storage of glycogen
c. Storage of bile
d. Storage of fat soluble vitamins
e. Cholesterol synthesis

8.
What cells of the pancreas secrete pancreatic polypeptide?
a. Islets of Langerhans
b. Alpha cells
c. Beta cells
d. Delta cells
e. Gamma cells

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