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Histology Testbank: Lymphatic System 2

 

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.
What is a characteristic of a secondary nodule?
a. Germinal center
b. Lymphocytes
c. Capsule
d. Trabeculae
e. None of the above

2.
Which of the following is composed of epithelioreticular cells?
a. Spleen
b. Thymus
c. Bone marrow
d. Lymph node
e. None of the above

3.
What is the acronym for the diffuse lymphatic tissue in the respiratory tract?
a. BALT
b. DALT
c. FALT
d. GALT
e. HALT

4.
What are the localized concentrations of lymphocytes that are seen in the respiratory tract, genitourinary tract, and gastrointestinal tract?
a. Lymph follicles
b. White pulp
c. Peyer's patches
d. Lymph node
e. Diffuse lymphatic tissue

5.
What is the lymphatic tissue in the spleen called?
a. Lymph follicles
b. White pulp
c. Peyer's patches
d. Lymph node
e. Diffuse lymphatic tissue

6.
What are the splenic cords?
a. Cords of Billroth
b. Cords of Paneth
c. Cords of Bellini
d. Cords of Rothchild
e. Cords of Hassall

7.
When looking at the spleen, what are the invaginations of the capsule into the splenic parenchyma called?
a. Malpighian corpuscle
b. Trabeculae
c. White pulp
d. Red pulp
e. Cords of Billroth

8.
When looking at a lymph node, which term does not refer to the same region as all the others listed?
a. Deep cortex
b. Tertiary cortex
c. Outer cortex
d. Juxtamedullary cortex
e. Paracortical zone

9.
What are the spherical structures seen in the medulla of the thymus called?
a. Psammoma bodies
b. Corpora arenacea
c. Hassall's corpuscles
d. Prostatic concretions
e. Pacinian corpuscles

10.
Where are Peyer's patches located?
a. Esophagus
b. Stomach
c. Small intestine
d. Large intestine
e. Rectum

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