The correct order of events in tissue repair, from first to last, is ________.
inflammation, organization, and regeneration
Groups of cells that are similar in structure and perform a common or related function form a(n) ________.
Which of the following increases the surface area of certain epithelial tissues?
Connective tissue matrix is composed of ________.
fibers and ground substance
Select the correct statement regarding adipose tissue.
Its primary function is nutrient storage.
Which type of gland produces hormones?
The shape of the external ear is maintained by ________.
What tissue has lacunae, calcium salts, and blood vessels?
Tendons and ligaments are composed mainly of dense irregular connective tissue.
Which tissue repair process results in the formation of scar tissue?
Which tissue type is responsible for regulating and controlling body functions?
Intercalated discs and striations are found in skeletal muscle.
What are the three main components of connective tissue?
ground substance, fibers, and cells
Glands, such as the thyroid, that secrete their products directly into the blood rather than through ducts are classified as ________.
The reason that intervertebral discs exhibit a large amount of tensile strength, which allows them to absorb shock, is because they possess ________.
Which tissue is correctly paired with its primary cell type?
Which of the following is not a step in tissue repair?
Formation of new stem cells
Mesenchymal cells are most commonly found in ________ connective tissue.
Which tissue type consists of a sheet of cells that covers a body surface or lines a body cavity?
Which type of membrane is a dry membrane exposed to the air?
Exocrine glands ________.
secrete substances onto body surfaces
Epithelial tissues always exhibit apica-basal polarity; meaning that cell regions near the apical surface differ from those near the basal surface.
Which tissues have little to no functional regenerative capacity?
cardiac muscle and nervous tissue in the brain and spinal cord
Nervous tissue consists mainly of neurons and collagen fibers.
Which of the following is NOT a role of connective tissue?