Practice Practical Exam



Practice classifying types of epithelia.  Pass your pointer over the photograph to learn the answer

| Question 1. | Question 2 Question 3. |

| Question 4. Question 5. Question 6. | Question 7. |

| Question 8. | Question 9. | Question 10. |

| Question 11. | Question 12. |

 

Questions about epithelial specializations and functions.

| Question 13.| Question 14 | Question 15 | Question 16 |

| Question 17 | Question 18 |

 

As you study epithelia in this and subsequent blocks,

Think about how you might design an epithelial tissue in terms of cell size, shape, layers, surface specializations, or polarity to solve the following problems:

  • A) passive transport of ions and water across the cells
  • B) active transport of ions across cells
  • C) absorption and transport of proteins and lipids from the lumen of the organ or body cavity to the inside of the cell
  • D) protect the body from substances that enter that cavity
  • E) movement of molecules across the surface of the epithelium
  • F) secretion of substances into the body cavity
  • G) secretion of substances into the blood stream
  • H) allow distention of the organ
  • I) replacement of surface cells in that epithelium

Practice Practical Exam
& Study Guide: Epithelia

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Gwen V. Childs, Ph.D., FAAA
Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
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