The Histology Guide

Question 1: The space of Disse is found between endothelial cells and hepatocytes in the liver - true or false?


Question 2: The duodenum contains specialised glands that secrete alkaline mucus. What are they called?


Question 3: What are the large folds found in the small intestine called?


Question 4: The microvilli found on the surface of gut enterocytes help to increase what?


Question 5: How many layers of smooth muscle are found in the muscularis propria layer of the small intestine?


Question 6: What is stored in the gall bladder?


Question 7: Which part of the small intestine produces the hormone cholecytoskinin pancrozymin (CCK)?


Question 8: The mucosa of the digestive tract contains a lining epithelium,muscularis mucosa, and a third layer of loosed connective tissue called?


Question 9: What do the parietal cells of the stomach secrete?


Question 10: The large intestine contains deep crypts - true or false?


Question 11: Where in the small intestine would you find Paneth cells?


Question 12: Peyer's patches are large aggregations of what?


Question 13: The liver receives blood from the hepatic artery, and also from which other vessel?


Question 14: Is bile made by the liver, or by the gall bladder?


Question 15: islet cells in the pancreas can secrete glucagon, somatostatin and what?


Question 16: what pH is the fluid secreted by the exocrine part of the pancreas - acid or alkaline?


Question 17: The pancreas is both an endocrine and exocrine organ, true or false?


Question 18: The stomach has three layers of smooth muscle, circular, longitudinal and what?


Question 19: The liver can never regenerate, true or false?


Question 20: The liver has very little connective tissue - true or false?


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