Histology of Cartilage - Medicine BM5 NLM1

Histology of Cartilage for BM5 NLM1.

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1. What are chondroprogenitor cells?

  • Repair cells that actively reseal any broken sections of cartilage
  • Cartilage stem cells that lie in the inner layers of the perichondrium
  • Cartilage respiration cells that produce ATP by a similar mechanism to mitochondria
  • Bone stem cells that lie in the cartilage
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2. Which type of cartilaginous growth results in 'growth from within'?

  • Appositional
  • Interstitial
  • Endochondral
  • Intramembranous

3. Where is hyaline cartilage most commonly found?

  • Symphysis Pubis, intervertebral disks & site of some tendon-bone attachments
  • Oropharangeal airway, nasopharyngeal airway & epiglottis
  • Major air pipes, articulating bone surfaces & fetal skeleton
  • Epiglottis, external ear & Eustachian tubes

4. Select the statement which best identifies cartilage.

  • A firm, pliable, resilient, non-vascular connective tissue
  • A firm, non-pliable, resilient, non-vascular connective tissue
  • A soft, pliable, resilient, vascular connectivetissue
  • A soft, pliable, resilient, non-vascular connective tissue

5. True or false: Hyaline cartilage has a ground substance with a relatively high water content, and is tranlucent in it's fresh form?

  • Neither
  • I don't know, I'm sorry, I haven't revised this well enough, please accept my grovelling apologies for being utterly inadequate in relation to this question
  • True
  • False


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