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2. Which of these terms describes an increase in the number of cells in a tissue?

  • Metaplasia
  • Hypertrophy
  • Hyperplasia
  • Atrophy
  • Dysplasia

3. Which of these is not a pathway of spread for metastases?

  • Transcoelomic
  • Lymphatics
  • Nerves
  • Haematogenous (blood)

4. Which of these is the first step in proliferation of normal cells?

  • Nuclear regulatory factors that initiate DNA transcription are activated
  • A signal is transduced across the membrane
  • The cell enters and progresses in the cell cycle
  • The cell divides in a controlled way
  • A growth factor binds to and activated a cell surface growth factor receptor
  • A transduced signal is transmitted to the nucleus

5. What is a malignant neoplasm of striated muscle called?

  • Osteosarcoma
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Liposarcoma


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