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

  • Metaplasia
  • Dysplasia
  • Atrophy
  • Hyperplasia
  • Hypertrophy

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

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

4. Which of these disorders of cell growth is always pathological?

  • Dysplasia
  • Atrophy
  • Metaplasia
  • Hypertrophy
  • Hyperplasia

5. Malignant neoplasms of epithelial cells are called _____?

  • Carcinomas
  • Sarcomas

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