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Q.1: what are cell junctions? Name the intercelluar junctions. What are gap junctions (nexus). And what is their role in cardiac muscle.1+1+1+2
Q.2: Give the histological features of transitional epithelium. 5
Q.3: Name the surface modifications of epithelial cell. Give the structure and function of microvillus. 2+3
Q.4: Give the histological features of stratified squamous epithelium. 5
Q.5: Draw and label a diagram of pseudostratified epithelium. Classify it on the basis of surface modifications of superficial cells giving one example each. 3+2
Q.6: Classify connective tissue. Name its cells and also briefly describe functions of these cells. Which type of cell gives typical signet ring appearance? 3+3+1
Q.7: write about loose areolar tissue. 5
Q.8: describe the structure and function of basement membrane. 3+2
Q.9: Give the histological features of mast cells and plasma cells. 3+2
Q.10: what are special characteristics of cartilage? Draw and label hyaline cartilage. 2+3
Q.11: Give the differences between different types of cartilage in a tabulated form. 5
Q.12: draw and label an osteon of compact bone tissue. Mention four microscopic differences between compact and spongy tissue in a tabular form. Explain osteoporosis. 2+2+1
Q.13: what are various types of capillaries? Briefly explain their features. Mention their location. 1.5+ 2+1.5
Q.14: Give the differences between a muscular artery and muscular vein in tabulated form. 5
Q.15: Draw and label in detail the microscopic structure of spleen. 5
Q.16: classify the supporting cells of nervous system. (Or) what are glial cells. Give their location and functions. 2+3
Q.17: Name appendages of skin. And write note on any one of them. 2+3

Q.18: enumerate bone cells. Briefly mention their structure and function. 1+4
Q.19: What is ossification. What are different types of ossification? Describe any one of them. 1+1+3
Q.20: Compare different types of muscular tissue in tabulated form. 5
Q.21: What are the differences between capillary and sinusoid? 5
Q.22: What are the differences between large elastic artery and medium sized muscular artery? 5
Q.23: What are the differences between thick and thin skin? Name five layers of epidermis of skin. 5
Q.24: Classify glands with examples. 5
Q.25: Short notes on: (3 marks each)
a) Intercalated disc
b) Plasma cell
c) Why the ground substance of hyaline cartilage appears to be glassy under compound microscope?
d) Periosteum
e) Perichondrium
f) Goblet cells
g) Five successive zones in epiphyseal cartilage
h) 3 layers of cerebellar cortex
i) 6 layers of cerebral cortex
j) Blood supply and functions of spleen
k) blood –thymus barrier
l) histologic differences between lymph node and spleen
m) phases of cell cycle