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    What are the high yield topics in histology?
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    Hello everybody ... can someone tell me what's the difference between Basal lamina & basement membrane .. And how to differentiate by pathology slides between Cowdry bodies A & B ? Thank you very much
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    Is histology high yield and histopathology high yield same thing?? Please tell which book to read for histology in high yield. The shopkeeper says histology in high yield comes only in shape of histopathology!!!
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    I found this figure fascinating. click image to enlarge Let's discuss what questions they might ask about this figure. I think it's high yield.
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    Most of the picture/slide question has a way of answering WITHOUT looking at the picture. The picture is their just to confirm your answer. With that in mind, some common slides to know are: 01- CMV (a must!!!) 02- PCP 03- Koilocytes 04- Red neurons 05- Granulation tissue 06- Amyloid 07-...
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    from kaplan, m confused, what is D and E here? nuclear membrane ? and btw, rest of labelling correct ???
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    What is the difference between the utricle, the saccule, and the semicircular canals of the inner ear? What type of auditory information do they each sense?
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    What area in the eye has the highest spatial and color sensitivity/acuity?
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    in tylenol toxicity which zone is more susceptible 2 r 3?? 3 is around portal vein which gets least oxygen.. why is it around central vein.. can any one explain plss??
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    Hey guys can someone explain these to me. It seems like such an easy concept I keep reading it over and over and seem to mix up what GERD and Barrett's falls under! I know metaplasia is a replacement of one cell type to another. Dysplasia- is abnormal cells lacking differentiation (copying from...
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    My exam in two weeks how to get improved in cell biology and histology, I keep scoring low in my NBMEs :notsure: I am looking for something to do a quick review and improve ! already done FA 4+ finished UW once + repeated incorrects pathoma once Any advice would be greatly appreciated...
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    Hi, I don't know what to do with histology. I am really confused. I am using Kaplan notes & videos, but I can understand most of the info I read. I extract important info from FA, do you think this is enough for histology? Thanks
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    She came in with complains of difficult swallowing, fatigue, abdominal discomfort, weight loss, and pale skin seen during PE. Biopsy was done, and in histochemical staining cells was positive for CD 117, vimentin , and CD 34. Whats the MOST possible origin of these cells? a. epithelial...
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    I haven't read ANY of histology from my Kaplan book. I heard that whatever is seen in pathology is pretty much enough. Is this true or should I be going through histology for my exam? Maybe certain specific chapters from kaplan? Or are knowing UW histo questions pretty much enough including...
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    A 23 yr old woman has skin blistering that result from point mutatoin in a gene. Epidermal cell in this patient become frgaile and rupture. which of following is the most likely effect of gene mutation? A Defective transport of vesicle from centrome to cell membrane B Disrupted assembly of...
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    Erythropoietin is secreted by A) Peritubular capillary endothelial cells B) Proximal convoluted tubular cells C) Juxtaglomerular cells D) efferent arteriolar endothelial cells
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    A 25-year-old woman with a history of recurrent upper respiratory infections presents to her physician with her fifth such infection in the past year. She mentions that she may be getting sick due to increased stress at home,she and her husband have been trying to conceive unsuccessfully for...
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    Eukaryotic protein that exist as non-membrane associated, nonglycosyalted, disulfide link dimer in the mature form are generally form in which of follwing? A Cytoplasm B Extracellular space C Mitochondrial space D Nuclear matrix E Nuclear pore
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    Hey guys, I always thought i understand this when i read but when i do question i get lost. Can anyone give me a brief picture about this- Osteoid, osteoid matrix (is it same as bone matrix?) wiki say "osteoid is unmineralized, organic portion of bone matrix. but it also say defective...
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    Which of the following cartilage/cartilaginous bones are devoid of perichondrium? a) ear pinna b) cricoid cartilage c) knee menisci d) epiphyseal cartilage e) eustachian tube f) articular cartilage has 2 answers in it