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Chapter 1: Histology & Its Methods of Study

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In preparing tissue for routine light microscopic study, which procedure immediately precedes clearing the specimen with an organic solvent?

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a. Dehydration

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b. Fixation

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c. Staining

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d. Clearing

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e. Embedding

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Which of the following staining procedures relies on the cationic and anionic properties of the material to be stained?

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a. Enzyme histochemistry

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b. Periodic acid-Schiff reaction

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c. Hematoxylin & eosin staining

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d. Immunohistochemistry

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e. Metal impregnation techniques

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In a light microscope used for histology, resolution and magnification of cells are largely dependent on which component?

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a. Condenser

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b. Objective lens

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c. Eyepieces or ocular lenses

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d. Specimen slide

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e. The control for illumination intensity

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Cellular storage deposits of glycogen, a free polysaccharide, could best be detected histologically using what procedure?

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a. Autoradiography

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b. Electron microscopy

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c. Enzyme histochemistry

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d. Hematoxylin & eosin staining

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e. Periodic acid-Schiff reaction

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Adding heavy metal compounds to the fixative and ultrathin sectioning of the embedded tissue with a glass knife are techniques used for which histological procedure?

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a. Scanning electron microscopy

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b. Fluorescent microscopy

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c. Enzyme histochemistry

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d. Confocal microscopy

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e. Transmission electron microscopy

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Resolution in electron microscopy greatly exceeds that of light microscopy due to which of the following?

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a. The wavelength of the electrons in the microscope beam is shorter than that of a beam of light.

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b. The lenses of an electron microscope are of greatly improved quality.

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c. For electron microscopy the tissue specimen does not require staining.

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d. The electron microscope allows much ...

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