Mesoderm Quiz

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Here are a few simple questions that relate to mesoderm development. Take the quiz and see what you know, if you get some wrong, try working through through the embryology Mesoderm Lecture before you try this quiz.

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1

Mesenchyme refers to the middle layer of the trilaminar embryo

  true
  false

2

The intraembryonic coelom forms within :

  somites
  lateral plate
  neural tube
  intermediate mesoderm

3

Somites are developmental structures that contribute the following adult structures :

  vertebra, notochord, dermis, skeletal muscle
  vertebra, intervertebral discs, dermis, skeletal muscle
  kidney, body wall connective tissue, sensory ganglia
  kidney, gastrointestinal tract smooth muscle, mesentery

4

All paraxial mesoderm segments into somites.

  true
  false

5

Which of the following statements about somites is/are correct:

  Differentiate a covering epithelium in their early stages.
  Somites contribute the body wall osteogenic, chrondrogenic and fibrogenic cells.
  Contribute to a single vertebral level body and the intervertebral disc.
  Myotomes contribute the smooth muscle associated with the gastrointestinal tract wall.


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