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MCAT Question A Day - 8/2/13 - Answer!

Which type of cell would not be expected to be found in connective tissue?

A.  Adipose cells
B.  Squamous cells
C.  Mast cells
D.  Fibroblasts

The correct answer is (B). Squamous cells are flat, irregularly shaped epithelial cells. All the other choices (adipose cells, mast cells, and fibroblasts) are specialized cells found in connective tissues.