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Name 8 functions of epithelium tissue
1 excretion
2 secretion
3 support
4 protection
5 transport
6 reproduction
7 absorption
8 lubrication
Describe a simple squamous epithelia, its function and where you would find it
Flattened centered nucleui is disc shaped, one layer, scalelike sparse cytoplasm.
Function absorbtion, filtration.
It is found in the kidneys, in lining of blood vessels(endothelium), lungs, lymph lining
Name the 4 types of tissues
Epithelium, connective, muscle, & Nerve
Every Car Makes Noise
What is the funtion of Mitochrondia?
It produces ATP also call the "powerhouse of the cell"
Mighty
What is the function of Peroxisome
Detoxifies harmful chemical, alcohol, hydrogen peroxide ect..
What is the function of Lysosomes?
Lysosomes digest wornout cell organelles (stomach breakdown of food)
What is the funcion of Golgi apparatus?
Role in packaging proteins & lysosomal enzymes
What is the function of smooth endoplasmic reticulum?
Lipid synthesis & metabolism & drug detoxification
What is the function of rough endoplasmic reticulum?
Stores & transports proteins
Function of ribosomes
Actually site of protein synthesis
Function of centrioles?
Directs the formation of mitotic spindle during cell division
form the bases of cilia & flagella
Describe stratified squamous epithelium, location and function
Thick membrane several layers, basal cells cuboidalor, columnar & metabolically active surface squamous.

Function protects underlying tissues in area subjected to abrasion.

Found nonkeratinized types: lining of mouth, vagina, esophagus
Keratinized type: epidermis of the skin, a dry membrane
Describe transitional epithelium, function, location
Layers of cell which change their shape when they are distended.
Function stretches
location Bladder, lining of ureters, part of urethra
Describe pseudostratified columnar epithelium
(false/two layer)
Single layer differing heights some not reaching surface
function secretion, particularly mucus cilia propels mucus
found nonciliated types: male's sperm
ciliated types trachea, most upper respiratory tract
false/ two layers
Descibe simple cuboidal epithelium, location, function
single layer cube like shape with large centered spherical nuclei
funtion secretion & absorbtion
location: kidney tubules, thryoid gland, surface of ovary
Describe simple columnar epithelium, function, location
Tall single layer with oval nuclei may contain cilia
Location: stomach, intestine, uterus, uterine tubes
function absorbtion, secretion fo mucus, enzymes, cilia propels mucus
Describe simple columnar epithelium, function, location
Tall single layer with oval nuclei may contain cilia
Location: stomach, intestine, uterus, uterine tubes
function absorbtion, secretion fo mucus, enzymes, cilia propels mucus