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Four basic tissue types:
1. Epithelial—covering.
2. Connective—support and storage.
3. Muscle—movement.
4. Nerve—information transfer.
Epithelial tissue—a sheet of cells that covers a body surface or lines a body cavity.
A. Functions:
1. Physical protection.
2. Control permeability of body.
3. Produce specialized secretions.
4. Sensory reception.
Simple Squamous Epithelial Tissue
a. Functions:
i. Filtration.
ii. Gas exchange.
iii. Friction-reduction.
b. Examples:
i. Endothelium—lines blood/lymph vessels.ii. Mesothelium—lines ventral body cavity.
iii. Lungs.
iv. Kidneys.
Simple Cuboidal Epithelial Tissue
a. Functions:
i. Secretion.
ii. Absorption.
b. Examples:
i. Kidneys.
ii. Small ducts of glands.
Simple Columnar Epithelial Tissue
a. Functions:
i. Secretion.
ii. Absorption.
iii. Protection.
b. Examples:
i. Digestive system organs.
Pseudostratified Ciliated Columnar Epithelial Tissue
Functions:
i. Secretion.
ii. Protection.
b. Examples:
i. Nasal cavity.
ii. Trachea.
Stratified Squamous Epithelial Tissue
a. Functions:
i. Protection.
b. Examples:
i. Epidermis.
ii. Mouth.
iii. Esophagus.
iv. Vagina.
Stratified Cuboidal/Columnar Epithelial Tissue
i. Protection.
ii. Secretion.
c. Examples:
i. Male urethra.
ii. Ducts in some large glands (e.g. sweat glands and mammary
glands)
Transitional Epithelial Tissue
Functions:
i. Lining of organs subjected to stretch.
b. Examples:
i. Ureters.
ii. Bladder.