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92 Cards in this Set

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Epithelial Tissue (3)
-Covers body surfaces
-Lines organs, cavities, ducts
-Forms Glands
Connective Tissue
-Protects and supports the body and organs
Muscular Tissue
Makes up muscles
Nervous tissue
- Creates action potentials to help maintain homeostasis
Primary Germ Layers
Cell Juctions
Contact points between plasma membranes of tissue cells
Tight Junctions
-Have strands of Transmembrane Proteins to prevent fluid leakage
Adherens Junctions
-Contains Plaque and Cadherins attached to microfilaments
Located on the inside of plasma membrane proteins
Transmembrane glycoproteins that join the adherens junctions
-Contains Plaque and cadherins attached to Intermediate Filaments
Makes up Intermediate Filament
- Half of a desmosome that anchors cell to basement membrane
Like cadherins of adherens Junctions and Desmosomes
Protein on the basement membrane
Gap Junctions
Hole between adjacent cells that allows passing of nutrients
Membrane Proteins that form Connexons which connects the cells at gap junction
Basal Lamina
Thin layer of basement membrane secreted by epithelial Cells
Reticular Lamina
Deep layer of basement membrane closer to connective tissue
Functions of Epithelial Tissue
Simple Epithelium (3)
Pseudostratified epithelium
Still simple epithelium because all cells rest on basement membrane
Stratified epithelium
2 or more layers of cells used for protection
Squamous Cells
Flat and thin for rapid passage
Cuboidal Cells
Shaped like cubes for secretion or absorbtion
Columnar Cells
Columns for secretion and Absorbtion
Transitional cells
Changes shape between cuboidal to squamous
Simple Squamous that lines Hear, Blood and lymph vessels
Simple squamous that forms Peritoneum
Goblet Cells
Modified Columnar cells that secrete mucus for protection or lubrication
Tough Fibrous protein that protects skin
Endocrine Gland
Secretes products directly into Bloodstream
Exocrine Gland
Secretes products via ducts
Simple Gland
No branching Ducts
Compound gland
Branching Ducts
Tubular Gland
Glands shaped long and tube like
Acinar Gland
Glands shaped more fat and rounded
TubuloAcinar Gland
Has both Tubular and Acinar Glands
Merocrine Glands
Secretions are synthesized on ribosomes on Rough ER, packed by Golgi, and secreted via vesicles

i.e Salivary Gland
Apocrine Glands
Accumulates secretory product at surface and that portion of cell pinches off.
i.e Mammary Glands

*Electron micrographs calls into question the existance of these glands
Holocrine Glands
Cell explodes and releases the products

i.e Sebaceous Gland
Signifies an immature cell still capable of much division
signifies a mature cell no longer able to divide very often
A Connective Tissue cell that Floats around and secretes gound substance of the Extracellular Matrix
Large Eaters floating around connective tissue to eat stuff
Plasma Cells
A Connective Tissue cell that secretes antibodies
Mast Cells
A Connective Tissue cell taht produce histamine to dilate small blood vessels as an inflammatory response
Fat Cells that store triglycerides (Fats)
White Blood Cells
A cell that migrates from blood to connective tissue to fight
Ground substance
Component of connective tissue between cells and fibers
Stuff that makes up ground substance
Collagen Fibers
Can be bent but cannot stretch
Elastic Fibers
Can be stretched very long and return to original shape
Reticular Fiber
Like Collagen Fibers, Can bend but not stretch
Example of embryonice connective tissue that all other connective tissues arise from
Types of Loose Connective Tissue
-Adipose Tissue
Areolar Connective Tissue (2)
-Loose Connective tissue that Contains all the cells and fibers

-Provides Strength and support
Adipose Tissue (2)
-Loose Connective Tissue that contains adipocytes which store triglycerides

-Reduces Heatloss
Reticular Connective Tissue
Loose connective tissue made of fine interlacing fibers used for filtration
Types of Dense Connective Tissue (3)
-Dense Regular
-Dense Irregular
Dense Regular Connective Tissue
Regularly arranged bundle of collagen. Withstands pulling forces on an axis

i.e Tendons Ligaments
Dense Irregular Connective tissue
Irregularly arranged bundle of collagen. Withstands pulling from all directions

i.e Skin
Elastic Connective Tissue
Strong Dense Connective Tissue used to recoil back to it's original shape

i.e Lungs, Artery
Types of Cartilage (3)
Cells of Mature Cartilage
Groups of Cartilage
Dense Connective tissue surrounding cartilage
Hyaline Cartilage (3)
-Most abundant type of Cartilage
-Provides smooth movement between joints
-Weakest type of cartilage
Fibrocartilage (2)
-Strongest Cartilage
-Found between vertebrae
Elastic Cartilage (2)
-Maintains structure shape
-Found in ears
Interstitial Growth
Growth of cartilage at young age
Appositional Growth
Growth of cartilage at an old age due to mitosis of deep chondrocytes
Haversian System and parts
Unit of Compact Bone
-Haversian Canal
Concentrated extra cellular matrix that gives bone it's hardness
Spaces betwwen Lamellae containing osteocytes
Little canals for nutrients of bone
Haversian Canal
Route for blood vessels and nerves
Spongy Bone
-Lacks Osteon
-Contains Trabeculae
Liquid Connective Tissue types (2)
Blood Tissue
Blood Tissue
Just blood with blood plasma
ECF that flows in lymphatic vessels
Types of Epithelial Membranes
- Mucous Membrane
- Serous Membrane
- Cutaneous Membrane
Mucous Membrane
Lines body cavity open directly to exterior, digestive respiratory, and reproductive tracts
Lamina Propria
Connective tissue layer of mucous membrane
Serous Membrane types(serosa) (3)
Synovial membrane
- Lines cavities of Joints
- Does not have epithelium
Components of Nerve Cell
-Cell Body
Synthesis of collagen by fibroblasts forming scar tissue
Granulation Tissue
Actively growing connective tissue
Abnormal joining of tissues
Serous Parietal Layer
Connects to Body Cavity wall
Serous Viceral Layer
Connects to organ