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Simple
Only 1 layer thick
Stratified
Many layers thick
Simple Squamous
flat cells, 1 layer, found in lungs, allows for diffusion of respiratory gasses
Simple Cuboidal
cube shaped, l layer, found in glands and tubes, used for absorption and secretion
Simple Columnar
column shaped, 1 layer, found in lining of digestive tract, used for protection, secretion and absorption
Stratified Sqamous
flat shape, many layers, found in skin and lining of mouth, used for protection
Stratified Transitional
changes shape, many layers, found in urinary bladder, used for protection and to prevent diffusion
Pseudostratified
irregular shape covered in with cilia, looks like many layers but only 1, found in lining of trachea and respiratory tract, used to trap debris that is breathed in
Areolar
used as the "glue" that gives shape to internal organs
Adipose
stores lipids or fat
Fibrous
found in tendons & ligaments, used for strength and flexibility
Bone
very hard tissue, used for support and to store calcium, made of units called osteons
Cartilage
cells are chondrocytes, gives firm but flexible support
Blood
only liquid tissue, used for transportation and protection
hemopoietic
produces RBCs and WBCs
Skeletal Muscle
Striated, Voluntary, attached to bones
Cardiac Muscle
Striated, Involuntary, found in heart
smooth muscle
non-striated, involuntary, found in digestive tract, blood vessels, under skin
Neurons
sends and receives messages throughout your body
glia
support cells for neurons, holds nervous tissue together
Goblet Cells
Cells with simple columnar epithelium; produces mucous
Sensory Neurons
Sends info from your sense organs to your brain
Motor Neurons
Sends info from your brain to your muscle
Associative Neurons
Relays info between sensory and motor neurons