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37 Cards in this Set

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Thin, flat cells, hexagonal, specialized for diffusion, lines body cavities and kidneys
simple squamous epithelium
cells appear squarish, absorbstion and secretion, found in kidney tubules and salivary glands
simple cubiodal eptihelium
rectangular cells, nuclei bottom of cell, goblet for secretion, absorbtion, digestive tract and ovaries
simple columnar epithelium
rest on basement of epithelium, stratified appearance, trachea bronchi and male urethra
pseudostratified columnar epithelium
multiple layers of cells, outer skin, mouth, esphagus, anus and vagina
stratified squamous epithelium
multiple layers of cells, protection and secretion found in testes ovaries and ducts of sweat glands
stratified cubodial epithelium
pharnx larynx anal canal and male urethra
stratified columnar epithelium
change shape, urinary bladder
transitional epithelium
skin, membranes, blood vessels, and nerves, binds muscles, variety of cells
areolar CT
fat storage, little matrix few fibers, energy storage, insulation
adipose tissue
numerous collagen fibers randomly, provides strength around organs, between skin
dense irregular CT
branching elastic fibers, vocal cords, lungs and walls of arteries
elastic CT
common form, ends of long bones, ribs, nose larynx trachea
hyaline cartilage
intervertebral disks, pelvis and knees
external ear, epiglottis
elastic cartilage
reception of stimuli and transmission
nervous tissue
striated or voluntary, striped, contracts rapidly, susceptible to fatigue
skeletal muscle
straited, involuntary, intercalated discs, heart walls of large blood vessels
cardiac muscle
non-striated, visceral or involuntary muscle, internal organs, walls of blood vessels
smooth muscle
diffusion, osmosis, and filtration
simple squamous epithelium
small intestine, goblet cells secrete mucus and microvilli that increase surface area to enhance absorbtion
non-ciliated columnar eptihelium
uterine tubes moves oocytes toward uterus
ciliated epithelium columnar epithelium
most widespread epithelium in body
stratified squamous epithelium
rare, limited regions of pharynx and anal canal
stratified columnar epithelium
made of collagen protein provide great strength and flex
collagen fiber (CT)
glycosaminoglycans, proteoglycans, adhesive glycoproteins
ground substance (CT)
binds epithelium to deep tissue, strength and support
areolar CT, loose ct
thin delicate membranes beneath skin and between skin and muscles and around blood vessels and nerves
areolar CT, loose ct
support, lymph nodes, spleen and bone marrow
reticular CT, loose ct
parallel bundles of collagen fibers, strength, ligaments and joint
dense ct
lacks blood supply, low rate of repair
chondrocytes within a web like mesh of elastic fibers
elastic cartilage
absorbs shock provides support no perichrondrium
columns plates called trabeculae
spongy bone
dense calcified osteons
compact bone
Fluid CT transports cells through body
brain spinal cord, and peripheral nerves
nervous tissue