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how many cells are there?
200
groups of cells similar in structure and function
tissue
four primary tissues are ? and what do they do?
epithelial-covering
connective-support
muscle-movement
nervous-control
collection of tissues that have a specialized function
organ
what tissue is this?
cells are tightly packed and bond together by tight junctions and desmosomes
epithelial
an adhesive sheet of glycoproteins secreted by the epithelial cells?
basal lamina
a layer of collagen fibers, part of the underlying tissue
reticular lamina
what two structures make up the basement membrane?
basal lamina, reticular lamina
Characterstics of epithelial tissue?
avascular
innervated
regenerative
nourished by diffusion of nutrients from connective tissue
Simple squamous function and location?
diffusion, kidneys and lungs
Simple cuboidal function and location?
secretion/absorption, kidney tubules
Simple Columnar function and location?
secretion/absorption, GI tract
Pseudostratified Columnar funtion and location?
secretion, ducts (trachea)
Stratified squaomous function and location?
protection from abrasion, mouth, vagina, esouphagus
Stratified columnar funtion and location?
protection and secretion, RARE male urethra
Transitional epithelial function and location?
allows stretching, uterus, bladder
these glands produce hormones
endocrine
secrete products onto skin or into body cavities
exocrine
what are the types of exocrine glands?
musous, pancreas,sweat, oil,salivary