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Muscle, Smooth; involuntary control, propels substances or objects along internal passageways; walls of hollow organs (stomach, intestines)
major and specific tissue type, function, and location
Muscle, Cardiac; as it contracts, it propels blood into the circulation; walls of the heart
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Muscle, Skeletal; voluntary movement; in skeletal muscles
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Nervous, Neuron/Neuroglia; transmit electrical signals from sensory receptors and to effectors; brain
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Epithelium, Transitional; stretches and permits distension of urinary organ by contained urine; urinary bladder
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Epithelium, Simple Cuboidal; secretion and absorption; kidney tubules
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Epithelium, Stratified Cuboidal; protection; largest ducts of sweat glands
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Epithelium, SImple Columnar; secretion of mucus, enzymes, and other substances; nonciliated in digestive tract, ciliated in uterus
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Epithelium, Stratified Columnar; protection and secretion; male urethra
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Epithelium, Simple Squamous; allows passage of materials by diffusion and filtration in sites where protection is not important; air sacs of lungs
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Epithelium, Stratified Squamous; protects underlying tissues in areas subjected to abrasion; nonkeratinized in moist linings of esophagus, keratinized in epidermis of skin
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Epithelium, Pseudostratified Columnar; secretion; nonciliated in male's sperm carrying ducts, ciliated in trachea
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Connective, Blood; transport of respiratory gases, nutrients, wastes and other substances; within blood vessels
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Connective, Bone; supports and protects; bones
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Connective, Reticular; fibers form soft internal skeleton that supports other cell types; lymphoid organs
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Connective, Mesenchyme; gives rise to all other connective tissue types; in embryo
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Connective, Dense irregular; provides structural strength; dermis of the skin
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Connective, Dense regular; attaches muscles to bones; tendons
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Connective, Hyaline cartilage; supports and reinforces; costal cartilages of ribs
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Connective, Fibrocartilage; tensile strength with the ability to absorb compressive shock; intervertebral discs
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Connective, Elastic cartilage; maintains the shape of a structure while allowing great flexibility; epiglottis
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Connective, Areolar; wraps and cushions organs; surrounds capillaries
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Connective, Adipose; provides reserve food fuel; under skin
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Connective, Adipose; provides reserve food fuel; under skin
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