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cells packed tightly toghether with little extracellular material between them
epithelial
apical surface
epithelial
basal surface
epithelial
always free & exposed to a body cavity or lumen of interna organ or exterior body surface
epithelial
attaches to adjacent connective tissue
epithelial
attaches to underlying tissue by basement membrane
epithelial
covers body surfaces
epithelial
lines body cavities
epithelial
forms secratory structure of glands
epithelial
lacks blood vessels
epithelial
materials are obtained by diffusion from blood supplied to the connective tissue layer
epithelial
classified according to the layers they contain & by the shape of the cells
epithelial
simple squamous
epithelial
simple cuboidal
epithelial
simple columnar
epithelial
stratified squamous
epithelial
stratified cuboidal
epithelial
stratified columnar
epithelial
common in regions where there is considerable "wear & tear" & where surface cells are continually sloughed off
epithelial
common where diffusion and/or absorption occurs across a membrane
epithelial
most abundant, widely distributed & variable tissue in the body
connective
binds organs together
connective
support for organs & other tissues
connective
movement of the body
connective
protects internal organs
connective
protects body against disease-causing organisms
connective
stores energy
connective
transports nutrients, wastes & gases through body
connective
consists mostly of fibers with widely separated cells surrounded by ground substance
connective
fibroblasts
connective
large, flat, spindle-shaped cells w/ branching processes that synthesize & secret fibers & ground substance
connective
macrophages
connective
large irregular cells taht phagocytize bacteria & cellular debris
connective
leukocytes
connective
white blood cells that protect against bacteria & toxins
connective
plasma cells
connective
round irregular cells that secrete proteins to attack or neutralize foreign substances in body
connective
mast cells
connective
large cells near blood vessels that secrete to inhibit blood clotting & histenine to dilate blood vessels & increase blood flow
connective
adipocytes
connective
large rounded cells that store triglycerides
connective
collagen fibers
connective
elastic fibers
connective
reticular fibers
connective
made of collagen protein, provide trength & felxibility
connective
made of elastic protein, stretch & recoil
connective
thin collagen fibers coated with glycoprotein that support capillaries, nerves & muscles
connective
glycosaminoglycans
connective
proteoglycans
connective
regulate water & electrolytes
connective
adhesive glycoproteins
connective
bind proteins to collagen
connective
include fascia, tendons, ligaments, carilage, bone, adipose tissue & blood
connective
ground substance
connective
areolar tissue
connective
dense irregular & regular
connective
on ends of long bonds, at ends of ribs, in the nose
connective
found between skin & muscles
connective
in capsules around organs
connective
located in the vocal cords
connective
in the external ear & the epiglottis
connective
produces blood cells
connective
blood & bone
connective
neurons & supporting glial cells
nervous
axons transmit signals away from cell body
nervous
dendrives relieve signals from nearby neurons
nervous
detects stimuli & transmits nerve signals to other cells
nervous
in brain
nervous
in spinal cord
nervous
in peripheral nerves
nervous
attach to boned & move body parts
muscle
held together by intercalated discs in wall of heart
muscle
visceral
muscle
in walls of stomach, bladder, uterus & blood vessels
muscle
designed to contract & produce movement
muscle
voluntary or involuntary contractions
muscle
found in walls of blood vessels
muscle