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32 Cards in this Set

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simple epithelium
one layer of cells
Stratified epithelium
more than one layer of cells
cube in symatry
tall cells
columnar cells with nuclei in different lvls makes stratified appearance
Endocrine gland
no connection to outside surface, ductless glands, hormones
Exocrine glands
Retain their ducts and their sectretions empty through them to the surface.
Mucous membrane
composed of epithelium restion on loose connective tissue called LAMINA PROPRIA. Lines all body surfaces that lead 2 exterior
Serous membranes
Composed of simple squamous epi, resting on areolar connective tissue, lines inner cavities
Visceral layer
side of serous membrane that touches organ or structure
Serous membrane that lines ABD cavity
Serous mem that surrounds the lungs
2 Characteristics common of connective tissues
1. Well Vascularized
2. Extracellular matrix
Areolar tissue
soft, pliable "cobwebby" tissue, cushions and protects body organs. Glue that holds internals together, all throughout the body.
Dense Fibrous tissue
Has collagen fibers as main matrex element TENDON
Hyaline Cartilage
TRACHEA blue/white, glassy
Stratum Lucidum
Full of Keratin, finger prints, soles of feet
Statum Corneum
outermost layer, skin
Papillary layer of dermis
Upper dermal region. Consists of: Dermal Papillae (fingerlike proj) and Meissner's Corpuscles (nerve endings)
Reticular layer of dermis
Deepest skin layer, contains blood bessels, sweat and oil glands and deep pressure receptors
1st degree burns
only epidermis is involved
2nd degree burns
involves epidermis and upper region of the dermis
ie. blister
3rd degree burns
entire thickness of skin is destroyed, burned area appears blanched, grey white.
3 Criteria distinguished a critical burn
1. over 25% of the body has 2nd degree burn
2. over 10% of the body has 3rd degree burns
3. 3rd degree burns on face/hands/feet
Eccrine glands
produce sweat
Apocrine glands
minimal role in thermoreg
A needle would pierce the epidermal layers of the forarm in which order?
Corneum, granulosum, germinatuvum
mitosis is used as a basis for
Growth and developement
A needle would pierce the epidermal layer of the forearm in which order
corneum, granulosum, germinatuvum
The process of mitosis is used as a basis for
growth and replacement
What type of fibers are found in connective tissue?
elastic fibers, collagen fibers, and reticular fibers