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lacuna
a small pit or cavity
neoplasm
a new growth in tissue that is not normall present (tumor)
goblet cell funcion
secrets mucus
tissue
a collection of cells that combine to form a specific function
gland
structure that secretes
metastasis
when a tumor spreads to other parts of the body
naming of cells
cell arangement/cell shape
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simple
fibrocytes (example)
loose connective, white fibrous
endocrine (example)
pituitary, thyroid, pancreas
histology
the study of tissues
osteocytes
bone cells
canaliculi
cracks allow food and oxygen to flow from haversian canal to the osteocytes
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cuboidal
chondrocytes
cartilage cell
tendons
connect skeletal muscle to bone
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stratified
exocrine
secretions discharged onto skin or other epithelial surface. Has duct.
areolar (meaning)
spacy
osteocytes
secrets fibers + minerals, maintains minerals
endocrine
secretions released onto surrounding tissues and bloods (hormones)
chondrocytes (example)
hyaline, fibrous cartilage
exocrine (example)
sweat, milk from glands, digestive tract enzymes