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Name the four types of tissues.
Epithelial
Connective
Muscle
Nervous
Composed of one or more layers of closely adhering cells forming external and internal linings of organs, linings of body cavities, epidermis of skin, or secretory tissue and ducts of glands
What type of tissue?
Simple Squamous Epithelium
Lining body cavities and vasculature
Two kinds of simple squamous epithelium
Endothelium
Mesothelium
Endothelium(type of Simple Squamous)
Lines blood & lymph vessels, heart
Mesothelium(type of Simple Squamous)
Found in serous membranes lining ventral body cavities and organs
Simple Cubodial Epithelium
Lining of kidneys
Simple Columnar Epithelium
Lining of digestive tract from stomach to rectum
Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium
Line large respiratory passages (e.g., trachea); Have cilia and goblet cells!
Non-keratinized Stratified squamous eplithelium:
Tongue, oral mucosa, esophagus, vagina
Keratinized stratified squamous epithelium
Epidermis of skin
Stratified cubodial epithelium
Walls of follicle in ovary and seminiferous tubules of pharynx and anal canal
Stratified columnar epithelium
Regions of pharynx and anal canal; very rare
Transitional epithelium
Lines urinary bladder and ureters
single layer of cells
simple
two or more layers of cells
stratified
cells vary in height, all rest on b.m.
pseudostratified
flattened laterally thin tissue
squamous
cells tall as they are wide tissue
cubodial
tall, closely pack together cells tissue
columnar