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Simple Columnar Epithelium

Location: GI tract


Function: Absorption


-Goblet Cells

Nervous Tissue

Location: Brain, spinal cord, nerves


Function: Conductivity and irritability

Smooth Muscle

Location: Walls of hollow organs


Function: Propels substances

Skeletal Muscle

Location: Attached bones and skin


Function: Voluntary movement

Stratified Squamous Epithelium

Location: Skin, lines mouth, esophagus, vagina


Function: To resist abrasion

Psuedostatified Ciliates Epithelium

Location: Lines upper and lower respiratory tract


Function: Creates movement of a substance across surface


-Goblet Cells

Transitional Epithelium

Location: Bladder, uterus


Function: To allow stretching

Simple Cuboidal Epithelium

Location: Forms glands and ducts of glands (also kidney tubules)


Function: Secretion or pathway for secretion

Simple Squamous Epithelium

Location: Lungs, kidneys, blood vessels, serous membranes


Function: Rapid exchange of gases, nutrients, fluids, and used in filtration

Cardiac Muscle

Location: Heart walls


Function: Contracts to pump blood

Adipose

Location: Primarily breast, hypodermis, around the eye, and kidneys


Functions: Insulation, energy storage, and protection

Dense Irregular

Location: Dermis of skin, wrapping around organs, bones, and joint


Function: Withstands mechanical tensions in many directions


-Lots of collagen fibers

Dense Regular

Location: Ligaments and tendons


Functions: Resists tensile force (stretching) and connects bone-bone and muscle-bone


-Lots of collagen fibers

Osseous Tissue

Location: Bone


Functions: Support, protection, enables movements, site of blood cell formation, calcium mineral storage


-Very crystalline matrix


-Very vascular

Blood Cells

Location: Blood vessels and bone marrow


Function: Carries O2, fights infection, and blood clotting

Fibrocartilage

Location: IVDs and pads of the body


Functions: Shock absorber and helps create stability

Elastic Cartilage



Location: Pinna (flap of ear) and epiglottis


Function: Gives shape and flexibility


-Lots of elastic fibers

Hyaline Cartilage

Location: Joint cartilage, end of ribs, nose, larynx, and trachea


Function: To protect and gives shape


-Avascular


-Most common cartilage

Reticular C.T.

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