Simple Squamous Epithelium
Function : Permits diffusion of gas and exchange in arterioles. Location : Lungs, Alveoli, Capillaries.
Simple Cuboidal Epithelium
Function : Secrete thyroxine, saliva. Location : Thyroid gland, Salivary gland, Kidney tubules.
Simple Columnar Epithelium
Function : Secrets enzymes and absorbs end products of digestion. Location : lining of stomach and small intestine.
Psuedostratified Ciliated Columnar Epithelium
Function : Sweeps mucus and dust to the pharynx. Location : Lining of trachea and fallopian tube.
Stratified Squamous Epithelium
Function : A barrier to pathogens. Location : Cornea, oral cavity, skin, vagina.
Function : Permits expansion with out tearing the lining. Location : Lining of urinary bladder
Aerolar Connective Tissue
Function : Connects skin to muscle. Location : Mucouse membrane ( digestive, respiratory, urinary)
Adipose connective tissue
Function : Stores excess energy, cushions . Location : Around eyes and kidneys
Reticular Connective Tissue
Function : c Carry oxygen, prevent blood loss. Location : plasma, red bone marrow
Dense Connective Tissue
Function : Provides connection between different tissues. Locations : Tendons and Ligaments.
Dense irregular connective tissue
Function : Strong to with stand forces of movement of joints. Location : tendons and ligaments
Elastic Cartilage Tissue
Function : Has great flexibility so that it is able to withstand repeated beating. Location : Epiglottis, part of the larynx, pinnae
Function : Flexibility. Location : tip of nose and ears
Function : Holds spine together. Location : pubic symphysis, intervertebral discs, and meniscus
Function : Providing support to the body and protecting the organs. Location : outer shell of the most bones
Function : Store excess calcium. Location : Occupies inferior region of the bones.
Function : to maintain blood pressure. Location : iris of eyes, walls of arteries and stomach
Striated Skeletal Muscle
Function : controls skeletal movement. Location : linked to bone
Function : Spontaneous rhythmic contraction, pumps blood. Location : myocardium, walls of chamber of the heart.
Nervous Tissue (neuron)
Function : carry impulses toward the cell body. Location : nerves