Simple Squamous Epithelium (function)
Diffusion, absorption, filtration, or secretion, barrier
Simple Squamous Epithelium (location)
alveoli, endothelium of blood vessels
Stratified Squamous Epithelium (function)
resist abrasion, acts as barrier
Stratified Squamous Epithelium (location)
skin, mouth, esophagus, vagina
Simple Cuboidal Epithelium (function)
Simple Cuboidal Epithelium (location)
lining of small tubules in kidney and pancreas
Simple Columnar Epithelium (function)
adapted for absorption and secretion
Simple Columnar Epithelium (location)
lining of lumen of gastrointestinal tract
Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium (function)
secretion and motility
Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium (location)
Transitional Epithelium (function)
adapted to permit periodic distension
Transitional Epithelium (location)
Types of Connective Tissue (5)
1. mesenchyme 2. connective tissue proper 3. cartilage 4. bone 5. blood
Loose areolar connective tissue (location)
under epithelium, abundant in ECM, vascular...located everywhere.
Loose areolar connective tissue (function)
abundant ground substance, abundant cells, thin and relatively sparse fibers
Regular dense connective tissue (location)
tendons and ligaments
Irregular dense connective tissue (location)
submucosa of the gastrointestinal tract
Adipose (function/ location)
specialized connective tissure compose of fat storing cells-- nucleus located on side of cell
surfaces of bone, trachea, bronchi, nose, costal cartilage, between ribs
Fibrocartilage (location/ description)
symphasis pubis and intervertebral discs. matrix contains large bundles of collagen
External ear, portions of larnyx. matrix consists of elastic fibers
appearance of a sponge. trabeculae forming meshwork in interior of bone
dense compact layer, forms outside of bone, contains osteocytes
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