Collections of specialized cells and cell products that perform a relatively limited number of functions are call________.
The tissue that has a free surface exposed to the internal or external environment is____.
Epithelial cells exhitbit modifications that adapt them for ______.
Epithelial cells that are adapted for absorption or secretion usually have_______at their free surface.
A type of intercellular connection in which there is a partial fusion of the lipid portions of the two cell membranes is termed a ______.
Dead skin cells are shed in thick sheets because they are held together bya thin layer of proteoglycan reinforced by intermediate filaments. Such strong intercellular connections are___________.
a basement membrane
Epithelium is connected to underlying connective tissue by___.
heart and blood vessels
Mesothelium is to the linings of the body cavities as endothelium is to the linings of the_____.
simple squamous epithelium
The type of epithelium that is found lining internal body compartments and blood vessels is______.
lining the air sacs of the lungs
Simple cuboidal epithelium would be found______.
in ________secretion some cytoplasm is lost with the product?
The fibrous components of connective tissue are produced by______.
Cells that store fat are called______.
hormonal changes,and improper nutrition
Tissue changes wuth age can result from_______.
_______ refer to a reversible change in the normal shape, size, and organization of tissue cells.
The epithelium that lines the body cavities is known as___.
The linings of the heart and blood vessels is called____.
______is the fluid component of connective tissue.
The combination of fibers and ground substance in supporting connective tissue is known as________.
The watery ground substance of blood is called_____.
Epithelia and connective tissues combine to form________ that cover and protect other structures and tissues in the body.
The loose connective tissue component of a mucous membrane is called the _________.
________are cells that are modified to transmit signals from one place to another.
The bodies first tissue response to any injury is the______.