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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)

absorption (ducts)

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

Hyaline Cartilage

surfaces of bone, trachea, bronchi, nose, costal cartilage, between ribs

Fibrocartilage (location/ description)

symphasis pubis and intervertebral discs. matrix contains large bundles of collagen

Elastic Cartilage

External ear, portions of larnyx. matrix consists of elastic fibers

Spongy Bone

appearance of a sponge. trabeculae forming meshwork in interior of bone

Compact Bone

dense compact layer, forms outside of bone, contains osteocytes

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