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What are 4 types of tissue
1. Epithelial Tissue
2. Connective Tissue
3. Muscle Tissue
4. Nervous tissue
What are five general characteristic of epithelial tissue?
1. tightly packed with little matrix
2. all have one apical surface
3. all have basement membrane
2. no blood supply (avascular)
3. regenerate easily
What is the apical surface?
free surface exposed to the body's exterior or to the cavity of an internal organ
What are the 4 functions of epithelial tissue?
Where is simple cuboidal epithelium found in the body?
forms walls of the kidney tubules and covers the surface of the ovaries
Where is simple columnar epithelium found in the body?
linings of the digestive tract such as the small intestine
What are three types of fibers in connective tissue?
1. Cartilagenous Fibers
2. Elastic Fibers
3. Reticular Fibers
Where is areolar tissue found in the body?
"cobwebby" tissue found beneath the skin and between muscles
What is the function of adipose tissue?
Protects (cushions structures), stores fat, protection from extreme temperature changes, and insulates
Where in the body is reticular connective tissue found?
forming the delicate network of interwoven fibers of the internal framework of some organs
What are the 6 types of connective tissue?
1. Loose Connective Tissue, 2.Adipose, 3.Dense Connective Tissue, 4.Cartilage 5. Bone 6. Blood
What makes muscle tissue different from other tissues
muscle tissue is highly characterized to contract to produce movement
What are characteristics of skeletal muscle tissue?
1. long cylindrical cells
4. voluntary control
What are characteristics of cardiac muscle tissue?
1. short branching cells
4. involuntary control
What are general characteristic of smooth muscle tissue?
1. shorter spindled shaped cells
2. no striations
4. involuntary control
What is the function of neurons?
receive and conduct electrochemical impulses from one part of the body to another
What is fibrosis?
tissue repairing which involves repair by dense connective tissue by the formation of scar tissue
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