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Epithelium (epithelial tissue)
the specialized epithelial tissue that forms the epidermis of the skin and the surface layer of mucous membranesy
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through ducts or into the bloodstream.
a vessel for conveying lymph or glandular secretions
A thin pliable layer of tissue covering surfaces, enveloping a part, lining a cavity, or separating or connecting structures or organs.
secrete into the blood.
secrete a substance our of a duct onto a free surface.
Characteristics of Epithelial Tissue
covers tissues; lines inside of organs/body cavities; a-vascular; wall to wall cells; polar; protects and transports
Located in blood vessels and arteries.
Kidney tubules are composed of ________ epithelium.
Location: Ciliated tisses are in bronchi, uterine tubes, and uterus; smooth (nonciliated tissue) are in the digestive tract, bladde
Location: Lines the esophagus, mouth, and vagina
________ epithelium appears to have two or three layers of cells, but all the cells are in contact with the basement membrane.
Location: Ciliated tissue lines the trachea and much of the upper respiratory tract
The urinary bladder is composed of ________ epithelium.
Glandular Epithelial Tissue
cells are arranged in small clusters, usually with ducts that open onto a surface. Includes endocrine and exocrine.
A group of similar cells that perform a specific function.
glands that consist of epithelial-lined tubes
secretory portion forming an expanded sac- mammary and salivary glands
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