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simple squamous epithelial tissue

-lines blood vessels and air sacs of lungs -permits exchange of nutrients, wastes and gasses
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simple squamous epithelial tissue
-lines blood vessels and air sacs of lungs
-permits exchange of nutrients, wastes and gasses
stratified squamous epithelial tissue
-outer layer of skin, mouth, and vagina
-protects against abrasion, drying out, and infection
simple cuboidal epithelial tissue
-lines kidney tubules and glands
-secretes and reabsorbs water and small molecules
stratified cuboidal epithelial tissue
-lines ducts of sweat glands
-secretes water and ions
simple columnar epithelial tissue
-lines most digestive organs (stomach and intestines)
-absorbs nutrients, produces mucus
pseudostratified columnar epithelial tissue
-lines respiratory tract and some tubes of reproductive tract
-involved with celia and goblet cells/attached at basment membrane
transitional epithial tissue
-has several layers and can be stretched in response to tension
-found in the lining of the urinary lining
tissue
a group of simular cells connected together
histology
the study of tissues
four types of tissues
epithelial, connective, muscle, and nerve tissues
exocrine glands
secrete product onto a free surface through a duct
endocrine glands
ductless glands and secrete products into the blood
goblet cells
unicellular exocrine glands, other glands are multicellular
squamous
flattened or scalelike
cuboidal
cube
columnar
cylindrical
simple epithelium
single layer
stratified epithelium
several layers