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A&P1 Final Exam Study Guide
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What are the four major tissue types?
epithelial, connective, muscular, nervous
Describe the appearance of simple cuboidal epithelial tissue:
one layer of cube shaped cells
Describe the appearance of simple squamous epithelial tissue:
one layer of thin, flattened cells
Describe the appearance of simple columnar epithelial tissue:
one layer of column shaped cells
Describe the appearance of stratified squamous epithelial issue:
More than one layer of thin, flattened cells
What kind of epithelial tissue is found in the urinary bladder?
what is the function of transitional epithelial tissue?
what kind of epithelial tissue is found in the outer layer of skin?
what is the function of stratified squamous epithelial tissue?
what kind of epithelial tissue is found in the lining of the kidney tubules?
what is the function of simple cuboidal epithelial tissue?
what kind of epithelial tissue is found in the air sacs of the lungs?
what is the function of simple squamous epithelial tissue?
What is the difference between exocrine glands and endocrine glands? Endocrine
releases hormones into the blood
What is the difference between exocrine glands and endocrine glands? Exocrine
secrete substance onto body surface or into cavity
Which connective tissue binds skin to underlying organs?
Which connective tissue withstands pulling along direction of the fibers, fibers arranged parallel?
Dense regular CT
What is the strongest cartilage type?
Which cartilage type is very flexible?
Which cartilage type is used for strong support that resists compression?
Which type of connective tissue is used for delicate support?
What is the first layer of the epidermis?
what is the second layer of the epidermis?
what is the third layer of the epidermis?
what is the fourth layer of the epidermis?
what is the fifth layer of the epidermis?
What happens to blood vessels when the body is too hot?
dilate to release heat
What happens to blood vessels when the body is too cold?
constrict to conserve heat
Osseous cells that secrete collagen matrix and are bone building:
Mature bone cells:
Osseous cells that secrete acid/enzymes to degrade bone
Osseous cells that sometimes differentiate into osteoblasts:
area of concentrated rough ER, appears gray in a neuron:
area where action potential often begin in a neuron:
Occurs if one neuron repeatedly releases neurotransmitter to stimulate a postsynaptic neuron
Occurs if many different neurons stimulate a postsynaptic neuron at the same time
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