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classifications of tissues

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Lines Body cavities & covers the body's external surface.
Epithelium
Pumps blood, flushes urine out of the body,allows one to swing a bat.
Muscular
Transmits waves of excitation.
Nervous
Anchors & packages body organs.
Connective
Cells may absorb, protect, or form a filtering membrane.
Epithelium
Most involved in regulating body function quickly.
Nervous
Major function is to contract.
Muscular
Most durable tissue type.
Connective
Abundant nonliving extracellular matrix.
Connective
Forms nerves
Nervous
Tissue
group of cells similar in structure & function.
What basis are epithelial tissues classifed?
Named by the # of layers and shape.
Simple, stratified, squamous, cuboidal, columnar.
Best suited for areas subject to friction.
Stratified squamous
Most suited for rapid diffusion.
Simple squamous
Tubules of Kidney
Simple cuboidal
Lines the small & large intestine.
Simple columnar
What is the makeup of the matrix in connective tissue?
Ground substance & fibers (collagen, elastic, reticular)
Attaches bones to bones and muscles to bones.
dense fibrous connective tissue
Forms your hip bone.
osseous tissue
Composes basement membranes; a soft packaging tissue with a jellylike matrix.
areolar connective tissue
Forms the larynx & costal carilages of ribs.
Hyaline cartilage
Firm matrix heavily invaded with fibers: appears glassy & smooth.
hyaline cartilage
Matix hard; provides levers for muscles to act on.
Osseous tissue
Insulates against heat loss; provides reserve fule.
Adipose tissue