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A __ is a cell that responds to injury, divides to produce daughter cells, and differentiates into other cell types.
mesenchymal stem cell
Functions of the epithelial:
forms the surface of the skin and line the digestive, respiratory, reproductive, and urinary tracks.
Function of the simple epithelium:
layer of cell that covers the basal lamina; reduces the time required for material to cross the epithelial barrier.
Stratified cuboidal epithelium is found:
along the ducts of sweat glands and in the larger ducts of the mammary glands.
Membrane that line cavities that communicate with the exterior of the body is __.
mucous membrane or mucosae
__ is the type of epithelium found most often often were secretion and absorption takes place.
simple columnar epithelium.
Tissues that provide strength and support for areas subjected to stress from many directions are __.
dense irregular connective tissue
A term that refers to a reversible change in the normal shape, size, and organization of tissue cells is __.
Fibers connective tissue (components) are produced by:
fibroblasts; 3 kinds of connective tissue fibers: collagenous, elastic, and reticular.
All of the following are true of neurons except:
they are a very specialized form of connective tissue
Microscopic examination of a tissue reveals an open frame work of fibers with large volume of fluid, ground substance, and elastic fibers, this tissue probably came from __.
Endocrine glands empty products into __ and referred to as __ while exocrine glands empty into __?
interstitial fluid; ductless; ducts
Type of epithelium that lines internal body compartments and blood vessels is __.
simple squamous epithelium
Three types of connective tissue are:
connective tissue proper, fluid connective tissues, and supporting connective tissues.
Epithelial that specializes for providing smell, taste, sight, and hearing is known as __.
Proteoglycan reinforce and hold together dead skin cells by filaments, strong connections are called __.
Groups of cells united by junction complexities and interlocking membranes, lack blood vessels
Secretion discharge on the surface provide __ while those discharges in surrounding fluid act as __.
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