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anatomy exam 2

four types of tissues
epithelium,connective,muscle, nervous
function of connective
function of muscle
for movement
function of nervous
for communication
location of basement membrane
non-living material attaching epithelium to the underlying connective
functions of epithelium tissue
protection, secretion, and adsorption
which type of epithlial tissue is best suited for exchanging gases?>
simple squamous
which type of columnar tissue is associated with the respiratory tract?
cilliated pseudostratified
give examples of dense regular connective tissue
tendons and ligaments
why does cartilage have limited repair capabilities?
poor blood supply
list characteristics of nervous tissue
found in brain and spinal cord; highly specialized; sensitive to change
describe an osteon
cental canal with osteocytes in concentric circles; basic unit of compact bone
describe reticuloendothelial tissue
reticular fibers with macrophages
3 muscle types
skeletal, cardiac, smooth
describe skeletal
long thin cells with many nuclei; alternating areas of light and dark striations
describe smooth
spindle shaped cells with one centrally located nucleus; no striations
describe cardiac
branching cells with centrally located nucleus; intercalated discs (where 2 cells meet) striations
where is transitional epithelium found
stretchy, ie. urinary bladder