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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

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