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The tissue lining in the mouth, organs of the digestive system, and inner surface of the lungs is classified as:
stratified squamous epithelium
A tissue composed of several layers of cells resting on a basement membrane with flat surface.
is composed of a nonliving extracellular material located between the cells.
A connective tissue differs from an epithelial tissue in that connective tissue...
consist of cells interconnected by gap junctions
What is characteristic of both cardiac and smooth muscle?
Vasoconstriction - contraction of muscle in walls of blood vessels, causing diameter of blood vessels to decrease. What type of muscle is active here?
The reason that intervertebral discs exhibit a large amount of tensile strength to absorb shock is because they possess ___.
areolar connective tissue
Fibroblasts, macrophages and mast cells can be seen in what kind of tissue?
Inability to absorb digested nutrients and secrete mucus might indicate a disorder in which tissue?
Glands, such as the thyroid, that secrete their products directly into the blood rather than through ducts are classified as ___
___ epithelium appears to have two or three layers of cells, but all the cells are in contact with the basement membrane.
A multilayered epithelium with cuboidal basal cells and flat cells at its surface would be classified as .....
In adults, new surface epithelial cells and the epithelial cells lining the intestine are derived from ___
the number of processes that project from the cell body
The structural classification of a neuron is based upon...
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