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What type of tissue is not found in the human body?

epithelial tissue

The tissue lining in the mouth, organs of the digestive system, and inner surface of the lungs is classified as:

protection of underlying tissues

What is the function of epithelial tissue?

similar cells with a common function

A tissue is made up of....

blood vessels

What is not found in the matrix of cartilage but is in bone?


Mesenchymal cells are most commonly found in ___ connective tissue.

collagen and elastic fibers

What materials are not associated with an epithelium?

stratified squamous epithelium

A tissue composed of several layers of cells resting on a basement membrane with flat surface.

tight junction

What seals the plasma membranes of adjacent epithelial cells tightly together?

columnar epithelium

Goblet cells, which secrete mucus, are best associated with what epithelium?

is composed of a nonliving extracellular material located between the cells.

A connective tissue differs from an epithelial tissue in that connective tissue...


What is not associated with connective tissue?


Connective tissue surrounds organs that must change shape on a regular basis (t/f?)

between the vertebrae

Where would one expect to find cartilage in the spinal column?

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?

support and protect neuron

Glial cells' function?

collagen fibers

The reason that intervertebral discs exhibit a large amount of tensile strength to absorb shock is because they possess ___.

osseous tissue

What tissue has lacunae, calcium salts, and blood vessels?

fibers are not normally visible

How is hyaline cartilage different from elastic or fibrocartilage?

basement membrane

Epithelial tissue has what kind of membrane?

lines the respiratory tract

Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium...

simple squamous

What is a single-layer of epithelium that forms the lining of serous membranes?

connective tissue

Usually contains a large amount of matrix...

fibers and ground substance

Matrix is composed of ___

areolar connective tissue

Fibroblasts, macrophages and mast cells can be seen in what kind of tissue?

epithelial tissue

What tissue type arises from all three embryonic germ layers?


The fiver type that gives connective tissue great tensile strength is ___


Organized groups of cells that have a common purpose form...

elastic cartilage

The shape of the external ear is maintained by...

simple columnar

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 ___


Endothelium provides the slick surface lining all hollow cardiovascular organs (t/f?)


These divide and secrete new matrix within the cartilage.

Pseudostratified columnar

___ epithelium appears to have two or three layers of cells, but all the cells are in contact with the basement membrane.

stratified squamous

A multilayered epithelium with cuboidal basal cells and flat cells at its surface would be classified as .....

An epithelial membrane

Contains simple or stratified epithelia and a basement membrane...


Muscle is connective tissue (t/f?)


Muscles tissue is highly cellular and well vascularized (t/f?)

ground substance, fibers, and cells

3 main components of connective tissue:


Collagen fibers provide high tensile strength in connective tissue (t/f?).


"Blast" cells are undifferentiated, actively dividing cells (t/f?)


Stratified epithelia are present where protection from abrasion is important (t/f?)


Adipose tissue's primary function is nutrient storage (t/f?)

stem cells

In adults, new surface epithelial cells and the epithelial cells lining the intestine are derived from ___


Cells responsible for information processing and transfer are...

glial cells

Microglia, oligodendrocytes, and Schwann cells are all...


Portion of a neuron that carries info in the form of a nerve impulse is called the...

initial segment

The very beginning of the axon is called the...

multilayered membrane around an axon

Myelin is a...

the number of processes that project from the cell body

The structural classification of a neuron is based upon...


Areas of a myelinated axon that are not covered by myelin are called...

axoplasmic neurons

The functional classifications of neurons do not include....


What neuroglia produce cerebrospinal fluid?


Satellite cells surround the cell bodies of peripheral neurons, which can be found in the...

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