3 - Tissues
What type of tissue is not found in the human body?
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....
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.
What seals the plasma membranes of adjacent epithelial cells tightly together?
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?
The reason that intervertebral discs exhibit a large amount of tensile strength to absorb shock is because they possess ___.
What tissue has lacunae, calcium salts, and blood vessels?
fibers are not normally visible
How is hyaline cartilage different from elastic or fibrocartilage?
Epithelial tissue has what kind of membrane?
lines the respiratory tract
Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium...
What is a single-layer of epithelium that forms the lining of serous membranes?
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?
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...
The shape of the external ear is maintained by...
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.
___ 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 .....
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?)
In adults, new surface epithelial cells and the epithelial cells lining the intestine are derived from ___
Cells responsible for information processing and transfer are...
Microglia, oligodendrocytes, and Schwann cells are all...
Portion of a neuron that carries info in the form of a nerve impulse is called the...
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...
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...