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4 types of tissue

epithelial, muscle, nervous, connective

goblet cells

secrete a protective fluid called mucus onto the free surface of epithelial tissue

function of keratin

kills the cell, waterproofs, provides barrier to microorganisms

where keratin is primarily found

skin--thickest in palms and soles of feet

mast cell

cells to which antibodies, formed in response to allergens, become attached

types of connective tissue fibers

collagenous, elastic, reticular

function of collagenous fibers

give strength

function of elastic fibers

provide flexibility

function of reticular fibers

provide framework


cartilage cells

3 types of cartilage

hyaline, elastic, fibrocartilage


bone cells

type of tissue that lines the bladder

transitional epithelium

type of tissue associated with goblet cells

simple columnar epithelium

tissue that forms the inner lining of the respiratory passages

pseudostratified columnar epithelium


connect muscles to bones and muscles to other muscles


connect bones to bones at joints

composition of tendons and ligaments

fibrous connective tissue

type of muscle tissue that can be consciously controlled


kind of membrane that occurs between epithelial and connective tissues


type of tissue that makes up the outer layer of skin

stratified squamous epithelium

type of epithelium that is built to stretch


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