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Anatomy Cell Quiz


location: stomach epithelial cell function: Histamine receptors act and increase intracellular cAMP Stomach Parietal Cell
location: central nervous system function: they provide installation of axons; supports neurons neuroglia cell Oligodendrocytes
location: the ovaries function: provides genetic material for reproduction Egg Cell (Ovum)
location: in blood function: assists in immune system response; aids in inflammatory responce WBC Neutrophils
location: connective tisse / bone marrow function: responsible for synthesis and mineralization of bone bone cell Osteoblast
location: deepest part of the epithelial tissue function: allows the epidermas to repair itself Skin Cell Basal Cell
location: Oral Cavity function: serves as mucus membrane proovides protection of the mouth Cheek (Epithelial) Cell
location: urinary bladder function: helps movement of liquid; protects urinary bladder from urine Transitional Tissue Cell
location: stomach walls function: releases enzymes into the stomach Stomach Chief Cell
location: small intestine (villea) function: to absorb nutrients and secrete juices that will break down food Small Intestinal Cell
location: brain and spinal cord function: provides physical support/ regulates the internal environment of the brain Neroglia Cells
location: in your blood function: secretes heparin and secretes histomine WBC Basophil
location: underskin around internal organs function: protects internal organs Adipose Cells
location: blood stream (spleen) function: ingesting bacteria, cellular debris and cancer cells WBC Monocyte
location: connective tissue function: helps heal cuts plays a role in inflammatory response Mast Cells
location: lining of the liver function: breakdown of old red blood cells Kupffer Cell
location: bone tissue function: responsible for nutrients/ remodeling process bone cell Osteocyte
location: in the circulatory system function: produces enzymes / fights viral infections WBC Eosinophils
location: central nervous system / tissues of brain and spinal cord function: acts as the main form of neuron defense neuroglia cell Microglia Cells
location: whole body function: supports epithelium to grow on top and regenerate skin cell Epithelial (Skin) Cell
location: bone tissue function: responsible for breaking down the bone and remodeling bone cell Osteoclasts
location: central nervous system / tissues of brain and spinal cord function: responsible for lining the ventricle cavity and central canal of spinal cord neuroglia cell Ependymal Cells
location: (roof of nose) top wall of nose function: receptors of smell Sensory Neuron Olfactory Receptor Cell
location: liver tissue function: stores proteins in the liver / detoxify materials filtered through the liver / makes bile Hepatocyte Cell
location: Cartilage function: makes up the matrix of cartilage Chondrocyte
location: inner ear function: assists with hearing sensory neuron Cochlear Nerve Cell
location: testes function: produce testosterone Leydig Cell
location: ovaries function: to mature into an ovum, form into a female reproductive egg (born with them) Oocytes
location: brain and spinal cord function: supplies nutrients to neurons neuroglia cells Astrocyte
location: brain and spinal cord function: transmits information Neuron
location: spinal cord, peripheral nervous system (wrap around axons) function: produce the myelin sheath and assist in repairing and restoring damaged nerves Schwann Cell
location: throughout the cell function: the process that stops bleeding Thrombocyte (platelets)
location: seminal vesicle function: match with egg / joining of chromosomes Sperm Cell
location: blood / bone marrow / spleen function: protects the body from infection, matured in the thymus WBC T - Cell
location: blood vessels / stomach (hollow organs) function: contracts the organ / produces protein / helps move muscle muscle cell Smooth Muscle Cell
location: walls of the heart function: makes up the structure of the heart muscle cell Cardiac Muscle Cell
location: stomach / pancreas / mammary gland function: secrete digestive enzymes Acini Cells
location: kidneys function: removes exess water and wastes from blood Nephron
location: bottom layer of the epidermis function: produce melanin, leaves the cell through its dendrites skin cell Melanocyte
location: throughout the body made of tendons function: make up muscle tissue muscle tissue Skeletal Muscle Cell
location: testes function: helps sperm cells through the maturing process Sertoli Cells
location: mammary gland / breasts function: makes up mammary gland, which produces milk to feed offspring Mammary Cell
location: blood stream function: secretes antibodies; involved in immune system response and regulation WBC Lymphocyte
location: salivary gland function: to produce and secrete saliva Salivary Gland Cell
location: surface area of the external layer of skin function: serves as a barrier between the organisms and holds Keratin Skin Cell Keratinocyte
location: taste buds / esophagus / cheeks function: what gives you taste / helps determine bitter, sweet, sour ... etc. sensory cell Gustatory Cell
location: Pancreas function: makes and releases insulin also releases c-peptide and amylin; lowers blood sugar Pancreatic Beta Cell
location: retina function: helps w/ transmitting sight to your brain sensory cell Eye Retina Cell
location: Epigastrium function: make and release glucagen; raises blood sugar Pancreatic Alpha Cell
location: in the blood function: carries oxygen; delivers oxygen to tissues RBC Erythrocyte
Created by: fonix420