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Epithelial Quiz

The non living layer that serves to anchor connective tissue to epithelial tissue Basement membrane
Type of tissue that binds, supports, protects, fills spaces, stores fat, and produces blood cells. connective
type of tissue generally lack blood vessels epithelial
cells of this type of tissue readily communicate with each other and with other body parts nervous
tissue attached the bones and found in the walls of how internal organs muscle
a general characteristic of epithelial tissue is that? cells readily divide
a gland that secretes substances out of cells by exocytosis is a? merocrine gland
simple cuboidal epithelium is found in all of the following areas of the body except? lining of the alveoli of the lungs
goblet cells function to ? secrete mucus onto the free surface of tissues
transitional epithelium is specialized to? respond to increased tension
connective tissue found in? bones
epithelial tissue found in? skin/digestive tract
muscle tissue found in? legs -- attachment to joints
nervous tissue found in? brain
describe general characteristics and functions of epithelial tissues. epithelial tissues lack blood vessels (Avascular), are very tightly packed together, are classified by number of cells and shape, can be found pretty much anywhere in the body, and take part in processes: such as osmosis and diffusion.readily divide
Differentiate between epithelial tissues that are classified as simple and those that are stratified. simple-one layer of cells stratified-two or more layers of cells
Differentiate between epithelial cells that are cuboidal and those that are columnar. cuboidal-cube shaped columnar-long and elongated
Distinguish between exocrine glands and endocrine glands. exocrine-moves substances out of ducts. endocrine-moves substances into ducts.
Compare and contrast a mucous cell and a serous cell. serous-thin & watery like cells--use enzymes mucous-thick cells w/ glycoproteins
Created by: bdcruise