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Histology Test

TermDefinition
nervous tissue characteristics cells of this type of tissue readily communicate with each other and with other body parts
muscle tissue characteristics tissue attached the bones and found in the walls of how internal organs
epithelial tissue characteristics type of tissue generally lack blood vessels
connective tissue characteristics Type of tissue that binds, supports, protects, fills spaces, stores fat, and produces blood cells.
functions of tissue types and location of tissue types in the human body page 95
types of exocrine glands Holocrine, Apocrine, Merocrine, Endocrine
Endocrine vs exocrine exo-secretes product out of ducts endo-into ducts
goblet cells simple columnar epithelium--secretes mucus into tissue fluid/blood
basement membrane a layer of extracellular matrix that anchors epithelial tissue to underlying connective tissue
ligaments vs tendons ligaments connect bones to bones tendons connect muscles to bones
leukocytes responsible for phagocytes within blood tissue
erythrocytes carry out oxygen to body
intercalated discs where the cardiac muscle cell touches another cell
striated long, threadlike cells have alternating light/dark crossing marks
chondrocytes produce cartilage--cartilage like that occupy small chambers and lie within completely cellular matrix
osteocytes located in lacunae; form mature concentric circles
osteoclasts cells that erode bones
repairing bone vs repairing cartilage bone-easier b/c of blood supply
fibroblasts most common; large, star shaped; produce fibers by secreting proteins into extracellular matrix of connective tissue -cells with large vacuoles for proteins--found in adipose tissue
Created by: bdcruise