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A&P Ch. 4

Tissues and Membranes

What is a group of cells with similar structure and function? Tissue
What are the 4 major groups of tissues? Epithelial, Connective, Muscle, and Nerve
What tissue covers or lines the body surfaces? Epithelial
What tissue connects or supports body parts? Connective
What tissue contracts and moves something? Muscle
What tissue carries regulatory impulses? Nerve
Epithelial cells that are capable of secretion are called? Glands
What is single layer of cells called? Simple
What are many layers of cells called? Stratified
One layer of flat cells that are very thin and very smooth is? Simple Squamous Epithelium
Many layers of flat cells, mitosis takes place in the lowest layer is called? Stratified Squamous Epithelium
What secretes thyroxine? Thyroid Gland
What secretes saliva? Salivary Gland
Reabsorption of useful materials back into the blood is ? Kidney Tubules
What secretes juices for digestion? Lining of the stomach
What secretes digestive enzymes? Lining of the small intestine
Epithelial tissue capable of secretion is? Glands
Goblet cells are? Unicellular
Many cells? Multicellular
What has ducts to take secretions away? Exocrine glands
What is ductless? Endocrine glands
What is specialized to contract and bring about movement? Muscle Tissue
what is the movement of the gut called? Peristalsis
Visceral refers to? Internal organs
What generates and transmits impulses? Neurons
What lines body cavities that open to the environment? Mucous Membranes
What is mostly water, lubricant, and traps dust? Mucus
What is between skin and muscles? Superficial fascia
What lines joint cavities; secretes synovial fluid? Synovial membrane
What is the outermost lining of the heart? Fibrous pericardium
What does the cardiac muscle do? Pumps blood out and then relax to let blood back in after it has circulated through the body.
What protects the brain? Bone
What transports oxygen and carbon dioxide? Blood
Created by: KGreer04