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ch.4 tissues

epithelial tissue covers and lines
connective tissue provides support
muscle tissue enables movement
nervous tissue controls work
glandular epithelia engage int he manufacture and release of substances
goblet cells single grandular epithelia that produce mucus
excretions substances that ultimately leave the body
secretions regulatory molecules and mucus
junctional complexes plasma membranes
tight junctions fusion of outermost adjoining cells of the plasma membrane
desmosomes strong thickening which connects the plasma membrane
gap junction linked by tubular channels
basement membrane foundation of epithelial cells
microvilli cilia
keratin waterproof substance in skin
endocrine glands secrete regulatory chemicals like hormones
exocrine glands use ducts to secrets directly into the tissue (except goblet cells)
Created by: mtalbot