Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

HSO109 pt 7

QuestionAnswer
What is a membrane? - A group of epithelia and connective tissues that ocmbine to protect the organs and the body
What are mucous membranes? - They line passageways - Lubricate - Protect and aid in absorption or secretion -
What are serous membranes? - They are thin - Located around organs and attach them to the body - Examples include: pericardium, pleura, peritoneum - Two surfaces: parietal and visceral
Cutaneous membranes? - It's skin - It's thick, waterproof and dry (in contrast to serious and mucous)
Synovial membranes? - Are the joints - They produce synovial fluid
What are the four types of tissue? - Epithelial - Connective - Muscle - Neural
What are the three types of muscle tissue? - Skeletal - Cardiac - Smooth
What is the structure of the skeletal muscle tissue? - Long - Cylindrical - Strirated
What is the function of the skeletal muscle tissue? - Voluntary movement - Produces heat - Protects organs
Where is skeletal muscle tissue located? - Attached to bones - Around the mouth, anus etc.
What is the structure of cardiac muscle? - Short - Branched - Striated
What is the function of cardiac muscle? - Contracts to pump blood
Where is cardiac muscle located? - The heart
What is the structure of smooth muscle tissue? - Short - Spindle-shaped - No evident striation -
What is the function of smooth muscle tissue? - Involuntary movement - Moves food - Involuntary control of respiration - Moves secretions - Regulates flow of blood in arteries
Where is smooth muscle tissue located? - Walls of major organs - Walls of passageways
What are some characteristics of skeletal muscle tissue? - Cannot divide - Multinucleate (has multiple nuclei) - Contains actin and myosin - Generates heat as a by-product of their contractions - Important role in thermal homeostasis
What are some characteristics of cardiac muscle tissue? - Generally one nucleus (can have up to 5) - Contract on own without any external stimulation
What are some characteristics of smooth muscle tissue? - One nucleus - Can regenerate - Contractile component of the digestive, urinary and reproductive systems
What are neurons comprised of? - A cell body - Axons that transmit info to other cells - Dendrite that receive information
What are neuroglia? - Support cells - Used for protection and nutrient supply
Created by: 974869485886242