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Different tissues

What are the four types of Tissues? Epithelial, Muscular, Nerve, & Connective
Where are Epithelial Tissues found? (3) -Not body parts, Areas Covers body surfaces, lines body cavities, and forms glandular epithelium
What are the functions of epithelial tissues? (5) Protection, Absorption, Filtration, Excretions, and Secretions
What are the first 3 characteristics of Epithelial tissue & describe them -Cellularity; composed almost entirely of cells-Special contacts; form continuous sheets, held together by tight junctions and desmosomes-Polarity- apical surface=Free exposed surface & basal surface=lower attached surface
What are the second 3 characteristics of Epithelial tissue & describe them -Supported by connective tissue. The basement membrane is formed by basal lamina & reticular lamina (collagen protein fibers)-Avascular but innervated-Regenerative
What are the two classification types of epithelia? & give definitions Simple or Stratified; Simple is one layer & stratified is 2 or more
Classification of Epithelia by cell shape (3) Squamous-flattened, cuboidal-cubed, and columnar-columns
Created by: lstocker4